As we approach summer I thought this would be the perfect time to delve into some of the causes of hyperpigmentation and how we can help to prevent future occurrences. Aside from fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation is the next most common gripe of those suffering from premature ageing.
Facultative versus Constitutive Skin Colour
Skin colour and pigmentation can be either facultative or constitutive or a combination of both
Constitutive: Is the basic melanin that we inherit and has no direct effect from the sun, hormonal changes, stress etc. This includes moles and freckles. What we are born with, what we inherit from our parents and our race will determine...