Unprotected sun exposure is the number one culprit behind hyper pigmentation, and can add years onto anyone’s skin! If you've over indulged in the sun, there are still some tips you can take on board to minimise the effects.
Always wear suncream
Of course this is the first tip. Even in Winter UV rays can have an impact on your skin, it’s important to invest in a good facial moisturiser with SPF, or if you're a makeup wearer a lot of foundations contain an SPF.
Treat existing hyperpigmentation by first sloughing off dead, dulling skin cells at the surface. This clears the path for the ingredients in your serums and moisturisers to better penetrate the skin. Tip: Look for a gentle, micro-fine exfoliant you can use daily.
Use the right ingredients
Seek out products that contain Alpha Arbutin which works by producing an enzyme that inhibits melanin production. intensely brightening skin, as well as reducing the appearance of dark spots and hyper-pigmentation.