Home Remedies for Hypopigmentation

  posted by: Rio Dianne



Home Remedies for HypopigmentationPigmentation refers to the coloring of your skin for which the substance melanin is responsible for.  Melanin production is dependent on a lot of factors.  There are times when the body makes too much of it which results to hyperpigmentation as a result of various drugs used like hydroquinone for rosacea and perioral dermatitis.  However, once your body produces too little of it, it brings about another condition called hypopigmentation.

Hypopigmentation is characterized by white spots on skin and can appear on any part of the body including the face. This occurs as a result of too much damage due to sun’s harmful exposure, but underlying disorders like vitiligo and leprosy can cause patches of light skin. Genetic factors like albinism can also be another cause.  Acute traces can be linked to other diseases like tinea versicolor. Many people are looking for ways on how to treat hypopigmentation using home treatment.  So, are there really home remedies for hypopigmentation? Let’s find out below.

Hypopigmentation Home Remedies

Apparently, the condition is completely irreversible in cases like albinism since it’s a genetic defect.  On the other hand, underlying problems should be sought such as in the case of tinea versicolor and vitiligo. I’ve read on the internet that fresh ginger and parsely are actually among the home remedies to cure vitiligo, but has not been medically proven to do yet.  Corticosteroids are also the first line of treatment for vitiligo. As for the home remedies, this is more focused on masking the white spots on your skin by   the use of cosmetic cover-ups. Self tanners can also be applied to temporarily hide the patches of your skin.  You can also opt for dermatologic procedures such as microdermabrasion and chemical peels to even the skin tone brought about by the condition.  Finally, sunblock gels are a great must-have to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun.

These are some of the lifestyle and home remedies for hypopigmentation which you can do to cope with it.  Although you are suffering from the problem, do not lose confidence as beauty is always skin deep.  Good luck!


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