Pigmentation is a common skin concern that can appear due to a variety of factors. Keep reading to learn more about what causes it and what you can do to correct it.
Ecooner can help you understand your pigmentation causes and provide specific treatments to help with lightening and improving the appearance of Pigmentation.
Consult with Ecooner Skin specialist on which products are best to apply on your skin.
Types of pigmentation
Pigment spots, known as sunspots or age spots, can be caused by sun exposure and therefore mainly appear on areas that are frequently exposed, such as the face, hands and arms. They tend to be small, dark patches of skin. This form of hyperpigmentation is caused by overproduction of melanin by the skin to protect itself from sun damage.
Melasma, also known as chloasma or ‘pregnancy mask’, is a form of hyperpigmentation usually on the face. It can occur because of hormonal influences such as pregnancy and birth control pills and causes large, irregularly shaped dark areas on the face, arms, and stomach.
Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation can occur when a skin injury or trauma heals and leaves a flat area of discolouration behind. It is commonly found among acne sufferers. This type can occur anywhere on the body.
How can I prevent pigmentation?
It is difficult to prevent pigmentation, particularly if it is the result of pregnancy, hormones or having a genetic condition. But there are steps you can take to minimise it including:
AFT and Laser Pigmentation Treatments:
We offer very effective AFT and laser treatments to help with the break down and lighten of skin pigmentation.