Dull complexion

Dull complexion

A dull complexion is basically a complexion of the skin that has lost its liveliness, charm, and brightness. In normal circumstances, the skin makes us of a moisture and oil to retain our skin in a smooth and bright state. Skin damage due to sun exposure, environmental factors like pollutants such as chemicals and dust etc., reduces the ability of the skin to do this job properly and thus it becomes dull and dry. There is one major contributor to the dull complexion of the skin is the accumulation of dead cells on the surface of the skin.

Causes of dull skin:

  • Smoking.

  • Excessive Alcohol consumption.

  • Dehydration and poor diet.

  • Not enough Sleep.

  • Higher stress levels.

  • Lack of healthy and balanced diet.

  • UV and Ageing.

  • Poor blood circulation.

  • Exposure to the sun.

  • Metabolic disorder.

  • Weather change.

  • Lack of exfoliation.

  • The sloughing off of dead skin cells can also be a cause of dry skin.

  • In general, any triggers which create trouble for our skin to receive much-needed oxygen and nutrients and keep our skin deprive of these substances that will result in dull skin tone and texture.

Symptoms of Dull Skin:

  • The biggest symptom is, of course, a loss of brightness from the skin.

  • Lack of water plus dead skin cells lead to the formation of a darker layer on the skin.

  • Other symptoms that come along with skin dulling include skin damage.

  • You will notice the onset of conditions such as sun spots.

Treatment for Dull Skin:

  • Microdermabrasion/skin polishing

  • Laser Rejuvenation treatment

  • You can exfoliate your skin using an exfoliating jelly that contains vanilla and alginate (also known as alginic acid) that removes impurities, blackheads, and whiteheads from your skin.

  • A balancing facial that exfoliates the skin using Micro-Dermabrasion (a procedure that involves spraying crystals with exfoliative properties on the face in order to eliminate dead cells of the epidermis) and using a serum to add nourishment to your skin can prove to be very effective and helps to get back your glory and beauty.