Underarm whitening is a procedure we use at Albany cosmetic and laser center in Edmonton to correct the dark color and pigmentation at the armpit.

A lot of books, articles and scripts have been written to emphasize inner beauty, but no matter how important the inner beauty is, the outer beauty is twice important because it is that gives an implication in most cases of what should be expected of the inner beauty. What this means is, you must give equal care to the outer part of the body as well as the inner part.

With so many safe treatments for pigmentation today, like lasers, hydroquinone, and Microdermabrasion, you do not have to worry about living with any blemish. They are very good ways to whiten your arm and make them look as new and cool, as the day you were born

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What are lasers?

Lasers are also known as lasers peel. Lasers use short concentrated beams of light to remove the unwanted skin as well as damaged skin. Laser technology is used to treat damaged skin, dark circles, dark underarm, wrinkles and other skin factors. Also, Lasers is used to treat melasma effectively and to whiten dark spot.

What laser do we use for under arm whitening?

we have multiple laser for underarm whitening procedure such as nano-laser spectra, Fraxel and Fotona laser

What are the advantages of laser skin whitening and why should I use this method?

  • Professional assistance

When there is any form of complication, the doctors are always available to take responsibilities for the laser patient. Using the laser treatment puts you at a low risk as you will be under surveillance during and after treatment.

  • Fast results

Some whitening treatments take weeks, or even months, to show results, however, this is not the case with laser treatment. Laser treatments take a couple of hours and improvements are seen right away in some situations.  Immediately after treatment, your skin will look smoother and brighter and progressively improve as time goes on. This is particularly true with ablative treatment where all you require is about one or treatment.

  • Positive reports by most people

Most people who have used lasers whitening treatment always give a good report at the end of the treatment. Most skin whitening products are not all equally effective; however, laser whitening technique has proven to be effective. Lasers have helped to clear skin conditions like acne, wrinkles, and so much more – apart from just whitening the skin.


What are the risks or side effects involved in laser treatment?

Though laser helps you look better, there are some side effects involved in the use of lasers. The side effects are minor and they occur in few cases.

  • Prolonged redness of the skin after treatment
  • Swelling of the area
  • Blistering
  • Scaring
  • Cold sore reactivation
  • Scabbing

Generally, to avoid these side effects, make sure that your doctor (or injection certified pharmacists) is well trained. Also, make certain that you are in the best condition for the treatment – make sure that you do not have any allergies related to laser treatment. If you do, then use another treatment method that does not involve the laser treatment.

How much does an armbit whitening laser treatment cost?

Laser resurfacing and whitening treatment costs depend on the affected area and the type of laser used as there are different types of lasers.

Furthermore, as calculated by the American society of plastic surgeons, the average cost of a laser skin whitening and resurfacing treatment is about $700 for the initial protocl. However, clients might need maintainance sessions every 6 months at $300 per session.

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What is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is a non-chemical, non-invasive treatment procedure that uses a spray of microcrystals to remove, or peel the outermost layer of dry, dead skin and reveals healthier and younger skin. Also, it also encourages the production of the new and underlying skin.

Microdermabrasion is a gentler than dermabrasion as dermabrasion is a more intense procedure used to treat darker areas and deeper facial lines.

How much does underarm whitening cost?       

The cost depends on certain factors and such factors include: how much Microdermabrasion the patient needs, the doctor, the hospital and the geographic location of the treatment are administered. The price of Microdermabrasion is usually lower than other underarm whitening methods.

What are the risks?

The method is non-surgical and safe and there are no risks except for irritations and redness in few cases.

Lasers, hydroquinone, and Microdermabrasion will help keep your underarm white. All three methods are non-surgical and are very safe with little or no risks. Make sure you seek the help of a medical professional when the need arises.

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What is hydroquinone?

Hydroquinone, also known as benzene-1 or quinol is a skin lightener used in quite a number of whitening skin creams and dark mark fade treatments. Hydroquinone reduces the production of melanin in your skin.

Can hydroquinone be used for underarm whitening?

Hydroquinone is one of the best skin lightening agents available. It is used in almost any part of the body. You must make sure that the area is dry before you apply hydroquinone. Having said that, hydroquinone is very effective for removing dark spots underarm.

What percentage is safe and effective?

5% hydroquinone is good and very effective as well. Some individuals who have intense dark skin may use 10 percent hydroquinone. It is better to start small, use 5% hydroquinone for a period of at least 3 months before you switch to 10% if you desire quick and effective results.

How long will it take to get the best results from hydroquinone?

For some, it may take approximately 7 to 12 weeks and for others, it may be longer. Nonetheless, it depends on the strength used. You must use the treatment consistently for 3 months before you can ascertain its effectiveness.

What are the risks and side effect of hydroquinone?

There are some risks that accompany the use of hydroquinone in some cases. Such risks hardly occur, but they do for some people. Such side effects include:

  • Severe skin redness, burning or stinging
  • There may be blisters or oozing
  • Discoloration of the skin.
  • Severe cracking, darkness or even bleeding of the skin.