Skin whitening injections have been popular in recent years, but do they really work?
Most of these injections include ingredients like glutathione, vitamin B, and vitamin C. Glutathione is an antioxidant that helps remove free radicals and repair DNA in the body. While it’s used in medicine to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and increase antioxidant function in certain diseases, there’s limited evidence to support its effectiveness in skin whitening. Long-term use of glutathione may even lead to unknown risks.
Vitamin C and vitamin B also have antioxidant properties, but there’s no evidence to suggest that they work for skin whitening when taken orally or injected. Additionally, excessive doses can be toxic. Skin whitening injections vary in composition and have not been medically proven to whiten skin or treat pigmentation. Even if they do work, the results are short-lived, and the pigmentation will likely return if injections are discontinued.
It’s important to note that there are no major pharmaceutical companies producing skin whitening injections. Many of these injections are produced and sold by cosmetic manufacturers or prepared by beauty salons, which raises questions about sterilization procedures. Proper sterilization protocols must be followed to minimize risks of infection and other complications.
Tretinoin is a regulated drug that requires approval from health authorities and a prescription from a doctor. It must also be administered intravenously by a medical professional. Using skin whitening injections without proper evaluation from a doctor is dangerous, and some beauty salons even employ non-medical personnel to administer injections. If allergies or adverse reactions occur, customers may face significant health risks and have no protection.
There are many effective treatments available for skin whitening, and it’s essential to consult with a doctor before trying any unverified treatments. Don’t put your health at risk with untested, unregulated skin whitening injections.