How To Brighten Your Complexion

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People always talk about improving or brightening your complexion, but what does that actually mean? What is a complexion? Well, from Wikipedia:

Complexion in humans is the natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially on the face.

The word “complexion” is derived from the Late Latin complexi, which initially referred in general terms to a combination of things, and later in physiological terms, to the balance of humors.

So brightening a complexion is not whitening. We’re not talking about changing your skin tone – any shade of skin can be bright. A bright complexion simply means skin is smooth and radiant without blemishes, dullness, or pigmentation problems. Sounds like a dream, no?

Here are the most common skin problems that get in the way of a good complexion and what you can do about it.

1. Erase dark spots

Dark spots, sometimes called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, refers to the darkened marks caused by extra melanin production once a pimple or wound has healed.

Fading such marks won’t be quick, but it’s possible. Look for products that contain active ingredients like niacinamide, arbutin, and Vitamin C as they help suppress melanin production to lighten dark marks.  Remember to always wear a sunscreen high in SPF to protect you from UVA/UVB rays that can damage your skin cells and darken scars by increasing melanin production.


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