SangAh
SangAh
Combination Skin
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Seoul, South Korea
Question
Hi! I'm looking for recommendations for products to deal with hyper-pigmentation caused by sunspots. I already use retinol and vitamin C in my skincare routine but haven't seen much of a difference...any other ideas or should I just be patient?
Question
Hi! I'm looking for recommendations for products to deal with hyper-pigmentation caused by sunspots. I already use retinol and vitamin C in my skincare routine but haven't seen much of a difference...any other ideas or should I just be patient?
    Commented 8 months ago
    Vitamin C, niacinamide, AHA, sunscreen! Incorporate all four diligently and over time, you will see your freckles fade and a more even skin tone. (I'm speaking from experience as someone who also had this concern and did this!)
    Commented 8 months ago
    This is golden. You prob want to make sure to use Niacinamide + AHA!
    Commented 8 months ago
    Niacinamide for sure. Also make sure you incorporate chemical exfoliation (AHA) so you can encourage skin turnover. None of this will make a difference though unless you use sunscreen.. so get on it if you aren't already!
    Commented 8 months ago
    Are you using sunscreen consistently?
    • Post Owner
    Commented 8 months ago
    Yes, I am! But maybe I need to switch to a stronger sunscreen, because the one I'm currently using still creates freckles for my skin. :(
    Commented 8 months ago
    Vitamin C should make a difference if you use it consistently over time. Niacinamide is great for hyper-pigmentation as are chemical exfoliants. If you don't incorporate an acid already, I'd do so. The products that Kelsie recommended below are great! Personally I love this face cream which has helped get clearer skin for my skin that's spent too much time in the sun.
    Commented 8 months ago
    The ordinary’s Niacinamide and their Glycolic solution has helped me out a lot! Their Lactic Acid 10% is pretty good too.
    Commented 8 months ago
    ^I second that! The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% helped my tone looks a lot better
    Commented 8 months ago
    The Pai Rosehip oil has helped me a lot with fading sunspots!!
    • Post Owner
    Commented 8 months ago
    Thank you! I don't use a face oil but maybe I'll look into incorporating one.