Myths And Truths About Blemishes On The Face

Back from summer, it is important to take care of the skin and prepare it for winter. Today we talk about the spots that appear on the skin of the face after exposure to the sun.

Can a freckle never become a stain?

False: Over the years, the freckle increases in size, joining each other until it becomes a stain.

Should the anti-stain treatments be used only at night?

False: There are products that, being more powerful, are used only at night, but to achieve excellent results, we have to include an anti-stain moisturizer with SPF in our daily routine.

Are anti-stain treatments only used in winter?

False: Anti-stain treatments that do not contain depigmenting ingredients can be used in any season.

Should we only use SPF to protect the stain when we are exposed to the open air?

False: An excess of sunlight produces spots, but there are other types of radiation that cause pigment activation, such as computer screens, fluorescents, TV screens, etc. … if we want to avoid the appearance of spots, there are Than to use an SPF inside or outside.

Are skin blemishes a health hazard?

Myth: Skin blemishes are not a health hazard. They are permanent skin changes that can affect the appearance of the skin.

Does drinking water with lemon juice lighten the spots?

Myth: Home skin lightening treatments just don’t work.

Can pregnancy spots turn into skin cancer?

Myth: since there is no proven relationship between gestational chloasma (pregnancy spots) and skin cancer.

Can hydrogen peroxide lighten spots on the skin?

Myth: hydrogen peroxide is a disinfectant and antiseptic; depending on the concentration, you have to be very careful as it can be toxic and irritate the skin.

Are brown skin more prone to the appearance of spots than light skin?

Myth: skin of all shades/humans is susceptible to developing an unbalanced hue and creating blemishes.

Does sunbathing with a makeup base cause spots on my skin?

Myth: today, there are foundations with sun protection and sunscreens with a touch of makeup to protect from sun filters.

Excessive exposure to UV rays causes collagen and elastin fibers to break down and, therefore, the skin loses elasticity, firmness, and with it, the feeling of a youthful appearance. This loss causes an unusual increase in the production of melanin and the generation of spots.

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