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Hyperpigmentation Explained

Every woman wants evenly toned skin. But for many African American women, it can be hard to achieve without the right skin care regimen. Read on for Olay’s simple skin tone solutions.

What is Hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation refers to skin with certain areas that are darker colored than others. This occurs when skin produces excess pigment which is then deposited deep within the skin. This primarily due to overexposure to UV rays from the sun.People with darker complexions are more likely to experience issues with hyperpigmentation than those with lighter complexions.Skin hyperpigmentation can also be a post inflammatory result of acne scars, burns or skin conditions such as eczema.

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