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Hyperpigmentation

What is Hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation refers to abnormal darkening of the skin due to increased production of melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color.

Treatments

Treatments for hyperpigmentation really depend on the cause of the condition. Hydroquinone, AHA, exfoliation, retinoids, spf, and/or laser therapy are different treatments for hyperpigmentation. Always check with your dermatologist.

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All about Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation refers to abnormal darkening of the skin due to increased production of melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color. The problem can appear in small patches or involve larger areas of the skin. These darkened areas can be challenging to conceal with regular cosmetics. What causes this condition and what can you do about it?

What Causes Excessive Pigmentation of the Skin?

Most frequently areas of abnormal pigmentation are due to sun damage or injury to the skin. Darkly pigmented areas called solar lentigines or age spots are very common on the hands and face. They are caused by damage due to sun exposure. Some medical conditions can contribute as can certain medications. Exposure to toxins or chemicals can also play a role. The hormonal changes associated with pregnancy and oral contraceptives can also cause temporary, patchy pigmentation of the skin. It is also very common for people with acne to experience persistent red or purple marks on the skin after acne lesions heal. This is more prevalent among people who pick at their blemishes.

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A highly effective, safe, full-facial approach to reducing stubborn discolorations.
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Microdermabrasion tool for superior exfoliation at home.
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A rejuvenating and intensely hydrating sheet mask that works to create a bright, radiant complexion.
$80.00
6 ct | ER072
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Skin brightening cream with 4% Arbutin and Vitamins C & E to brighten and rejuvenate your skin's appearance while you sleep.
$79.90
2 oz | OB096
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This formula combats hyperpigmentation with hydroquinone and kojic acid.
$52.00
2 oz | GT034
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A targeted anti-aging treatment specifically for the neck, chest and hands.
$70.00
2 oz | SK093
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A daily 3-step regimen formulated to dramatically diminish the signs of environmental aging.
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MR188
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This pigment treatment lightens and inhibits hyperpigmentation and age spots while exfoliating the skin.
$54.00
1 oz | PH015
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A complete skin care system specifically formulated for normal to oily skin.
$363.80 $432.00 value
OB093
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Concentrated single dose capsules filled with an advanced night use serum to repair and brighten skin tone.
$84.00
50 ct | EA242
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This concentrated formula targets and diminishes the appearance of discoloration for a more even skin tone.
$55.00
0.5 oz | KS080
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This targeted treatment serum treats and prevents pigmentation and damage caused by daily environmental exposure.
$60.00
1 oz | MR181
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