Best Ways to Lighten Skin ANYWHERE on the Body FAST

Best Ways to Lighten Skin ANYWHERE on the Body FAST

Hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin) can occur anywhere on the body– the face, neck, chest, arms, legs etc. It can be brought on by a variety of factors including diet, genetics, inflammation, oxidative compounds, and most notably, UV radiation. Moreover, certain areas of the body have a propensity for developing hyperpigmentation through unique circumstances (elbows,…

How to Properly Treat Hyperpigmentation to End it FOREVER

How to Properly Treat Hyperpigmentation to End it FOREVER

Hyperpigmentation is one of the most challenging skin conditions to treat. Part of its challenge is its stubbornness – which often drives individuals plagued with this condition to the brink of insanity! Repeating the same procedures over and over and getting no results is an all-too-common occurrence when dealing with hyperpigmentation. So, why is hyperpigmentation…

Best Laser Treatments for Hyperpigmentation and Dark Spots

Best Laser Treatments for Hyperpigmentation and Dark Spots

The advancements in laser therapy have created several treatment options for individuals with pigmentation concerns. Some of these options are geared for specific skin tones while others target specific pigmentation disorders (i.e. melasma). In this post, I will highlight the various laser treatments available for hyperpigmentation, and which ones are best suitable for different skin…

Best Alpha Hydroxy Acids to Use for Skin Lightening

Best Alpha Hydroxy Acids to Use for Skin Lightening

Exfoliation is a crucial component of skin lightening that’s often undervalued by many. Its role is integral to any skin lightening regimen as it not only removes existing deposited melanin, but also enhances the efficacy of skin lightening products by increasing their penetration into the skin. Fortunately, there are several ways to adequately exfoliate skin,…

Epidermal vs Dermal Hyperpigmentation: Detailed Explanation

Epidermal vs Dermal Hyperpigmentation: Detailed Explanation

The skin is composed of two layers, the epidermis (superficial layer) and the dermis (deep layer). Hyperpigmentation, which is characterized by the darkening of skin due to overproduction of the pigment melanin, can occur in both of these layers. Knowing in which layer the excess pigment lies is essential to developing the best and most…

Skin Lightening Agent Combos That Pack a Serious Punch

Skin Lightening Agent Combos That Pack a Serious Punch

I’ve already discussed the least favorable skin ingredient combinations in regard to skin lightening. In this post, I will shift the focus to the most favorable (or most efficacious, should I say) skin lightening ingredient combinations based on clinical research. Sepiwhite (Undecylenoyl Phenylalanine) + Niacinamide The combination of 5% niacinamide and 1% sepiwhite (N-undecylenoyl phenylalanine)…

HydroPeptide LumaPro-C Review: The TRUTH About This Skin Brightener

HydroPeptide LumaPro-C Review: The TRUTH About This Skin Brightener

It’s not often I come across extremely well formulated skin brightening products, but when I do, I share them on here. The most recent product to pique my interest is the new HydroPeptide Skin Brightening Pigment Corrector. It sets itself apart by combining a unique set of skin brightening agents ranging from antioxidants, plant extracts,…

LumnaSkin Review: Is it an Effective Lightening Cream?

LumnaSkin Review: Is it an Effective Lightening Cream?

LumnaSkin is a skin lightener that is produced by a skin care company called Dermagevity. It’s rather new on the market but has been creating some buzz around the cosmetics community as of late. This product is meant for people looking to get rid of things like dark spots, hyperpigmentation, marks left by acne, and…