Skin Lightening Treatments

Skin Lightening Treatments

Let’s understand skin lightening and its treatments

The minute you step out of the house, your skin joins the path of becoming dull, rough, pigmented, dark, and dry. How? Because our skin is a sensitive organ and when you’re out, you get exposed to the sun, dirt, dust, pollution, bacteria, and a lot of other harmful and toxic substances. All this shows up on your skin that results in you looking older than your actual age (which definitely lowers the self-esteem of a few).

We at Sakhiya Skin Clinic often cross our path with questions like ‘how can we lighten our skin?’ ‘Is there any way to make my skin glow?’ At some point of time in life, you must have also thought about some easy and quick ways of getting light and bright skin (yes, we are talking about that nod).

You can thank the modern advancements and technology, due to which there have been recent developments for effective skin lightening treatments. It can revitalize the skin for getting its glow and youthfulness back. 

Let us see some treatments available for the glowing you.

Firstly, what is skin lightening?

Skin lightening treatment is basically a procedure of reducing the increased melanin content in your skin. When excessive melanin gets accumulated in the skin, it causes dark spots and uneven tone. Hence with skin lightening treatment, you can get even, brighter, and lighter facial skin.

Skin whitening and Skin lightening treatments are sometimes misunderstood as the same line of treatment, but they are not. Skin whitening involves using different toxic chemicals and can further harm the skin whereas, skin lightening treatments treat the melanin concentrations and clear the blemishes naturally for lighter, brighter and healthier skin.

Types Of Skin Lightening Treatments Available –


Microdermabrasion is considered one of the best skin brightening treatments. If you are looking to improve your overall skin texture and tone, or cure skin-related problems, including dull skin, then this is a safe procedure. Microdermabrasion is suitable for almost all skin colours and types. With this treatment, you can definitely get lighter and more youthful skin back!



 Medifacial is a medical facial supervised by professionals & dermatologists. These facials are safe and customizable as per your skin type & need. It is beneficial for repairing sun-damaged skin, deep moisture, firming skin rejuvenation. Also, suitable for wrinkles & fine lines, reduce oiliness, makes skin soft & supple, improves tone & texture. Medi-facials are performed using various devices and techniques that help deep penetration of the constituents in the skin, unlike regular spas. And it provides lasting results.

Organic peels

A organic peel is a strong-peeling solution such as alpha-hydroxy acid that is applied to remove the top layer of the skin and penetrates deeply to exfoliate the skin for a smoother and healthier layer. It is prevalent for all types of acne scars, blemishes, pigmentation, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone. One of the preferred skin lightening treatments, organic peels rejuvenate the skin. Bu this is restricted if you have a darker complexion if you are on medication and other factors. Dermatologists at Sakhiya Skin Clinic after analyzing your skin would suggest the best peel for your skin type for the best results.

Laser-like Spectra Carbon Peel

 This is a contemporary skin lightening treatment that is safe for all skin types and effective in reducing pigmentation and even skin tone. We have seen patients with brown patches on their facial skin, especially on the forehead, T-section, nose, chin, cheeks, and above the upper lip, then spectra carbon peel is a suitable choice for them. These are prevalent for pigmentation, uneven skin tone, large and clogged pores, skin dullness, and boosting collagen production.


 Hydradermabrasion is a non-invasive, painless, and fast skin-lightening treatment that uses serum and water-based techniques to exfoliate the upper layer of the skin. It removes the damaged and dead cells to restore the healthier and hydrated layer. Usually, diamond-tip devices are used to control the water pressure and effectively target the area resulting in improved skin tone, reduces pore size, hydrated skin, and brightened face.

Along with the treatments, there are a few products or ingredients that help in the lightening of the skin. Some of them are –


Arbutin is extracted from the Bearberry plant, which makes it a safer option when compared to harmful chemical agents. It helps reduce pigmentation, lighten skin, and treat sunburns. It also suppresses unwanted skin pigmentation.


Retinol is an important form of Vitamin A that is essential for healthy skin. Along with treating the damaged skin, Retinol triggers cell division and results in renewed and exfoliated skin. It also boosts collagen production, restores mitotic activity, and thus makes your skin wrinkle-free, lighter, and happier!

·Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a powerful and highly antioxidant ingredient when comes to skincare. It provides moisture to dull skin, treats acne, and brightens the skin, giving you a youthful glow. Vitamin C also fights off hyperpigmentation, signs of ageing, and even sunburn. A perfect constituent for rejuvenated and healed skin.

Aftercare post-treatment

It is always recommended for you to not use harsh or chemical products on your skin post the treatment. After the skin-lightening treatment, the area becomes sensitive for some time and hence it is necessary to use good and natural products for effective results.

– For soothing skin, use petroleum jelly or aloe vera gel.

– Only use high-quality sunscreens

– Build a good skincare routine.

– Make sure to use a gentle cleanser

– make Vitamin C and Retinol your best friends

– Don’t scrub or scratch the treated areas

– If swollen, take prescribed pain killers or ointments.

When Skin lightening treatments are not an ideal choice?

Most of the treatments are quite effective and suitable for all skin types. Still, there are some circumstances when dermatologists wouldn’t suggest you undergo skin lightening treatment.These can be harmful to you when –

– You have existing or have a history of certain medical conditions

– You are on medications

– You are having severe skin problems

– You have not so healthy lifestyle

This is why it is necessary for you to consult an experienced dermatologist when you are considering such treatments. At Sakhiya Skin Clinic, we ensure that our experienced dermatologists and specialists analyze your skin first, take your medical history and every detail to ensure that the treatments effectively benefit you and do not harm you in any way.

For skin and hair related consultations, reach out to our dermatologist on thetoll-free number 1800 1200 70000.