If you have been following along with my skincare posts you read this post on Getting rid of Melasma & Hyperpigmentation. You know I’m on a mission to find a treatment process that women can use to fade out Hyperpigmentation and Melasma. Melasma is definitely harder to treat than any other skin condition. You have to check so many factors when treating it. You can read the previous post on all the different treatments to treat it.
I just experienced my first PRP Facial which is also known as the Vampire Facial. It’s not as scary or bloody as I thought it would be. I go to the one and only Dr. Russak in NYC, Russak Dermatology. Doctors have been using platelets within the medical community for years and have seen tremendous regenerative benefits. The PRP facial uses plasma from your very own blood to promote skin renewal and skin regeneration.
The plasma contains platelets and a large concentration of growth factors which repair photodamaged and aging skin by stimulating fresh new tissue. The doctor will use a device to microneedle or make small injections into your skin. This cocktail of plasma will boost collagen production,stimulate fibroblasts to repair our old cells, and create fresh new skin that glows. It’s an amazing treatment. The doctor will draw your blood during the treatment, spin the blood to get the plasma (PRP), and then within 10 minutes inject the plasma into your skin with the microneedle device. The doctor will numb your face first so that you won’t feel the small injections happening all over your face.
I can’t believe the results so far. I’m only 5 days out from my treatment and I keep wiping off my mirror to make sure it’s really my skin. It looks smoother than it has in ten years and I can see my pigmentation is breaking up and getting much lighter. When I have make up on, you can’t even see my hyperpigmentation.
Click on the link to see my daily skincare routine . I’ve seen a dramatic difference in my skin just from 4 weeks of changing up my plan. It’s very anti-aging and my skin is definitely fading out the spots and replacing the old skin with bright new skin. I definitely recommend doing this treatment. As I have been going trough this process the 3 things I highly recommend are:
2.Get on an aggressive skincare plan
Remember I talked about not doing photo-facials lasers on melasma skin. You can read more about it here but I want to make sure that those of you with Melasma stay clear away from lasers. It will make it worse! Leave comments on what you are experiencing. I’m working with this incredible doctor and can ask anything you might have concerns about if you don’t live in this area. I’ll keep the updates coming.