Hyperpigmentation is a skin problem that most of us face every day. Hyperpigmentation appears as darkened patches or spots on the skin that make the skin look uneven. The spots are known as age spots or sun spots, and hyperpigmentation is also at the heart of skin conditions, such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
One of the major factors of hyperpigmentation for most is sun exposure. Without proper protective gear, such as wide-brimmed hats and long-sleeved shirts and pants, our skin is more prone to the harshness of UVA and UVB rays. Prolonged exposure to the sun can cause countless skin problems, such as sunburn and hyperpigmentation.
The best way to battle hyperpigmentation aside from proper clothing and accessories is by incorporating sunscreen as part of your daily skincare routine. A minimum of SPF 30+ is ideal for daily use. You can find most sunscreens at drugstores that offer skin care products in Plano, Texas, or online.
So, how does sunscreen help with hyperpigmentation?
It reduces photodamage, that causes brown spots, and PIH (post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation), which is hyperpigmentation that develops after acne. As a self-protective mechanism, your skin cells respond to UV rays by creating more melanin, and SPF prevents the light that harms the cells.
Using two fingers’ worth of the sunscreen of your choice is enough to give you protection against photodamage. Also, make it a habit to reapply sunscreen, especially when outdoors. Aside from the face, use sunscreen for your body, as well.
Sholak Fragrances, a provider of cosmetic products in Texas, dedicates itself to ensuring that our clients are happy and beautiful in their skin. For more skincare tips and product recommendations, feel free to browse through our website. We also sell bleaching creams.