We often notice uneven skin and dark spots on face, neck and body. These signs may indicate pigmentation and also known hyperpigmentation. Pigmentation isn’t harmful. its a condition which makes the skin darker.
Hyperpigmentation occurs in small patches and affects the entire body. Due to an increase in the production of melanin and melanin is a pigment that gives skin its color. Most commonly it appears on cheeks, nose, forehead, and neck. It’s caused by sun exposure, acne scars, Hormonal imbalances, some medication, pregnancy, and trauma to the skin.
Pigmentations are preventable .some remedies you can do it home and from further damage. Usually, 70% to 80% pigment caused by the sun so wearing a good sunscreen ( at least SPF 30 to 50) works as a barrier against the harmful sun rays. there is a number of different treatment option available.
Face peels or skin brightening peels is one of the fastest way. the peels usually contain phytic acid, salicylic acid and aplha hydroxy acids. when you exfoliate your skin, new skin cells emerge to take the place of the old ones and skin looks more even and smoother .
lightening creams are easily available in the stores. it’s available in gel form and cream. Products contain vitamin c, hydroquinone, licorice extract, and vitamin B-3 prevent pigmentations. usually, creams take up to 6months to 12 months to lighten the pigment.
cosmetic procedures are also a very effective way to lighten the pigment. the best way to get it done, you should check with your dermatologist or beauty therapist.
- laser peel
- Intense pulse light therapy(IPL)
it’s very important to protect your skin after these concertante treatments.
use good skincare products and a good sunscreen