What causes dark spots and how can you treat them?
Also called hyperpigmentation, dark spots can occur when melanin, the natural substance that gives skin its color, is working overtime. But they can also come from sun damage, pregnancy, acne and certain medications you are taking. But don’t fret, these products, for every budget, can help fade those spots in no time.
While fighting dark spots, you can’t forget to protect your skin from the sun’s rays. Neutrogena Visibly Even Daily Moisturizer SPF 30lets you have the best of both worlds, just ask its spokeswoman,Kerry Washington.
Made for all skin types and ethnicities, Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector can help diminish unwanted spots dramatically in 12 weeks.
Acne powerhouse company Proactive has created Dark Spot Corrector specifically for those suffering from acne scars. It helps treat and heal old scars while fighting future hyper pigmentation.
What you wash with may also help make a difference. Packed with Avon’s VitaToneComplex, Avon Anew Vitale Gel Cleanser not only washes away makeup, it also exfoliates and brightens your complexion.
This old school brand carries more than just cold cream. Pond’s Clarant B3 Dark Spot Correcting Cream is packed with vitamins and is for all skin types. Plus, it won’t clog pores.
While serums seem to be all the rage for treating dark spots, Garnier’s Dark Spot Mask gives you something different. When used three times a week, this 10-minute mask can start making a difference in just two weeks and promises to leave your skin feeling supple and moisturized.
Within 12 weeks, you may be able to see dramatic results with Peter Thomas Roth De-Spot Skin Brightening Corrector, packed with all kinds of vitamins, natural extracts and cutting-edge skin care compounds—all without a prescription.
While you’re off in dreamland, Vichy Laboratoires Proeven Night Overnight Concentrate for Dark Spots and Uneven Skin Tone will be working hard to promote cell turnover while resurfacing your skin.
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