The hyperpigmentation is a direct result of an increased level of a hormone in your body that results in increased melanin synthesis. Excessive sun exposure can also cause an increase in melanin.
Does hyper pigmentation go away?
Hyperpigmentation acne may fade over time, but if the original spots were deep, it may be permanent. Although some topical and surgical therapies can speed up the fading process, it can take several months to years.
How can I reduce my skin pigmentation?
Pigmentation treatment at homeCombine equal parts apple cider vinegar and water in a container.Apply to your dark patches and leave on two to three minutes.Rinse using lukewarm water.Repeat twice daily you achieve the results you desire.
What are the main causes of hyperpigmentation?
Key Points. Common causes of focal hyperpigmentation include injury, inflammation, phytophotodermatitis, lentigines, melasma, freckles, café-au-lait macules, and acanthosis nigricans. Common causes of widespread hyperpigmentation include melasma, drugs, cancers, and other systemic disorders.
Why does skin pigmentation occur?
Your skin gets its color from a pigment called melanin. Special cells in the skin make melanin. When these cells become damaged or unhealthy, it affects melanin production.