hyperpigmentation

  • battle of the skin lighteners

    What Are The Best Skincare Products For Sun-Damaged Skin?

    Remember the old days, when we used to spend entire summers in the sun without sunscreen, or slathered our bodies in oil to top up our tans? Little did we know then there would be hell to pay now. *sighs* Wrinkles, sun spots, dull and rough skin, sagginess… these are just some of the “presents” the […]

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  • skincare mistakes that give you hyperpigmentation

    3 Skincare Mistakes You May Be Making That Are Giving You Dark Spots

    Dark spots, sun spots, hyperpigmentation… call them however you like, they always spring out all of a sudden as if out of nowhere. Ugh. Sometimes, it’s inevitable. Hormones, injuries and simply growing older can make your skin go haywire and start pumping out more melanin than it needs. But other times… other times you may […]

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  • best products to treat hyperpigmentation in dark skin

    What Are The Best Products For Hyperpigmentation In Dark Skin?

    Did you know that dark spots are more common – and harder to treat – in dark skin? Unfair, I know! The good news? Treatment options abound! You’re literally spoiled for choices. But, before I tell you all about the best skincare products for hyperpigmentation in dark skin… What Is Hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation is just a […]

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  • how to treat post-inflammatory hyperpigemntation

    How Do You Fade Away The Dark Marks Left Behind By Pimples?

    Pimples love revenge. Dare give them the boot and they’ll leave a dark mark where they used to be. Ugh. It’s like you’re fixing a problem only to cause another. *sighs* FYI, this pimple revenge has a scientific name: post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (I know, it’s a mouthful!). It sounds like something horrible, doesn’t it? Good news, […]

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  • hydroquinone in skincare

    Hydroquinone: Is It Safe To Use To Fade Away Dark Spots?

    Isn’t it annoying when the most effective ingredients get a bad rep? Case in point: hydroquinone. It’s by far the best treatment for any type of dark spots. Slather it on them twice a day and it’s guaranteed to lighten them up. But, some countries (yes, South Africa and France, I’m looking at you) have […]

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  • cerave moisturizing lotion

    Niacinamide: The Most Multi-Tasking Ingredient In Skincare?

    “And the award for Most Multitasking Skincare Ingredient goes to…” *drumroll* Niacinamide! *clap clap* Niacinamide deserves it. There’s literally nothing it can’t do. Need to hydrate skin? Check. Fight acne? Check. Fade dark spots? Check. Soothe redness? Check. Reduce wrinkles? Check. It doesn’t matter what you throw at it, niacinamide can handle it. If it’s […]

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