Products you might not have known that can also treat dark spots Products you might not have known that can also treat dark spots

Products you might not have known that can also treat dark spots

There are several products that can treat dark spots or hyperpigmentation. But there are some less known products that can also provide a lot of benefits to your skin.

What should a product do to minimize dark spots?

 Dark spots on your skin or hyperpigmentation is an umbrella term that includes a lot of skin conditions that can make your skin turn darker in some areas. It is basically an overproduction of the pigment of your skin triggered by internal or external factors –like hormonal changes, acne, scarring from surgery, eczema, burns, psoriasis or sun damage. 

What should a product do to minimize dark spots?

The idea is to stimulate cell turnover and gently exfoliate your skin to reveal new skin. There are well-known products to do so, such as retinol, niacinamide or vitamin C.

Products you might not have known that can also treat dark spots 

 Products you might not have known that can also treat dark spots 

Tranexamic Acid

It is said to be the next holy grail of skincare, it can reverse discoloration and it is gentle on the skin and it can be paired with niacinamide and vitamin C.

Mulberry Extract

The mulberry extract comes from the stems and roots of the mulberry plant, it is mild and it cal slow down the production of melanin in the skin. This means that it can balance the skin tone and make your skin appear smoother and more even. 

Arbutin

Arbutin is a derivative of hydroquinone –a compound typically prescribed to treat hyperpigmentation. The main difference is that arbutin is gentler than hydroquinone –you should always use it under expert supervision. 

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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