Dark spots are those areas of the skin that are usually darker than the rest of the body. This can happen due to 'n' number of reasons like excess melanin produced in the body, pollution, pimples, age, genetics, hormonal imbalances, excessive exposure to UV rays, etc. This causes uneven skin tone in both, men and women. There are different types of dark spots; hence, to remove them, you should know which type of dark spots you are suffering from. Here are the most common types of dark spots a person can have-
It causes due to inflammation that leads to enhanced pigmentation. People generally face blemishes when they face PIH. Touching the acne leads to dark spots in this situation.
Post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH):
Women with darker skin complexions generally get to face melasma. In this skin issue, the spots are of larger sizes and the color of the skin ranges from light yellow to dark brown.
This type of spot occurs due to excessive exposure of skin to sunlight. So, this happens generally to adults as they are more prone to the outside environment and they can either have single or multiple spots.
Ways to reduce dark spots-
Dark spots cannot be prevented, but their effects can certainly be reduced. Here are a few ways in which dark spots can be removed or avoided to a great extent.
Everybody knows the importance of vitamin C for our skin. Hence, if you are someone who faces skin discoloration or dark spots, you should go for skincare products enriched with vitamin C. The regular usage of such products helps even out the skin tone and provides you the younger-looking skin.
Add Vitamin C to your daily routine
One needs to apply sunscreen whatever the month is. One should always apply sunscreen daily even if they don't go outdoors. Sunscreens with SPF 30 or more are good to shield our skin. The type of sunscreen shall be chosen as per your requirement.
Always apply sunscreen
Only early morning sunlight is good for health and one must avoid going outside between 10 am and 4 pm unless it is urgent. Covering the face with a cloth protects it not only from direct sunlight but also from pollutants. If you are at a beach, sit under a sun umbrella. If that is also not possible, at least wear a wide-brimmed hat to shade your face.
Cover your face
Our hands are not clean all the time. Hence, we should avoid touching our faces with our hands again and again, especially if there is a scratch or a mosquito bite. Rubbing over it repeatedly can cause inflammation and dark spots.
Avoid touching your skin repetitively
The topical application of OTC products is the easiest way of removing dark spots. There are various products available in the market that contains important ingredients like hydroquinone, lactic acid, salicylic acid, retinol, niacinamide, etc. Choose the product wisely as per your skin type or consult your dermatologist.
Which products to use?
With the main ingredients of Aqua, Niacinamide, Zinc PCA, Tea Tree Hydrosol, Hyaluronic Acid, and Sodium Gluconate, this serum is perfect for those who are looking for radiant and clear skin. This serum works amazingly well for dark spots, acne, aging issues, and oiliness. It is perfect for all skin types. The inclusion of Zinc PCA makes it all the way more effective as it prevents the spread of bacteria and the production of sebum. How to use?
Purifying and Glowing Skin Face Serum
- Cleanse and pat dry your face.
- Take a few drops of serum and apply those gently and evenly over your neck and face.
- For better results apply twice a day.
The face wash is something which we generally do, most after hand wash. So choosing a face wash containing vitamin C is the best decision one can take. Our face wash contains all the antioxidant properties and helps repair damaged skin. It also helps in the evening the skin tone, boosts collagen production, and removes signs of aging and dullness. How to use?
Vitamin C Face Wash
- Wet your face.
- Take facewash and apply it generously all over your face.
- Massage for a couple of minutes and rinse thoroughly.
- Use it at least twice a day for good results.
Sunscreens and aloe vera are best for protecting our skin. Hence, we have included aloe vera in our product. It has all the essential amino acids, boosts collagen production, and hydrates the skin while shielding it from harmful UV rays. Our sunscreen is marked with PA+++, showing high UVA & UVB protection. It also acts as an anti-aging and shield against skin cancer. How to use?
Sunscreen Enriched with Aloe Vera Extract
- Wash your face.
- Take a sufficient amount of sunscreen and apply it evenly to all the sun-exposed areas of your body.
- Reapply it every 3-4 hours for effective results.
- You need to apply it for at least 15 minutes before going outside.