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Pigmentation and Good Riddance

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Are you suffering from skin pigmentation? Wondering how to deal with your pigmented skin and bid it good riddance? Well, fret not, for we have got you covered.

This article will comprehensively deal with what pigmentation is all about, its causes, and how to treat it gracefully. If you want some immediate results, you can add a pigmentation fighting serum or face oils to your daily skincare routine. 

So without wasting any more time, let’s read about pigmentation together.

Pigmentation and Its Causes

Skin discolouration generally manifests in the form of patches, age spots, which is referred to as pigmentation. The lifestyle and the changing weather pattern have a lot to contribute to our skin pigmentation. Sun damage is the most common cause of skin pigmentation and usually affects the body parts frequently exposed to the sun. 

The other causes of skin pigmentation include:

  • pregnancy hormones
  • certain medications, including chemotherapy drugs
  • melasma
  • endocrine diseases, such as Addison’s disease
  • skin irritation or trauma
  • insulin resistance

In your daily skincare routine, you can use aa anti pigmentation serum. Doing this will help you fight skin irritation and make your skin look healthy and hydrated. 

Pigmentation and Care

If you are suffering from pigmentation and are wondering how to take care of your pigmented skin. Then, my dear friend, you can use the topical treatment method. The topical treatments will be including ingredients that will make your skin tone brighter, such as:

  • Azelaic acid
  • Kojic acid
  • Hydroquinone
  • Corticosteroids
  • Vitamin C
  • Retinoids, such as tretinoin

 

If you are still confused about which would be the best pigmentation serum for your skin, you can always connect with us at Goya Basics. We would be more than happy to help you.

You can also try face oils and add it to your night care routine. A gentle massage at night takes you a long way for lymphatic drainage and blood circulation.

 

Pigmentation and Home Remedies

Honestly, you are not even in India if you do not have “Gharelu Nuskha” (home remedies) for skin pigmentation. Here are some DIY home remedy options that you can use daily to make your skin free of all pigmentation and glow like never before.

 

Apple Cider Vinegar mask

 

Research conducted has shown that apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid, which helps to lighten the pigmentation.

 

To make a DIY mask of apple cider vinegar, use:

 

  • Combine equal parts of water and apple cider vinegar in a container.
  • Apply to your dark patches and leave for at least two to three minutes.
  • Rinse the mask using lukewarm water and pat dry.

 

Repeat this twice daily to achieve the results you desire. Doing this regularly will certainly help you fight pigmentation on face.

 

Aloe Vera DIY Face Mask

 

Aloe Vera is made of aloin, a natural depigmenting compound that helps to lighten the skin. It works effectively as a non-toxic hyperpigmentation treatment. For making a DIY Aloe Vera face mask:

 

  • Apply pure aloe vera gel to pigmented areas every day before your bedtime.
  • Rinse using warm water the following day.

 

To get visible results, repeat daily until your skin color improves. You can also massage your skin with facial oils to obtain extra nourishment and keep your skin hydrated.

Green Tea Mask

 

Your day feels incomplete without your favorite green tea, right? But do you know, you can also use the green tea mask to help fight the pigmentation of the skin.

 

The next time you make your green tea, follow these steps to make your very own DIY green tea mask:

 

  • Steep a green tea bag in boiled water for a minimum of three to five minutes.
  • Then remove the teabag from the boiling water and allow it to cool — you don’t want to burn your skin or Do You?
  • Now rub the tea bag over your dark patches.

 

You can repeat this twice a day until you get your desired results. The best part is that the ingredients are all-natural, and its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make it an excellent choice for pigmentation treatment.

 

It is a common misconception that pigmentation happens only on your face, believe it or not, sometimes it can also affect your lips. For that, we have a homemade remedy as well.

 

DIY Vitamin C Boosting Sea Buckthorn Balm

 

Sea Buckthorn oil is the powerhouse ingredient. And it has been proven to be extremely helpful in healing conditions of pigmentation.

 

Follow these steps to make your own DIY Vitamin C boosting balm using Sea Buckthorn oil: 

 

  • Fill a medium-sized pot halfway full with water, add mango butter, pumpkin seed oil, and beeswax into the cup.
  • Turn heat on medium and allow the butter and beeswax to melt thoroughly. 
  • Then remove from heat and quickly add vitamin E, sea buckthorn, myrrh, and lavender essential oils.
  • Pour into a 2-ounce glass jar and allow to cool.

 

Sea Buckthorn contains a large amount of antioxidants, which help to rev up circulation. If you want, you can use it as a mask and leave it on for 10-20 minutes. Remove the mask with a soft cloth or tissue. Use it regularly and see your pigmentation on lips vanish away.

 

Do You Know?

 

Retinol helps to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation and lighten skin color. This over-the-counter (OTC) retinoid can help you minimize the appearance of hyperpigmentation in less than six months if applied correctly and consistently. 

 

In case you haven’t added retinol to your daily skincare routine. Then do that ASAP!

 

To know more about such amazing skincare hacks, connect with us at Goya Basics. 

 

 

 

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