Fibrous insoluble protein that is responsible for giving skin its strength, elasticity, suppleness and resilience. Collagen supports the epidermis, lending its durability. Collagen reduces with the natural cycle of aging thus losing the skin’s youthful appearance.
Targeted laser procedures that promote a delayed exfoliation response by stimulating the layers of skin from within first with noticeable outer exfoliation days later.
Upper or outer layer of skin; mostly made up of flat, scale-like cells called squamous cells. The epidermis provides a waterproof barrier and creates our skin tone.
Areas of uneven pigmentation in skin appearing as darkened patches or spots on the skin often caused by sun damage (melasma), inflammation or other skin injuries (acne vulgaris). Darker skin tones are more prone to hyperpigmentation exhibiting an excess production of melanin.
Loss of colour in the skin that appears as lighter spots on the skin often caused by trauma, including burns, blisters, scrapes or other injuries that can scar and deplete the melanin in the skin. It can also occur due to congenital conditions, such as vitiligo or albinism.