How to prevent and treat hyperpigmentation

How to prevent and treat hyperpigmentation - Annie Blume

The appearance of spots on the skin is one of the most recurrent concerns. There are those associated with inflammatory and hormonal processes and skin aging itself. Today I would like to share with you what hyperpigmentation is, how to prevent it and what active ingredients can help us to fade spots once they have appeared.

What is hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of the skin in an irregular manner. It occurs due to an excess of melanin, which is the skin pigment that responds to protect us from the sun by darkening the skin.

How to prevent and treat hyperpigmentation - Annie Blume

Causes and types of hyperpigmentation

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

After a process of inflammation or injury, the skin heals leaving a spot on the skin that may be pink or brown.


A skin blemish associated with hormonal changes. They are common in women during pregnancy on the forehead and upper lip.


It is one of the main signs of skin aging and the sun is its main cause.

How to prevent and treat hyperpigmentation

Niacinamide is an active ingredient with numerous scientific studies that support its efficacy and benefits for the skin. For example, in this study developed by the University of Barcelona, it was revealed that applying niacinamide at 5%, twice a day for 4 weeks, significantly reduces hyperpigmentation.

Stardust brightening face serum - Annie Blume

Our new STARDUST face serum contains niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, green tea and vanilla extracts to give you an immediate brightening effect, deeply hydrate the skin, smoothing wrinkles and preventing the appearance of dark spots. In addition, with continued use, it evens the tone and fades existing blemishes.


 Other preventive measures to avoid the appearance of spots are:

  • Use sun protection.
  • In case of acne-prone skin, it is important to use a cleanser that regulates sebum production. In this way we prevent the appearance of an acne outbreak that could leave marks on the skin when it heals. RAINFOREST deeply cleanses your skin respecting the hydrolipidic film to balance the skin.
  • Avoid inflammatory processes in sensitive and reactive skin. You can apply MOONLIGHT creamy moisturizer, rich in calendula extract and blue tansy essential oil to reduce inflammation.
  • Apply 3 drops of STARDUST brightening serum to prevent premature skin aging thanks to its richness in green tea extract, vanilla, hyaluronic acid and niacinamide.

With love,


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