We all have some skin issues such as pigmentation, dark spots, and textured skin and you might be wondering, 'what is the cause of this?'?
Pigmentation is when certain areas of your skin are darker than the rest. It can appear in smaller patches or cover larger areas. It happens when the skin produces more melanin than normal. It may happen due to sun damage, Melasma (hormonal change), or post-acne.
There are certain ingredients and products that can help to fade the look of dark spots, which may also help reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation on your face. Here are some of the things you could try:
Licorice root, also known as sweet root, is used mostly to fade blemishes and dark spots. It is also used in treating a variety of skin diseases due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-carcinogenic, and antiviral properties. It can be seen in most of our creams and serum. It is available in powdered form. You can use the powder for DIY Face Masks and Hair Masks. It suits all skin types.
Alpha Arbutin is one of the advanced skin lightening ingredients that is clinically proven to reduce hyperpigmentation & blemishes, reduces dark spots, acne marks (or pimple marks), resulting in even skin tone. Regular use of this serum can help in reducing skin tan and it is suitable for all skin types.
Tranexamic Acid has been proven to reduce melasma, fade dark spots and pigmentation, and is suitable for all skin types.
Vitamin A, B, and C
Vitamin A is also known as retinol is added to creams to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by increasing the production of collagen. Retinol is an ingredient in skin care products for anti-aging and acne purposes. It is suitable for matured and pigmented skin.
Vitamin B is also known as Niacinamide. It is clinically proven to deliver blemish-free even skin tone, prevents face marks, dark spots, or age spots resulting in a clear glowing complexion. It is suitable for all skin types.
Vitamin C contains AHA helps in hyperpigmentation and dark spots. L-Ascorbic Acid is a form of vitamin C.It is an antioxidant and skin-soothing agent that can improve the appearance of signs of aging. It prevents UV damage and brightens the skin tone. It is suitable for all skin types.