Skin camouflage

What is skin camouflage?

Skin camouflage or concealment is the skilled application of specialist products designed to minimise, neutralise and mask defects/discolouration of the skin at surface level, creating a totally natural finish. 

Who is this treatment suitable for?

It can be used on any part of the body and is suitable for men, women and children. It is a safe topical, non-invasive treatment for people with scars or other disfiguring skin conditions.

Camouflage creams can make a significant difference to disfiguring skin blemishes and provide effective, long-lasting, waterproof cover. They can be used to cover a wide number of visible conditions, including:

  • Scarring surgical or other/burns/chemical burns
  • Tattoos
  • Rosacea
  • Birthmarks/skin grafts
  • Vitiligo
  • Skin discoloration/pigmentation
  • Other dermatological conditions

What are the benefits of this treatment?

Skin camouflage can offer a simple route to improved confidence and independence. 

Additional benefits include:

  • Appearance is instantly improved
  • Focus is no longer on the defect or discolouration
  • It does not interfere with ongoing medical treatment or treatment in progress
  • Improves confidence and self esteem

How does skin camouflage work?

This specialist service provides support and instruction in skin camouflage to men, women and children, who have a wide range of disfigurements. The patient’s needs are assessed. Skin colour matching techniques are demonstrated along with instruction on self-application and home care procedures. 

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