If you think dark spots and uneven skin tone are affecting your appearance and pulling down your spirits, you aren’t alone. Given the climate and environment we live in, it is not uncommon for even the healthiest of skin to be beaten with sun tan, dust, and pollution.
While, home remedies are the best way to treat darkened skin, they are not always effective; especially in cases of chronic and severe hyper-pigmentation. Our skin color is determined by the amount of melanin present in skin cells called melanocytes. Hyper-pigmentation occurs when melanocytes increase their pigment production leading to dark patches and blotchy complexion.
You can read more about hyper-pigmentation and different causes of darkened complexion here.
But the good news is, the condition is not incurable. And you can easily get rid of dark spots, patches and blemishes with plenty of commercial ointments and treatments. The most common are OTC fairness creams and bleach-based lightening creams. Chemical peels are also a great option for those looking towards a quick way to lighten skin.
Coming to skin lightening and whitening creams in India, here is my list of ten best fairness and skin lightening creams that really work to give you a brighter complexion: Continue reading