Hyperpigmentation or dark spots and splotchy skin are often the results of either too much unprotected sun exposure or the ugly consequences of mindlessly picking away at annoying pimples. But for people with darker complexions, gradual changes in skin tone can occur at any time and can be extremely tough to treat.
The good news is there are treatments available that can offer visible improvement. Schedule time with your aesthetician to determine which ones will work for you.
The following ingredients can be effective in fading skin discoloration:
These ingredients can be found in high percentages in professional treatments and lower percentages in some over-the-counter products.
Other highly effective treatment options include:
Unfortunately, there is no cure for the ever dreadful dark spot. It can reoccur even after seeing improvement. Avoid over-exposure to the sun. Those of you who have a deeper skin tone and are prone to dark spots it is wise to use a broad-spectrum sunscreen daily. And, for goodness sake … stop picking at your skin!