What is hyperpigmentation? And why does it occur?
Hyperpigmentation occurs when melanin is overproduced in certain spots on the skin. Hyperpigmentation results in flat, darkened patches of skin that are light brown to black in colour, and can vary in size and shape.
There are many types of hyperpigmentation, but the following are the most common:
Pigment spots such as age spots are caused by sun exposure. For this reason, they appear mainly on body parts that are frequently exposed, such as the face, hands and arms. They tend to be small, darkened patches of skin.
Melasma or chloasma is often referred to as “the mask of pregnancy”, as it affects 90% of pregnant women. It occurs as a result of hormonal influences such as pregnancy and birth control pills, and causes dark and irregularly shaped areas on the face or arms that can be quite large.
Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation occurs when a skin injury or trauma heals and leaves a flat area of discolouration behind. It’s commonly found among acne sufferers, and can also be caused by cosmetic procedures such as dermabrasion, laser treatment and chemical peels.
What we can do about hyperpigmentation?
You need to have a particular routine to solve this problem, like to clean face 2 times a day and to have a complete routine with our range White Seed or Yehwadam Brightening that can reduce the apparition of hyperpigmentation. Also you have to protect yourself of the sun with a good suncream.
WHITE SEED - BRIGHTENING
This formula combines a lightening agent naturally present in White Lupin Seeds with revive-radiance properties and White Daisy extract for a flawless skin.
YEHWADAM BRIGHTENING – BRIGHTENING AND ANTI-AGING
Yehwadam Pure Brightening is formulated with 7 brightening and unspoiled traditional herbs grown in Korean soil. These beneficial traditional herbs are processed using 'baek-ja' method which is why the formulation is called 'Chil-baek-seol-yun-dan Complex'. These natural ingredients are heated for a long period of time to remove toxins and for the purpose to get the maximum benefits from each ingredient. The 7 pristine traditional herbs are meant to help the skin elevates its glow and radiance while reducing the appearance of dark spots and pigmentation. Skin that goes through aging will gain double benefits from this skincare range.