5 Dark Spot Treatments You Need This Summer

Written by Chandni GhoshOct 17, 2018
If you’re struggling with dark spots, you should know that one of the main causes of this problem is sun exposure. When your skin is exposed to UV rays, the skin starts forming a protective pigment known as melanin. Unfortunately, UV rays are so strong that they instantly affect the deeper layers of your skin causing dark spots even though melanin attempts at shielding your skin from the sun. This problem can take a turn for the worse during the summers when the UV rays are twice as harsh. Precisely why you need a special route to dark spot correction during this season. Scroll down to get your solutions…

Rely on a dark spot regime

Make use of naturals

When you have skin with dark spots, you need a skin care regime targeted towards the problem. This is why you need to rely on a regime like the Pond’s Flawless Radiance Derma + range that comprises a mattifying cream, a moisturiser and a perfecting serum. This range combines 3 derma-treatment actions such as laser, IPL and Gluta—all of which work towards minimizing pores and boosting radiance. Thanks to its DermPerfect™ Complex, it promises to reduce the appearance of spots. Use this range daily if you truly wish to minimize your dark spots.

Cleanse right

If you want to lighten your dark spots, including a skin lightening face wash might be a good idea. We suggest going with the Fair & Lovely Advanced Multi Vitamin Face Wash, which fades dark spots, cleanses skin, exfoliates to remove dead skin cells and reveals bright, beautiful skin.


Make sunscreen an integral part of your routine

Make use of naturals

Since sun damage is one of the biggest monsters behind dark spots, you need to ensure that a sunscreen is an indispensable part of your skin care regime. Make sure you include a broad spectrum sunscreen in your vanity kit. We suggest relying on the Lakmé Sun Expert UV Lotion SPF 50 PA+++. This shields your skin against 97% UVB rays that can cause sunburns while the PA+++ saves your skin from UVA rays. The bigger bonus? It doesn’t feel oily on the skin!

Fight dead skin with the right tools

Dark spots can be a result of dead skin buildup too. This is why an exfoliator is a must when it comes to fighting dark spots. Make sure you use a face scrub twice a week to lighten those pesky dark spots.


Make use of naturals

Make use of naturals

When it comes to lightening dark spots in the summers, relying on naturals might just be an easy and inexpensive idea. If you wish to treat your dark spots naturally, allow the power of potatoes to fight your skin concerns. Potatoes have natural bleaching properties and hence, are a perfect way to lighten dark spots. Slice a potato and place those slices on the dark spots. Leave them on for a while as you lay down before washing off.

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