HOW TO TREAT HYPERPIGMENTATION
In this blog you will learn about the different types of hyperpigmentation of the skin, how they can be treated/controlled and our top product recommendation to aid you on this battle.
Let’s start by learning the most common types of hyperpigmentation;
Age/sun spots – These can be small or big and are caused by sun injury, commonly from sun exposure or tanning resulting in the over production of melanin in patches of the skin as a protection mechanism.
Post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation – Darker patches on the skin formed due to physical damage to the skin, such as cuts, burns and scratches.
Melanin builds up to aid heal the wound.
Darker and mixed skin tones are more prone to suffering from PIH.
Ladies, unfortunately you are much more prone to suffering from this 🙁
These are worsened when exposed to UV rays or intense heat.
Apart from these, there are quite a few other types of hyperpigmentation but our best tip is to always consult a professional before deciding on what best skin care to use.
Here are some of out top recommendations on how to treat your hyperpigmentation;
Visit a Facial Expert at least one a month – Having regular professional facials with products designed to combat hyperpigmentation will aid to reduce it’s appearance.
Procedures such as Chemical Peels, Microneedling, Laser peels and Dermabrasions are an example of such.
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Now that you’ve learnt a bit about hyperpigmentation and what products you can use to control it don’t hesitate to leave your feedback and share your experience with us.