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Gotta watch your back

Published : Nov 28, 2017, 1:52 am IST
Updated : Nov 28, 2017, 1:54 am IST

The festive season is upon us, and for those wanting to go bare backed, various procedures are available to make you look flawless.

There are few new therapies which can give you a more glamorous look.
 There are few new therapies which can give you a more glamorous look.

When we talk about beauty and fashion, the back is a very important part of the body, especially when our divas are considering ethnic dresses and backless cholis to wear on special occasions.       

We all know that skin issues like acne, dryness and irritation extend below our necks. Our backs in particular suffer from skin distress. Our backs must be shown the same love as our faces.

There are few new therapies which can give you a more glamorous look.

Back facial is a pampering skin treatment that involves the cleansing, exfoliating and nourishing of your back. There are various procedures that intend to improve uneven skin tone, pigmentation, skin texture, acne prone skin etc. Daily care is needed to keep the back healthy and glowing. This includes good cleansing, maintaining hydration with a good moisturiser, sun protection, weekly scrubs, plenty of fluids and healthy diet. For further enhancement and quick results, expert care  could be sought which include Tribeam premium laser (NdYAG Q-switched laser), microdermabrasion, chemical peels, serum infusion and primelease laser hair reduction.

Tribeam Laser Toning switched Nd:YAG laser treatment is great for reducing pigmentation, uneven skin tone, brightening your skin while also bleaching the fine hair on your body. This treatment gives instant and visible results from the first session, has minimum downtime and the added advance of bleaching the fine hair. Due to its popularity and craze in film industry, it is also called as a Hollywood Facial. Instant pigmentary improvement (when combined with tribeam premium laser)  is a pampering and relaxing experience. The interval between sessions would be around a month with almost zero downtime for regular daily activities but avoidance of excessive sun exposure, sauna and steam, swimming and strenuous activities for next three days is recommended. Duration for treatment is 90-100 minutes.

Laser toning is the latest trend globally to get a more even toned and fairer skin instantly. Laser toning is done by a Tribeam premium which is Q-switch NdYAG laser which works by diluting the excess melanin formed due to sun tanning or other skin conditions. It has no downtime and gives result immediately.

Mild peels that exfoliate and lighten your skin, that take care of your exfoliation, bleaching, moisturising, brightening and glowing needs, the world renowned HydraFacial and Oxygeneo can also be done for the back and gives very good results.

Dr Varsha S Patil is a consultant dermatologist

Tags: back facial, hydrafacial