Different Types of Hyperpigmentation and How to Treat Them

Different Types of Hyperpigmentation and How to Treat Them

Hyperpigmentation is a common condition which many people have. It’s a very broad term but includes several different conditions. In fact, you may have hyperpigmentation without knowing it! However, if you’re aware of which parts of your skin have hyperpigmentation, you can better target the areas and take care of them. We’re going to cover the different types of hyperpigmentation and how to treat them so that you can gain lighter, even skin.

What is Hyperpigmentation?

Before we get into the types of hyperpigmentation, it’s important to understand what exactly hyperpigmentation is. Hyperpigmentation is a harmless skin condition that causes many color pigments to grow in our skin. The color in our skin is called “melanin”, and when we have an excess amount, our skin will become darker. Hyperpigmentation causes different areas of the skin to grow many pigments, which results in more melanin content and leaves our skin with dark patches. You can find more about hyperpigmentation and how it affects our skin here.

Different Types of Hyperpigmentation

There are different types of hyperpigmentation that exist. One example is melasma. Melasma shows up on the face and it looks like spots and patches that are different in color and size. The spots can be light or soft brownish color. Another example that is quite common are freckles. Freckles can be orange, brown, and even red, and are usually found on the face around the cheeks. However, they can also be found on the chest and arms. Freckles are increased through sun exposure as the melanin content is directly targeted. Finally, sunspots are another type of hyperpigmentation which are similar to freckles, but they are small and dark spots that are also caused by the sun. Once again, hyperpigmentation is often harmless but can be unappealing, which is why there are treatments that exist to combat it.

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How to Treat Hyperpigmentation

To treat your hyperpigmentation, it’s essential to use effective ingredients. We always recommend using natural ingredients since they are pure and can protect you from potential skin damage. We also find that home remedies are natural and very effective for treating dark spots. A product that is great for healing your hyperpigmentation is our Symwhite Skin Lightening & Dark Spot Remover. Not only does this product fade dark spots, but it also brings out radiance in your skin. It is very effective and nourishes your complexion. You’ll achieve your natural skin tone again and have a summer glow to top it off!  


Hyperpigmentation is a condition that lots of us are dealing with. It can be annoying and frustrating at times, especially when we can’t find effective products to treat it. However, using natural treatments to combat your hyperpigmentation can be very beneficial to your skin and give you additional skin enhancements. This will help you gain lighter skin where the dark patches are and finally match your natural skin tone! To read more on skin lightening products and treatments, as well as whitening and brightening information, take a look at this article.

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