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Pigment spots or brown spots: how to remove them and prevent their appearance naturally?

Dark spots, also known as sun spots, solar lentigo, or age spots can appear around the age of 35, sometimes even before wrinkles form, but they can also be seen in younger people. Generally safe, many of us want to get rid of them for cosmetic reasons. Most often, dark spots are visible on the face, décolleté, arms and hands. What are the causes of dark spots? How to prevent the appearance of pigment spots on the face and treat them effectively?

1. Dark spots and hyperpigmentation: what are they?

Dark spots, also known as age spots, sun spots, or solar lentigo, are a common form of hyperpigmentation of the skin. They most often occur from the age of 40, although they can occur earlier. Variable in size, they are light brown to black in color and are present on the parts most exposed to the sun: forehead, cheeks, neckline, back of the hands, shoulders and arms. Generally harmless to health, you must still remain vigilant about their possible development and do not hesitate to consult a dermatologist if you notice a change in the appearance of the spots (shape, size, color).

Age spots are the result of hyperpigmentation characterized by uneven pigmentation of the skin. It is a common skin condition caused by an overproduction of melanin by our cells (melanocytes). Melanin is the natural pigment that gives color to our skin, hair, body hair and eyes. It acts as a natural sunscreen that protects our skin from harmful UV rays. Many factors can lead to an increase in the amount of melanin produced by the skin.

2. What are the causes of pigment spots?

Hyperpigmentation is a physiological mechanism that can occur due to a number of factors. Depending on its phenotype, that is to say the complexion of the skin and its color, the brown spots can be more or less dark. For example, since black, matte, mixed-race skin is naturally more pigmented and more concentrated in melanin than Caucasian or Asian white skin, pigment spots tend to be darker and take longer to fade. What are the factors behind dark spots?

Acne and irritative dermatitis of the skin (atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema): Each temporary irritation or inflammation of the skin that needs to rebuild can cause a spot that will then disappear in a few weeks or even months. Thus, the pimples, plaques or repeated itching in the case of eczema and psoriasis stimulate a natural overproduction of melanin during cell regeneration. If the pimple has been pummeled, scraped, or squeezed, the stain may be more pronounced, larger and take longer to disappear.

Small wounds, cuts, burns: during the healing process of a wound, the secretion of melanin is triggered naturally. The skin becomes darker and temporarily discolors.

Overexposure to the sun: the first cause of premature aging of the epidermis and the main cause of hyperpigmentation, each exposure to the sun triggers the production of melanin which acts as a natural solar shield. The skin becomes colored and tans. However, excessive exposure to UV rays can disrupt the melanin production process, resulting in hyperpigmentation and sun spots.

Skin aging: with age, the number of melanin-producing cells decreases, but the size of the remaining melanocytes increases. The secretion of melanin by these cells becomes more precise. This is a natural physiological phenomenon that accelerates around age 40, hence the number of age spots increases.

Aesthetic procedures (chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser treatment): post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and spots can occur after an attack on the skin and during its healing process.

Hormonal variations: In pregnant women, it is common to see areas of hyperpigmentation on the face, known as chloasma, melasma or "pregnancy mask". At the origin of these tasks: female hormonal influences, especially estrogen and progesterone, which lead to an overproduction of melanin, especially when the skin is exposed to the sun. Besides pregnancy, hyperpigmentation can also occur in women taking oral contraceptives but also during menopause which upsets the hormonal balance and the skin's ability to regenerate. Ingrown hairs: small pimples and spots can appear after shaving of the beard in men with mixed, dark or black skin. If the beard hair has a curly structure, it is more easily embodied. Exfoliating your face regularly to prevent hair growth helps prevent small pimples and black spots from appearing on the skin.


3. How to prevent the appearance of dark spots?
It is often said: prevention is better than cure! Once installed for several years, some stains are difficult to remove. Nitrogen treatments or chemical peels give results, but these irritating treatments weaken the epidermis. For more recent spots, there are many natural recipes to reduce them, or even make them disappear completely and prevent their appearance permanently. Here are some tips to limit their premature onset:

Apply high sun protection SFP 50+ on the face (even in cloudy weather and to renew every 2 hours in sunny weather). This is the most effective gesture that you can easily put in place to prevent the formation of spots. From spring to autumn, wear a hat and sunglasses which, in addition to protecting you from UV rays. harmful, will give you a style of hell! As much as possible, limit your past exposure to the sun and avoid exposing yourself at the most intense hours.
If a pimple is sticking to the tip of his nose, leave it alone and resist the urge to pierce or poke at it.
For people with eczema or psoriasis, be sure to hydrate and nourish your skin to calm irritation. Naturally rich in antioxidant and repairing polyphenols and phytosterols, the patented Musactif Complex with Yellow Banana contained in the organic Comforting Cream and Organic Radiance Precious Oil fights skin hyperpigmentation and soothes irritated skin.
To avoid the ingrown hair problems that cause pimples in men, it is recommended that you shave every 2 to 3 days and soothe your razor burn skin with a balm or aftershave oil. organic with restorative and soothing properties like Nutritive Precious Oil.


4. What to do to reduce existing dark spots on the face naturally?
Even when the spots are installed, it is possible to effectively fade them naturally, without resorting to creams or depigmenting treatments that are powerful but harmful to the epidermis because they are very aggressive. Indeed, the prolonged use of whitening products such as cortisone or hydroquinone used for the purpose of permanently lightening the skin, and in particular black and mixed skin, causes significant damage in the medium and long term which is very difficult to remove. treat (brown spots, branch spots, complexion irregularities). So, remember that you should never try to whiten a spot or its skin but only lighten it and unify the complexion. There are very effective natural cosmetic active ingredients that help reduce dark spots. Here are 3 cosmetic treatments to act effectively on the spots. Of natural composition, they work on the same principle as dermatological care but are formulated with active ingredients in lower concentrations and therefore less irritating and without risk. Be patient because the results are only visible after 2 to 3 months of treatment, but they are there!

To fight against pigment spots, an effective anti-spot product (serum, cream, mask, lotion, etc.) must have 4 actions:

An enzymatic exfoliating action with fruit acids or AHAs derived from fruit sugars (glycolic acid, lactic acid) or BHA (salicylic acid) which will ensure cell renewal.
Peeling with AHAs or fruit acids is frequently used to get rid of small spots. It works by gentle enzymatic exfoliation. Its concentration precisely dosed in AHA in the masks and creams available on the cosmetic market, and much less aggressive than that obtained from the dermatologist, the Organic Exfoliating Peeling Mask can be used at home without danger for the skin, because its use is painless and does not require social exclusion. It is a gentle and effective treatment to lighten established dark spots. After a 10-minute break, once or twice a week depending on the type of skin, it becomes soft and luminous again. Week after week, the spots fade.

A soothing anti-inflammatory action to calm the mechanisms of inflammation, often at the origin of the first spots with Fucocert, a moisturizing and soothing agent that regulates the inflammatory response of reactive skin thanks to the presence of fructose. It also restores the barrier function of the skin. Dry skin will love the Comforting Cream, thirsty skin or skin with a combination to oily tendency will prefer the of the beard in men with mixed, dark or black skin. If the beard hair has a curly structure, it is more easily embodied. Exfoliating your face regularly to prevent hair growth helps prevent small pimples and black spots from appearing on the skin.


3. How to prevent the appearance of dark spots?
It is often said: prevention is better than cure! Once installed for several years, some stains are difficult to remove. Nitrogen treatments or chemical peels give results, but these irritating treatments weaken the epidermis. For more recent spots, there are many natural recipes to reduce them, or even make them disappear completely and prevent their appearance permanently. Here are some tips to limit their premature onset:

Apply high sun protection SFP 50+ on the face (even in cloudy weather and to renew every 2 hours in sunny weather). This is the most effective gesture that you can easily put in place to prevent the formation of spots. From spring to autumn, wear a hat and sunglasses which, in addition to protecting you from UV rays. harmful, will give you a style of hell! As much as possible, limit your past exposure to the sun and avoid exposing yourself at the most intense hours.
If a pimple is sticking to the tip of his nose, leave it alone and resist the urge to pierce or poke at it.
For people with eczema or psoriasis, be sure to hydrate and nourish your skin to calm irritation. Naturally rich in antioxidant and repairing polyphenols and phytosterols, the patented Musactif Complex with Yellow Banana contained in the organic Comforting Cream and Organic Radiance Precious Oil fights skin hyperpigmentation and soothes irritated skin.
To avoid the ingrown hair problems that cause pimples in men, it is recommended that you shave every 2 to 3 days and soothe your razor burn skin with a balm or aftershave oil. organic with restorative and soothing properties like Nutritive Precious Oil.


4. What to do to reduce existing dark spots on the face naturally?
Even when the spots are installed, it is possible to effectively fade them naturally, without resorting to creams or depigmenting treatments that are powerful but harmful to the epidermis because they are very aggressive. Indeed, the prolonged use of whitening products such as cortisone or hydroquinone used for the purpose of permanently lightening the skin, and in particular black and mixed skin, causes significant damage in the medium and long term which is very difficult to remove. treat (brown spots, branch spots, complexion irregularities). So, remember that you should never try to whiten a spot or its skin but only lighten it and unify the complexion. There are very effective natural cosmetic active ingredients that help reduce dark spots. Here are 3 cosmetic treatments to act effectively on the spots. Of natural composition, they work on the same principle as dermatological care but are formulated with active ingredients in lower concentrations and therefore less irritating and without risk. Be patient because the results are only visible after 2 to 3 months of treatment, but they are there!

To fight against pigment spots, an effective anti-spot product (serum, cream, mask, lotion, etc.) must have 4 actions:

An enzymatic exfoliating action with fruit acids or AHAs derived from fruit sugars (glycolic acid, lactic acid) or BHA (salicylic acid) which will ensure cell renewal.
Peeling with AHAs or fruit acids is frequently used to get rid of small spots. It works by gentle enzymatic exfoliation. Its concentration precisely dosed in AHA in the masks and creams available on the cosmetic market, and much less aggressive than that obtained from the dermatologist, the Organic Exfoliating Peeling Mask can be used at home without danger for the skin, because its use is painless and does not require social exclusion. It is a gentle and effective treatment to lighten established dark spots. After a 10-minute break, once or twice a week depending on the type of skin, it becomes soft and luminous again. Week after week, the spots fade.

A soothing anti-inflammatory action to calm the mechanisms of inflammation, often at the origin of the first spots with Fucocert, a moisturizing and soothing agent that regulates the inflammatory response of reactive skin thanks to the presence of fructose. It also restores the barrier function of the skin. Dry skin will love the Comforting Cream, thirsty skin or skin with a combination to oily tendency will prefer the

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