Authored by Brandy Burgess in Skin Care
Published on 11-14-2009
Some people find dark spots on the skin to be unattractive and unnecessary. Fortunately for those who feel this way, fade creams are available to purchase over the counter or by prescription. Dark spots on the skin are usually caused by an increase in the production of melanin. Melanin is a pigment that is responsible for your skin color, as well as the color of your hair. Common causes of dark spots on the skin are caused by pregnancy or birth control pills as both of these factors cause an overproduction of melanin.
If the dark spots on your skin bother you, you may be able to find a fade cream that will help lighten the spots and reduce their appearance. Fade creams, or hyper-pigmentation creams, are there to help you achieve this goal. While prescription fade creams are stronger and more effective, you may be able to find inexpensive fade creams over the counter at your local drug store or online. Fade creams such as Topical Niacinamide can help to fade dark spots as well as fight acne and numerous other skin problems.
Topical Niacinamide offers many benefits to the skin. It has been proven extremely effective in clearing up acne, moisturizing and hydrating the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improving the skin elasticity, fading blemishes and scars as well as fading dark spots. Fade creams such as the Topical Niacinamide cream should be applied two to three times per day for the best results.
One of the most common brands of Topical Niacinamide is known as Acnessential. This type of fade cream is effective in lightening the skin, fading dark spots, age spots, blemishes and freckles. Acnessential cream helps to reduce the signs of aging as well as those dark spots associated with old age. Niacinamide is derived from a B complex vitamin and is safe for all skin types. This is why Acnessential is one of the most popular types of fading creams for dark spots.
Skincare is a multi-billion dollar industry and everywhere you look you can find numerous types of fade creams and whitening creams for the skin. Not all of these work and it’s best to research the ingredients listed in various products to see the harmful effects each may have. It’s best to steer clear of products such as bleaching creams as they contain a very high amount of alcohol and mineral oil. These products usually damage your skin in the long run with its harmful chemicals.
When looking for a fade cream for dark spots, it’s best to look for one that contains the best of all worlds. It should contain a moisturizer, anti-aging properties, acne treatment as well as fading ingredients. These types of creams help to nourish the skin. They are usually refreshing and never feel greasy. If you can, it’s best to stick with all natural products that help to lighten the skin over time. This will help to keep your skin safe from harsh chemicals and give you effective results.