Hyperpigmentation, also called uneven pigmentation refers to uneven skin tone and uneven darkening of your skin. Specific cells in your body produce melanin, which is a pigment responsible for your skin and hair colour. Melanin is usually distributed evenly over your skin to provide your skin with its overall even tone. If any of your skin cells are damaged or unhealthy, the even distribution of melanin gets kicked out of its cyclical production causing an overproduction and underproduction of melanin resulting in a hyperpigmentation.
Causes Of Hyperpigmentation
Your body naturally produces too much melanin to protect your skin from UV light causing brown spots. If too little melanin is produced lighter spots occur. Causes of hyperpigmentation include too much sun exposure, heredity, some ethnicities, are prone to certain skin conditions and skin disorders, ageing, specific health conditions, and pregnancy.
How To Manage Hyperpigmentation
- Avoid direct sunlight exposure.
- Avoid the middle of the day sun exposure.
- Wear a broad spectrum sunscreen every day.
- Botani’s 3 Step Skin Care Routine
- Wear a hat and sunglasses and regularly re-apply your sunscreen.
- Visit a dermatologist for a treatment plan.
- Laser Peel.
- Face Acids.
- Lightening Creams.
- Chemical Peel.
- Intense Pulse Light Therapy.
Botani’s 3 Step Skin Care Routine
To nourish, repair and reinforce your skin’s protective barrier our three-step skin care routine will help any hyperpigmentation.
Olive Soothing Cream Cleanser has a slight foaming action to leave your skin feeling squeaky clean. It is pH balanced and won’t strip your skin of its essential oils, and it contains natural antibacterial Lemon Scented Tea Tree to help fight against pimples and blemishes.