Hyperpigmentation on the skin is a major concern for many. These areas of blotchy, uneven brown discoloration also known as brown spots, age spots, liver spots or masks often cause one much stress and self-consciousness. So, what causes it and how do you fix it?
Hyperpigmentation is more common in skin types with higher melanin content. If you have dark hair, dark eyes or dark skin then you naturally have more melanin content in the skin. In these skin types, when the skin is exposed to UV light or experiences inflammation like acne, eczema or post-procedural trauma, you will notice browning hyperpigmentation on the skin due to hyperactivity of your pigment cells called melanocytes.
Types of Hyperpigmentation:
How to treat Hyperpigmentation Concerns:
For all types of hyperpigmentation, the mainstay of treatment is proper skincare.
For more information and to get started on your skin brightening journey, go to mikelkristi.com. If you would like a consultation, send us a message on our virtual skincare concierge app located at the bottom right of our homepage.
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