How To Get Rid of Sun Spots on your Skin?
Dark spots on the skin are a result of sun damage. Excessive and unprotected sun exposure causes the UV rays of the sun to penetrate within the skin cells and cause intrinsic damage. Unlike sun burns and heat rashes, certain forms of sun damage take a long time to appear on the skin.
This is the reason why the effects of sun exposure you have as a teenager do not show up until much later in life. Sun spots are a result of gradual damage by the sun’s UV rays.
Here are some tips to Treat Sun Spots:
Follow a Diligent Skin Care Regimen
Practice an effective cleansing-toning-moisturizing skin care regimen and use products that aim to correct pigmentation spots. However, any routine is only effective if you follow it regularly. Don’t be on and off the products. Rather, stick to it and use it for at least 3-4 months in order to see visible results.
Skin Care Heaven System for Pigmentation or Photo
Damaged Skin is a great option to reduce the signs of aging and even out skin tone and rejuvenating the skin. This product is perfect for all skin types and will prevent more pigment from occurring in the skin. The System includes:
A therapeutic cleanser enhanced with antioxidants that caters to aging skin
Retexturizing Toning Pads
It contains 10% Glycolic Acid and antioxidants that improve skin texture while evening out the skin tone.
DNA Repair Serum
It stimulates collagen and repairs damaged tissue.
Green Tea Soothing Cream
It reduces the signs of aging while moisturizing.
Cell Protein Serum
It strengthens and restores collagen in the skin.
Retinol Plus Smoothing Serum
It helps to firm and hydrate the skin.
Anti-oxidant Oil-Free Moisturizer
It helps to hydrate and rejuvenate the skin with rich antioxidants.
Chemical-Free SPF 30
It is a broad spectrum sunblock that contains powerful antioxidants to protect against harmful rays.
Wear Sunscreen Daily
If you want to correct the appearance of sun spots, it is important you prevent any aggravation of the condition by unprotected sun exposure. Therefore, make sure you wear a broad spectrum sunscreen before going out in the sun. la Roche Posay offers a range of Anthelios 60 Sunscreen in different forms like Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid (an oil-free formulation), Melt-In Sunscreen Lotion (lightweight lotion) and Melt-In Sunscreen Milk (rich, creamy lotion)
Exfoliate your skin regularly in order to scrape off the dead skin cells from the skin surface. Regular exfoliation helps to lighten sun spots and improve your skin tone.