Some dark spot remover treatments are very aggressive and in some cases have resulted in permanent scaring.
Aggressive dark spot corrector treatments include -
Over the counter peels and creams
It can be very difficult to find the best dark spot corrector cream or treatment, but care should be taken to ensure the treatment you choose is safe. Many of the dark spot correction treatments are very expensive, but that is no guarantee of their safety or suitability to your skin or condition. Some can even leave the skin red and sore for up to 7 days.
Which is the Best Dark Spot Correction Treatment?
The best dark spot treatment is the one which is safe and works to lighten the dark spots without causing further problems and is free from harmful chemicals such as Mercury (which is now banned in the US) and Hydroquinone which is linked to cancer and leukemia, and is a very common ingredient in many skin lightening and dark spot correction creams.
This discoloration can give an uneven or blotchy complexion, which can be difficult to hide or cover with make-up, which is why many choose to use a dark spot corrector.
dark spotsHyperpigmentation can be caused by some medications including contraceptives, antibiotics, HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) and other medications.
Some people are prone to the condition due to genetic influences, while over exposure to the sun or the use of sun beds can also result in hyperpigmentation.
Acne scarring and in many cases acne treatments can also result in dark spots on the face.
And of course, many people are born with moles and birthmarks, which can become darker and more obvious; this can be due to exposure to sunlight or any of the above factors.