5 Facts about Pigmentation you should know

Hyperpigmentation or pigmentation is a skin condition that occur in people usually due to an unhealthy or higher production of a pigment called Melanin. Higher production of Melanin causes several skin problems, such as dark spots, dark patches, uneven skin tone, and dark circles. Although several factors cause pigmentation, many people are not well-versed in this area and how to deal with such skin issues.


1. Melanin defines your skin tone

Melanocytes produce a pigment called Melanin that is responsible for the tone of the skin. If melanocyte cells are damaged in anyway or if they go through any unhealthy change, the production of melanin increases, causing dark patches on certain parts or the entire body. The problem may aggravate if left untreated.


2. Too much of Vitamin D is harmful

Moderate exposure to sunlight is healthy as it helps in the synthesis of vitamin D, but overexposure can lead to several skin problems. Vitamin D acts as a catalyst in the Melanin production process. It is, therefore, advisable for individuals with pigmentation-prone skin to use the Dr Grandel Protection UV 50 or Protection UV 30 as well as limit your exposure to sunlight.


3. Pigmentation is a treatable condition

Although a stubborn condition, pigmentation is treatable, Whether one has pigmentation on face or any other part of the body.


4. Home remedies may not be effective

Home remedies for pigmentation may deliver short-lived results, but such measures provide a permanent solution. Although you may come across various blogs that advocate home remedies for pigmentation, the truth is that most vegetables and fruits contain specific enzymes and acids that may aggravate the problem.


5. There is no instant remedy

Stay away from any anti-pigmentation product or procedure that claims to deliver instant results. Instead of wasting your money and time, rather try the Dr Grandel UV Protection, Anti-pigment formula and the Whitening Cream that offers a skin-friendly treatment for several skin problems, including dark spots and patches.



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