A guide as to how to treat hyperpigmentation A guide as to how to treat hyperpigmentation

A guide as to how to treat hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is quite normal and it can pop anywhere. This is what to do to prevent it and to treat hyperpigmentation at home.

Hyperpigmentation is a skin condition that affects everyone. It is c characterized by patches on your skin that are darker than your normal skin color. They are usually brown patches similar to large freckles, some are more diffused or others are very localized. 

The causes of hyperpigmentation

A guide as to how to treat hyperpigmentation

Some conditions such as hemochromatosis or hyperthyroidism can cause hyperpigmentation and it can also be a side effect of certain medications.

Localized hyperpigmentation is usually the result of a direct injury or inflammation to the skin. It is typically the result of popping pimples, applying chemicals on the skin, hormonal fluctuations, and UC damage.

How to prevent it

Prevention is the key. If you have hurt your skin or if you have any inflammation, try not to touch it because it will make it worse. Make sure you apply sunscreen to the injury and you should stop picking at your skin. 

The treatment

Make sure to exfoliate and try ingredients like vitamin C or glycolic acid serums that can help even out your skin tone. 

If hyperpigmentation is due to medical reasons, you can consult a doctor to even our your tone, if you want to make the localized spots less noticeable make sure to apply SPF regularly.

Make sure to exfoliate and try ingredients like vitamin C or glycolic acid serums that can help even out your skin tone. 

Aniela Dybiec

Aniela is a writer who loves art, makeup, and magick. She is also an amateur illustrator, a wellness fan and a vegetarian.+ info

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