Should you be treating body and facial hyperpigmentation differently? Should you be treating body and facial hyperpigmentation differently?

Should you be treating body and facial hyperpigmentation differently?

Hyperpigmentation can appear as a result of an inflammatory process in your skin, as a result of acne, or because of sun exposure, but should you be treating body and facial hyperpigmentation differently?

Sunspots, acne scars, and marks due to inflammatory processes on your skin, all qualify as hyperpigmentation. If you look closely, you'll notice that your skin has darker spots where more melanin has been produced as a result of being exposed to external aggressors. 

Hyperpigmentation can appear as a result of an inflammatory process in your skin, as a result of acne, or because of sun exposure, but should you be treating body and facial hyperpigmentation differently? 

 The difference is that your face receives much more attention – regular exfoliations, moisturizing, vitamin C and SPF, all of which help keep hyperpigmentation at bay.

So, should you be treating body and facial hyperpigmentation differently?

So, should you be treating body and facial hyperpigmentation differently? 

The skin on your body is thicker than your face, then fading hyperpigmentation will require ingredients that can penetrate deeper into your skin. 

Vitamin C is always a good solution to get rid of hyperpigmentation, but licorice root extract can also work to reduce the chances of its appearance. Licorice root extract also helps fade dark spots, and it has anti-inflammatory effects.

Make sure you exfoliate regularly, tone those areas you want to treat and follow with a serum with a powerful formula that can be absorbed into the skin. 

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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