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17 Skin Care Products That Actually Help Get Rid Of Hyper-Pigmentation

The answer to clear EVEN skin.

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Hyper-pigmentation is the darkening of an area of skin caused by the increase of melanin. Melanin is normally a glorious thing, but when it clusters in one area it causes dark spots and an uneven skin tone.

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There are a few things that cause hyper-pigmentation, including...

- Overexposure to the sun. (As this causes melanin production to increase.)

- Pregnancy (Hormonal changes during pregnancy stimulates a temporary increase in your body's production of melanin.)

- Picking at your skin. (One of the ways your body responds to injury or inflammation is by overproducing melanin.)

Although every one can get hyper-pigmentation it is more common in darker skin tones, again because of the melanin.

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Both Jennie Jenkins and Patricia Bright have brilliant videos talking how they got rid of hyper-pigmentation.

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So to help you deal with hyper-pigmentation we have put together a list of products that will actually help to get rid of dark spots.

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1. Body Shop Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturiser, £16

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Vitamin C is pretty key when it comes to getting rid of hyper-pigmentation and this moisturiser is full of the stuff. This cream is really light, a little too light if you have really dry skin, but it is unbelievably good at getting rid of dark spots. You will see a glow within days of using it. Patricia Bright includes it in her getting rid of hyper-pigmentation routine.

2. Eucerin Even Brighter Pigment Reducing Concentrate, £28.50

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So this might not look all pretty and glossy, but it gets the job done, and it does it well. It's an anti-pigment treatment that helps your skin to repair itself. It works impressively fast, and you will see the results quickly. Eucerin also have moisturisers in the same range if you want to speed up the process further.

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5. Lush Brazened Honey Face Mask, £6.95

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If you are going to use a mask to help with hyper-pigmentation, then this one is a good shout. It's great for cleansing the skin and helps to get rid of any dark spots. Just apply plenty of it on your face and enjoy the sweet smell. Side note - it can feel a little harsh if you have sensitive skin.

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11. Eau Thermale Avène D-Pigment Light Dark Spot Lightener, £35

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This product holds so much goodness. It is for normal to combination skin and it helps to prevent the appearance of new brown spots and evens out the skin's complexion. It will also leave the skin feeling soft and looking matte.

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16. Caudalie Glycolic Peel, £22

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You skin will look and feel amazing after using this. It takes a little while to see a real difference with dark spots, but you definitely will see it. But the soft, fresh feeling it gives your skin is worth it alone.

17. Laura Geller Spackle Treatment Even Tone, £25

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So it's a primer that also works as skin care. It comes in a peach pink colour which surprisingly works on many skin tones.

The primer blurs dark spots making them less visible under foundation and the skin care ingredients gradually help to get of dark spots.

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