Ethnicity is described well after taking into consideration your skin color. Melanin is the chemical compound in your skin that is responsible for the skin color. People will tend to be dark or lighter depending on the amount of melanin that they have in the skin. The more the melanin compound you have in your skin, the better you will age. People with fairer complexion will tend to show signs of aging earlier in life when compared to people with dark complexion who will take time before they can show any sign of aging. People of different ethnics will share different signs of aging; they include thinner hair follicles, greying of hair, slower hair growth, lines and wrinkles, loss of skin elasticity, sagging or drooping skin and reduction in collagen production.
For you to reduce the effects of aging on your skin, you can contact a cosmetic surgeon who will perform corrective surgery on your face. Here are some of the major ethnic groups in the world and the most effective cosmetic treatments:
These ethnics are characterized by a fair complexion. They have a tendency of burning before tanning. In case you decide to tan your skin, you will end up achieving a golden tan that is attractive. Too much exposure to the sun, people in these ethnicity can end up having sun burns. In some cases the people can end up developing skin cancer due to too much exposure to the sun. Signs of premature aging in the ethnics are characterized by signs of aging that develop around the eyes. Sunspots and damage are among the major sign of aging in the people. Some of the cosmetic procedures that a surgeon can use to improve the appearance of the skin in these ethnicities include:
Ant wrinkle treatments: These will help in getting rid of aging signs such as marionette lines and crow’s feet.
Dermal fillers: These will add volume to the skin hence prevent sagging skin which is common in the people under these ethnicities.
Plasma treatments: These are treatments used to give the skin a youthful look.
Fractional laser resurfacing: This can treat severe sun damaged skin. It can also offer an effective treatment to dark sunspots.
Microdermabrasion treatments: These can be used to get rid of fade slight sun damage. It can also treat medium sunspots.
Asians have carotene which is responsible in the yellow color in their skins. When compared to Anglos, you will find the Asians tend to show signs of aging when it is late in their lives. They are also less likely to develop wrinkles. Cases of early grey hair in the Asians are very rare. Cases of skin cancer in the Asians are very rare. Drawbacks that the Asian experience in their skin include changes in pigmentation. They are also more prone to developing hypertrophy scarring. They can also develop keloid and unsightly scars. Some of the cosmetic surgery procedures that can be used to fight signs of aging in Asians include the following:
Microdermabrasion treatments: these can be used to treat pigmentation scarring and other types of scars that are common in Asians.
Laser therapy: This can be used to treat fade keloid scars.
Hispanic or Latino
The skin of this ethnic group has some shades of brown. This is due to the fair amount of melanin that their skin has. Some of the signs of aging that they show include uneven skin, acne scars, dark spots and acne breakouts. Some of the possible treatments that a cosmetic surgeon can offer include:
Microdermabrasion: This can be used to get rid of dark spots, skin discoloration, acne scars and hyperpigmentation.
Non-Ablative Fractional Resurfacing: This is used to treat sun damage.
Laser Hair Removal: This can be used to get rid of unwanted hair on the face.
Laser therapy: Can be used to eliminate keloids.
They have a lot of melanin in their skins. The skin is thicker hence less prone to signs of early aging. They have a problem of more hair growth and oil production. Possible treatments include:
Laser hair removal treatments: This can remove unwanted hair on the face and body.
Intense pulse light: To remove dark circles under the eye.
Microdermabrasion treatments: Can be used to reduce appearance of hyperpigmentation.
Laser treatments: Can be used to treat appearance of melasma.
Black or African American
Their skin has a lot of melanin. They tend to have hypersensitive skin. Some of the problems that they mostly face include skin discoloration, melisma, ashy skin and keloids. Possible treatments include:
Microdermabrasion: To treat hyperpigmentation, ashy skin and melasma.
Non-ablative laser treatments: These can fade appearance of keloid scars.