Treating Hyperpigmentation for Dark/Brown Skin
Skin of color has large melanocytes - cells that produce melanin - and these cells are easily triggered. If we irritate those cells and we burn, we will pigment. This article helps you learn more about your skin and skin pigmentation, and how you can target old pigmentation and scarring while avoiding new pigmentation from occurring. Lastly, you will come to know about the skin care products from THE ORDINARY and how to layer them in order to get rid of Hyperpigmentation.
1. Exfoliate for getting rid of fine lines, even the skin tone, fade age spots, leftover pigmentation from acne scars, unclogging the pores, helps minimize pore size, maximize the absorption of other products you're gonna use.
2. Serums are used for evening out skin tone and hyper pigmentation.
Use it with your hands or using a dropper onto your skin. Rub or Pat very very gently.
Apply serums AFTER the essence and BEFORE the Moisturizer.
3. Retinol has the most research backing it up with its benefits. Retinol is great for repairing deep damage within the skin if you have acne scars, fine lines, aging, dark spots, post inflammation hyperpigmentation, scarring or other problems. Retinol will help resolve those issues.
4. Skin of color has large melanocytes - cells that produce melanin - and these cells are easily triggered. If we irritate those cells and we burn, we will pigment.
It is a combination of multiple ingredients in a water-based serum which targets multiple signs of skin ageing and improves overall skin health. It helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, boost hydration, fade pigmentation, brighten dull skin, and firm and smooth skin texture.
A multi-peptide serum with syn-ake, matrixyl synthe-6, matrixyl 3000, argirelox, hyaluronic acid, amino acids and bio-derivatives to target multiple signs of aging.
It's a Buffet for your Skin Care.
How to know if a skincare product is working?
How Long it Takes to See Results from Skin Care Products?
Cleansers - Immediately cleans
Texture, Complexion - 4 Weeks
Sunscreens - They work instantly
Toner/Essences for Hydration - Instantly
Moisturizer - Instant glow and plumpness, should last all day. Moisture Retention improvement in 4-6 weeks.
Serums for Hydrations = 3-5 Weeks
Serums for Skin Brightening and Hyperpigmentation = 3 Months
7. Vitamin C is an anti-oxidant. It mops up the free radicals from your skin. Free radicals lead to hyperpigmentation.
Vit C also has Brightening effects which tend to start to reverse pigmentation.
8. Azelaic Acid is a Tyrosinase inhibitor - which slows down the rate of melanin production.
9. The Ordinary Layering for Hyperpigmentation
1. Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA (derivative of Hydroquinone)
2. Niacinamide 10%
3. Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 10%
4. Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion or Retinol (max 2%)
5. Azelaic Acid
6. Moisturizer (fragrance free and free from actives)
10. Base of the Formula for treating Hyperpigmentation:
How to layer Pigmentation products
1. Water (The Ordinary Magnesium Phosphate 10%, Niacinamide 10% and Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA)
2. Anhydrous/Oil Formulations (Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion)
3. Suspensions (Azelaic Acid)
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The Ordinary Routine for Pigmentation
Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA, Niacinamide 10% + Zinc !%, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 10%
Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA, Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%