Whether you’re struggling with sunspots, hyperpigmentation or melasma, dealing with pigmentation issues on the skin is no fun. And let’s face it, no one actually wants to have to wear loads of make-up to cover-up. So when a slew of new products that promises to help reduce dark marks launched this year, we were over the moon.
Here are a few of our beauty editor’s favourite items to try…
A range made up of four products that all contain a new hero ingredient clinically proven to reduce the production of melanin in the skin, Thiamadol. Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector Day Cream SPF 30, R449,95 for 30ml.
Finally, products for those of us who suffer from hyperpigmentation and have sensitive skin! Bioderma’s Pigmentbio Foaming Cream brightening cleanser, R199,95 for 200ml, is our beauty editor’s must-have item from the range. It’s packed with pigmentation blitzing alpha hydroxy acid, plus exfoliating cellulose micro-beads that really do work to lift dark spots.
We’re all well aware of beauty products aimed at the teenage market, but what about a range tailored to suit the needs of mature skin struggling with adult onset acne? Look no further than Dermalogica’s latest innovation. Enter two fab products, the AGE Bright Clearing Serum, R1 195 for 30ml, and AGE Bright Spot Fader, R849 for 15ml, which are both enriched with niacinamide (vitamin B) that helps brighten the skin’s tone.
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By Beauty Editor Martinique Stevens
A scent obsessed beauty editor with a flair for fashion and an affinity for anything kawaii. When she’s not researching skincare ingredient lists for the latest low-down on what this or that compound or chemical does on the skin, you can expect to find her off-loading stress at the gym, enjoying a salsa dancing social or hunting for the latest fragrance.