Melanin is a pigment responsible for producing color in skin and when skin is insulted by aggressors, such as UV exposure, hormonal fluctuations, inflammation, or other skin injuries, including those related to acne, it produces excess melanin as a protective response. This excess melanin results in the appearance of dark spots and discolorations. People with darker Asian, Mediterranean, or African skin tones are also prone to skin discoloration, especially if they experience excess sun exposure.
Caused by years of chronic UV exposure, hormonal fluctuations, and inflammation, aging skin develops more discolorations, faster. These stubborn discolorations are deeply rooted making them susceptible to reoccurrence, even when treated. This comprehensive corrective regimen systematically treats skin discolorations through multiple modes of action to provide dramatic results.
- Phloretin CF is a potent antioxidant serum providing advanced environmental protection and helps diminishes hyperpigmentation. Apply once daily in the morning after cleansing.
- Advanced Pigment Corrector is a multi-layer treatment to reduce stubborn discolorations and prevent reoccurrence for improved radiance. Apply once or twice daily or as directed by a physician. For morning use, follow with a sunscreen and limit sun exposure.
- Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50
- Retinol 0.5 can be used at night for added efficacy for severe discoloration correction.
In-office procedures such as chemical peels and laser resurfacing can also help treat skin discolorations. Contact your physician for more information >
Advanced Pigment Corrector is a daily multi-layer treatment clinically proven to reduce stubborn discolorations and prevent reoccurrence. Featuring high potency, proven ingredients, Advanced Pigment Corrector provides a comprehensive approach by exfoliating existing spots, inhibiting melanin transfer, help to block excess melanin production, and enhance skin’s resistance to new pigmentation.
Advanced Pigment Corrector is suitable for all skin types and ethnicities.
0.3% Salicylic Acid: Exfoliates existing spots
1% Hydroxyphenoxy Propionic Acid: Inhibits melanin transfer
0.5% Ellagic Acid: Blocks excess melanin production
5% Yeast Extract: Enhances skin’s resistance to new pigmentation
Advanced Pigment Corrector can be applied twice daily, morning and night.
No, Advanced Pigment Corrector does not have any side effects as a result of daily use.
Advanced Pigment Corrector can be layered with your SkinCeuticals regimen, ensure you apply a SkinCeuticals antioxidant first after cleansing and finish with a SkinCeuticals broad-spectrum sunscreen.
For a comprehensive regimen for treating skin discolorations and dark spots use the following skincare routine:
Improvement in skin discoloration can be seen after 4 weeks, but best results in improved skin discoloration and dark spots, skin tone evenness, and radiance is seen with consistent twice daily use after 8 to 12 weeks.