Hyperpigmentation is something that most of us have suffered at some point in our lives, or are still suffering with. Let’s admit it, even though this skin issue possesses no real threats, it makes us feel self-conscious. When we think of beauty, having an even, smooth complexion is high up.
What is hyperpigmentation?
Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of skin in certain areas of your face and body due to a variety of different factors. Age spots, often referred to as liver spots are also a type of hyperpigmentation. It is usually harmless and does not require immediate medical attention. However, hyperpigmentation might be a symptom to a much bigger issue in some cases. This issue is considered as a cosmetic issue that can be reversed or eliminated used a couple of natural home remedies.
What causes hyperpigmentation?
A variety of reasons can cause dark patches to form on your skin. Some of the reasons that cause this are:
- Certain pharmaceutical medications
- Hormonal imbalance (very common during pregnancy)
- Insulin resistance
- Skin irritation
- Allergic reaction
- Endocrine diseases
- Sun damage
How to treat hyperpigmentation?
If you are looking to get rid of this skin issue in a quick and easy way, you are in luck! You can easily treat hyperpigmentation using a couple of natural remedies and ingredients from your kitchen and garden. The following methods are highly effective in treating hyperpigmentation:
Using a fuller’s earth face mask
Fuller’s earth is an amazing natural ingredient that treats a wide number of skin issues and troubles. One of its benefits is getting rid of hyperpigmentation and helping you achieve a smooth, even, glowing and youthful complexion.
Milk soaked cotton ball
Milk has lactic acid that works as a natural skin lightener. The lactic acid found in milk will help you lighten up your hyperpigmentation naturally. Soak a cotton ball in milk and rub it across the areas you experience hyperpigmentation and wash off after an hour.
Green tea toner
Green tea is found to have great lightening effects. It is a natural ingredient that will hep you lighten up your hyperpigmentation and will also help you hydrate your skin. Seep a bag of green tea in hot water. Once it is cooled pour it in a spray bottle and spray your face twice a day to get the best results.
If you notice that your hyperpigmentation has not reduced after doing these home remedies, it is best to consult a doctor or seek professional medical advice as this maybe a symptom of a more serious medical condition that you may not be aware of.