Have you all noticed that I no longer have been complaining about my acne as much? I’m not sure why exactly I had that crazy breakout almost a month ago, but it is finally gone and I have clear skin for the most part. I still have some pretty bad post inflammatory hyperpigmentation since that horrible breakout. Luckily, getting rid of dark spots are a whole lot easier even though it can take a long time for the spots to go away.
I’m not going to be all informative and what not because I’m still learning about hyperpigmentation and acne scarring myself and I don’t want to give any wrong information about it! All I know is I really want to speed up the healing process of these spots that were left behind from my acne.
I do know that there are products that can help with this kind of problem and I do plan on using them! So, I just want to show you some products that I actually already had to help me (and you) with my little dark problem(s)!
FAB Facial Radiance Pads – If you read my post from last week then you already know a little bit about this product. These have AHA’s (glycolic and lactic) that help to exfoliate and promote cellular turnover. Over time, these pads can really help to get rid of the appearance of dark spots.
NeoGen Dermalogy Bio Peel Gauze Peeling Pads – These pads also contain AHA’s (glycolic and lactic,) as well as Vitamin C. The pads contain lemon extract which naturally has Vitamin C. Vitamin C is a well-known brightening treatment and also helps reduce the appearance of dark spots over a period of time.
Odacite Pure Elements Papaya + Geranium Serum – This is an all-natural serum that is specifically formulated to get rid of dark spots caused by acne. The papaya fruit enzymes plus the added lemon essential oil helps to dissolve dead skin cells and produce a nice glow. In other words…more cellular turnover! The Geranium provides a more evened out skin tone as well as some aromatherapy benefits.
Somme Institute Vitamin C Serum – More vitamin C! As I stated above, vitamin C is a great brightening treatment. What I didn’t state above is that Vitamin C is a good serum to add to your routine to protect against harmful environmental damage.
Drunk Elephant C-Firma™ Day Serum – You know the drill with all this Vitamin C…also see my Drunk Elephant Skin Care Review.
I will try to have more information on Vitamin C because I’m a bit confused whenever I read about it.
The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA – Alpha Arbutin also helps reduce the appearance of dark spots and is supported with hyaluronic acid for enhanced delivery (paraphrased from Deciem website.) I’ve never even heard of alpha arbutin until The Ordinary hit popularity a few months ago. The Ordinary line provides amazing products for an even more amazing price. The Alpha Arbutin is only $8.90!
So, I have my options to get rid of my hyperpigmentation. These are products that we (mom and I) already had, therefore I don’t have to go out and buy anything! I never thought to already include these serums and exfoliants (other than FAB Radiance Pads) to my skin care routine. I want to keep you guys updated every month or so because I know this isn’t going to be an overnight process.
Thanks for reading.