Clearing the Path to Radiant Skin: Tackling Dark Spots and Hyperpigmentation

Clearing the Path to Radiant Skin: Tackling Dark Spots and Hyperpigmentation

Creating an effective skincare routine for dark spots and hyperpigmentation involves using products that target pigmentation issues while also nourishing and protecting the skin. Here’s our comprehensive routine tailored for treating dark spots and hyperpigmentation:

1. Gentle Cleanser -  Remove excess oil and impurities without stripping the skin. Unclogs pores and reduces the appearance of oiliness.

Solution: > CLEAN SLATE (cream cleanser)

Willow Bark (natural salicylic acid) -  assists in skin cell turnover by helping reduce the buildup of dry, dull skin flakes, resulting in renewed skin.
Pohutukawa, native to New Zealand, helps to soothe, condition and calm irritated or inflamed skin.
- Jojoba Oil Beads aids to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores. Ideal for all skin types, including sensitive. 
Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a day

2.  Clay Mask Boost restoration by moisturizing and protecting skin.

Solution: > SUPER GREENS (clay detox mask)

Kawakawa - has antioxidants - such as vitamin E - which nourishes skin and can prevent premature aging and damage to the skin. 
- Pomegranate Seed Oil - has excellent moisturizing and nourishing properties particularly for mature and aging skin. 
- Rosehip Seed Oil - is rich in lineoleic acid, which supports the skin barrier to help regulate skin hydration.
- French Green Clay - tightens the pores and stimulates blood flow, resulting in a more toned and lifted appearance.

-  Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a week

3.  Toner- Exfoliates and brightens the skin tone.

Solution: > RENEW (brighten toner)

Manuka Honey - soothing red, irritated or inflamed skin for an even skin tone
-  Willow Bark - is a natural source of salicylic acid (ß-hydroxy acid). It assists in skin cell turnover by helping reduce the buildup of dry, dull skin flakes, resulting in renewed skin.
- Licorice Root - helps brighten and soothe skin, promoting an even and calm skin tone.
- N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG) - NAG reduces hyperpigmentation, increases collagen production, moisture content and elasticity of the skin
-   Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a day

4.  Serum- Fades dark spots, brightens skin, and stimulates collagen production.

Solution: > REWIND (restore serum)

- Kiwifruit - a potent natural source of vitamin C, an antioxidant known for its skin-brightening properties. Vitamin C helps inhibit melanin production, reducing the appearance of dark circles.
Resveratrol - promotes collagen synthesis - significantly improving fine lines, wrinkles, and elasticity.
Licorice Root - helps brighten and soothe skin, promoting an even and calm skin tone.
N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG) - NAG reduces hyperpigmentation, increases collagen production, moisture content and elasticity of the skin.
-   Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a day

Solution: > LUMINOUS (soothing oil serum)

- Kawakawa - has antioxidants - such as vitamin E - which nourishes skin and can prevent premature aging and damage to the skin. 
- Bakuchiol - a natural alternative to retinol, helps reduce roughness and dryness. 
- Sea Buckthorn Berry - is a powerful active which helps improve skin metabolism and slow skin maturation.
- Coenzyme Q10 - helps reduce the depth of wrinkles and promotes cell turnover.

Argan Oil - is rich in fatty acids, including oleic and linoleic acids, which provide intense hydration. 
Pomegranate Seed Oil - has excellent moisturizing and nourishing properties particularly for mature and aging skin.
-   Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a day

5.  Targeted Treatment - Targets dark spots and hyperpigmentation for a more even skin tone.

Solution: > LIGHTEN UP (brighten cream) 

- Kiwifruit - a potent natural source of vitamin C, an antioxidant known for its skin-brightening properties. Vitamin C helps inhibit melanin production, reducing the appearance of dark circles.
Bakuchiol - a natural alternative to retinol, helps reduce roughness and dryness. 
Licorice Root - helps brighten and soothe skin, promoting an even and calm skin.
tone.
N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG) - NAG reduces hyperpigmentation, increases collagen production, moisture content and elasticity of the skin.

- Kojic Acid Dipalmitate (KAD) - suppresses melanin formation, which makes it effective in whitening dark skin (such as Melasma).
- Hyaluronic Acid - provides deep hydration and helping the skin retain moisture, resulting in a plump and supple appearance.

-   Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a day

6.  Moisturize - Heal and nourish damaged skin, boosts regeneration of tissue.

Solution: > BERRY BEE (healing lotion) 

Manuka Honey - a super food with healing and hydrating properties and boosts regeneration of tissue.
 Raspberry Seed Oil -aiding in the repair of damaged skin cells and promoting a healthy complexion. It is also rich in antioxidants, including vitamin E - helping protect the skin from free radicals.
- Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) - stimulates the synthesis of collagen and improves the tensile strength of skin
N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG) - NAG reduces hyperpigmentation, increases collagen production, moisture content and elasticity of the skin.
- Mango Butter - nourishes skin and boosts its elasticity as well as its suppleness. Thus, making skin look smoother and firmer.

-   Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a day

By following this comprehensive skincare routine, you can effectively target dark spots and hyperpigmentation, brighten your complexion, and achieve more even-toned skin over time.

Additional Tips

  • Consistency: Stick to your routine consistently to see results over time.
  • Sun Protection: Always wear sunscreen during the day to prevent dark spots from worsening.
  • Patience: Hyperpigmentation can take time to fade, so be patient and give your products time to work.

You will find the products recommended in our solutions below. All our products are handmade in New York. If you have any questions, please reach out to us here.

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