How Can I fix my freckles?, How can I lighten my sunspots?, How can I treat my sun damage? I get so many questions like this all the time.
Freckles, Age spots, Sun spots, Liver spots, Ugh!!!! But no matter what you call these dark markings, they’re all collections of pigment, also known as melanin.
So what can I do ?
Once a skin care specialist or practitioner has confirmed that your spots are harmless, there are a few strategies you can try to minimize their appearance. Here are some Lighteners and Brighteners that we love. If you follow the link, you will see that these products are designed specifically to lighten and brighten your complexion. Look for products that contain From the North American Forests, Alpha-Arbutin, an extract of the Bearberry Plant, which is a natural skin whitening agent. For an at-home solution, trade your regular cleanser for a cleanser that has salicylic or glycolic acid, which helps slough off dead skin cells that contain excess pigment. Use it morning and night, then apply a brightening serum to your entire face. Make sure your serum has melanin-inhibiting ingredients (Alpha Arbutin), and antioxidants, “which have been shown to help prevent discoloration. Always apply sunscreen daily or risk the return of your spots.