Kim Kardashian, at some point, has suffered from acne too. Acne is that ‘cruella’ of our lives that never leaves us alone.
You’ve been prepping for your brother’s wedding all these while and acne leave you an unwanted gift, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation! You got it! We mean dark spots on your face.
So what does this complicated word, hyperpigmentation mean?
As much as you wanted to look perfect, that acne was equally determined to spoil your plan. But it gets meaner, which means there is an inflammation. Now, what is that? Well simply put; the first or second layers of the skin cells produce more pigment while the healing treatment. This leads to the formation of dark spots on the skin. A number of products are available in the market to fight against these nasty dark spots, brightening creams, hardcore spot treatments, and prescription products.
Nah! Don’t worry we won’t let you down, we do have some tricks for you that’ll help you fight against these nasty spots.
1. Sunscreen ze major tool!
Always! Always! Always! Use a sunscreen. When you don’t use a sunscreen your skin burns to leave uneven skin tone and you sadly waste your time figuring out ways to get rid of those spots and spending your priced earnings on other products. Hail sunscreen!
2. Let that vitamin C ooze
As citrusy and fresh as it sounds; it can really do wonders to your skin. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that helps in repairing tissues. It is recommended as one of the best antioxidants that are rich in serum and helps lighten the skin. We suggest you begin your mornings with a generous dose of vitamin C. Let’s get lemony!
3. Hydroquinone, microdermabrasion, salicylic acid peel, laser
Yes, we agree that these are super complicated words but then these could be the words that could be the answer to all your spotty problems. Hydroquinone is used to brighten your skin color and dark patches. It decreases the production of melanin. However, it has some negative side effects; like increased exposure to UV radiation, irritations and sensitiveness to the sunlight.
Microdermabrasion removes dead epidermal skin cells and while curing uneven skin tone. Salicylic acid peel will treat the first layer of the skin. It has the power to penetrate down into the oil glands. When pigmentation is in the second layer of the skin, it acts like a tattoo. Dermatologists turn to Q-switch Laser which is used for removing a tattoo. And the best part is that it is absolutely safe for your skin.
It’s finally time to shoo away all that spotty menace and look amazing!
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