Often a side effect of aging and environmental damage, dark spots are a common skin condition that can make the complexion look uneven and dull. But what are dark spots exactly, what causes them and how do you reduce their appearance?
Discover our top tips for how to get rid of dark spots on the face and achieve a brighter, more refined complexion.
What Are Dark Spots on Skin?
Also known as , the term ‘dark spots’, refers to age spots or sunspots formed through an overproduction of melanin (the pigment that gives skin its color), resulting in discoloration or darker areas.
What Causes Dark Spots on the Face?
There are multiple factors that can cause dark spots to appear on the face, these might include:
- Skin Injury
- Inflammation (cuts, burns or acne)
- Environmental aggressors:
- Sun Exposure
What to use for Dark Spots on the Face?
When it comes to reducing dark spots on the face, there are plenty of remedies that can help to minimize or improve their appearance, here are our recommendations:
1. Use a Dark Spot Corrector
Designed to improve the appearance of hyperpigmentation, dark spot correctors are often one of the most effective methods to use. This is because their precision applicator allows you to focus the product on the targeted area, providing the best results.H3 title: 2. Apply Vitamin C to Dark Spots on Skin
Known as a skincare superfood, vitamin C has a plethora of benefits – especially when it comes to treating dark spots. This nutrient is very effective when it comes to smoothing skin texture, evening tone and reducing the appearance of dark spots, as well as lending the complexion a vibrant and healthy glow.
Our Radiance+ 15% Vitamin C Serum has a beautifully lightweight formula that packs a punch. A high concentration of the nutrient means that the serum should deliver more effective results and could work to improve the appearance of discoloration and dark spots to transform dull-looking skin.
How to use: Gently dab the serum evenly over cleansed face and neck after cleansing to get your glow back.