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To discuss hyperpigmentation, you must know everything about the term 'Pigmentation'. Skin pigmentation is the tone of the skin. Melanocytes are the skin cells which make an anti-oxidant, i.e. Melanin. Melanin is responsible for our skin's colour and is a protective component of skin. The more melanin, the darker the tone.
Conversely, less melanin makes the tone brighter. But those with less melanin are at a greater risk of sunburns and ageing. Hyperpigmentation can be entirely avoided by incorporating good habits right from childhood. While talking about the types, Medha Singh, Herbal Beauty Expert & Founder of Juvena Herbals, shares mainly four common types of pigmentation:
Keep yourself hydrated in all seasons by drinking water as per your body weight. Hydrate your skin topically by cleansing and washing it twice daily and moisturising it regularly, as Bhrajaka Pitta governs the site of touch. It is our skin which gets affected by its imbalance.
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