Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of the skin and is commonly caused by high levels of melanin. Melanin gives color to hair, skin and eyes. level of melanin can be affected by trauma, aging, disease, pregnancy and excessive exposure to sunlight, causing unsightly brown spots.
The causes of the disorder of melanin can be internal or external. The internal causes are innate and are especially common for people with dark skin tone.
External causes include exposure to chemicals such as progesterone. Estrogen, minocycline, betaxolol and sunlight.
Ultraviolet rays cause sprains, spots and freckles that can cause permanent or temporary discoloration. They are common in areas of skin that are exposed to the sun (face and hands).
surgeries or trauma can also cause hyperpigmentation, but the spots remain even when the condition improves.
Melasma is skin discoloration during pregnancy, but sometimes affects men. The spots appear on the cheeks and nose, and this phenomenon is commonly known as the “mask of pregnancy.” However, the spots disappear after delivery.
natural remedy for hyperpigmentation
Stir a teaspoon of lemon juice in a teaspoon of turmeric powder.
Apply the mixture to any affected area.
Leave on for 15 minutes
Rinse face thoroughly
Do not expose your skin to the sun. Apply the remedy before taking a shower, and apply one or twice a day until your condition improves.
This home remedy is based on the principles of Ayurveda, an ancient Indian science of healing.
Turmeric has strong anti-inflammatory properties and gives the skin a lighter, radiant complexion.
Lemon rejuvenates and brightens the skin.
Add milk or water in the lemon juice, if you have sensitive skin.