Can Sunscreen Prevent Hyperpigmentation?
Hyperpigmentation is a skin concern that both men and women face, and while it can seem like a daunting issue to treat, it doesn’t mean that there isn’t anything you can do about it. Of course, you can always try your hand at using various creams and treatments from home, and you may even be wondering if you can use sunscreen to help prevent hyperpigmentation altogether. If you already have hyperpigmentation, you should know that there are things that you can do to change the appearance of your skin and even out the color, whether it be on the face, hands, or intimate area. This is called an intimate lightening procedure and can be very beneficial.
What is Hyperpigmentation?
Hyperpigmentation occurs when the skin on your face or body (yes, even the intimate areas!), begins to change colors, get spotty, or become uneven in terms of tone. While minor cases of this skin condition can be covered using cosmetics or skin creams, more severe cases can affect self-confidence, be the root cause of mental health concerns, and even cause individuals to avoid going out in public. The good news is, however, that this condition is treatable, and in some cases, even preventable.
Can Sunscreen Help Prevent Hyperpigmentation?
One of the most age-old questions that many dermatologists hear, and many patients ask, is “Can sunscreen help prevent hyperpigmentation?” The answer to this may actually be somewhat surprising to some. In fact, sunscreen is one of the best defenses against hyperpigmentation, and many dermatologists often recommend it to patients who are prone to hyperpigmentation or who are already suffering from this skin issue.
Sunscreen helps prevent hyperpigmentation by blocking out the harmful UV rays that can damage or injure the skin cells responsible for discoloration. In fact, it has been found that when used regularly, sunscreen can actually be your number one defense system for hyperpigmentation, so it is always best to wear your sunscreen out – even under your makeup!
Treatment for Hyperpigmentation
While sunscreen can actually help to prevent hyperpigmentation from occurring or worsening, it can’t reverse the discoloration once it has begun. There are many creams and other treatments you can find on the market, but if you are looking for something that will actually work to help lighten the skin, your best bet is intimate lightening. While this procedure is called intimate lightening, the truth of the matter is, it can be used anywhere on the body!
What is Intimate Lightening?
Intimate lightening is a procedure that uses a variety of all-natural herbs and botanicals to lighten the skin in a natural, chemical-free way. This treatment is ideal for any area of the body that you would like to have a lightened effect, including the intimate area, face, neck, arms and legs, abdomen, behind the knees, and armpits. This is a non-invasive treatment that is known to help lighten the skin in a safe and effective way. Intimate lightening is a great choice if you are hoping to find an effective treatment for hyperpigmentation.
To learn more about intimate lightening and hyperpigmentation, call the office of Dr. Ghozland today!