Common Myths about Pigmentation

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 1:04pm

Skin discolorations, such as hyperpigmentation and melasma, are common, yet frustrating concerns. PCA SKIN professional treatments and daily care products contain a blend of proven pigment-fighting ingredients that work to prevent the production and distribution of pigment, while also reducing existing dark spots.


Scrubbing the skin using wash cloths, sponges or gritty exfoliants helps to remove dark spots


Inflammation actually triggers your skin to produce pigment. Scrubbing and irritating your skin will typically make skin discoloration worse, not better.



I have really bad patches of pigment after having my baby, so I will only get rid of it if I use the strongest products available.


The discoloration associated with pregnancy is called melasma and harsh products may actually make it worse. Gentle products with multiple lightening ingredients are best.


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Once I get rid of my skin discoloration, it is gone for good.


People who are prone to skin discoloration can always develope more. Daily use of products that suppress the pigment-producing process will maintain results.



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