HyperpigmentationThis skin condition is caused from chronological ageing or in response to harsh sunlight. It can be safely and effectively treated with our key proprietary ingredients. The DermaFix products contain Pigment reducing complexes helping to improve Dark Spots, Melasma and Hyperpigmentation. All DermaFix products are safe and Hydroquinone free.
Prevention and Protection of Hyperpigmentation
An introduction to hyperpigmentation - what it is, what to look for and how to treat it
The melanocyte is the pigment cell, producing a pigment known as melanin. Excessive melanin or pigment formation is known as hyperpigmentation is exclusively dependent on Ultra Violet Exposure from the sun’s rays. Sunscreens containing UVA and UVB filters such as Zinc Oxide, Avobenzone and Titanium Dioxide protect and prevent against skin darkening as they are offer High Protection benefits when applied to the skin regularly.
Not all skin lightening products have the quantity or quality of active ingredients necessary to resolve this specific skin care condition. Many skin lightening ingredients are available which include N-Acetyl Glucosamine, Paper Mulberry Extract, Kojic Acid, Vitamin C, Azelaic Acid, Alpha Arbutin, Niacinamide, Licorice and Bear Berry, etc.
In more severe cases such as melasma, known as the mask of pregnancy, using a melanin antagonist for skin lightening is necessary. DermaFix MelanoDerm being at the forefront of skin lightening by acting as a melanin antagonist helping to improve and prevent hyperpigmentation. An integrated skin care routine must be followed to control this concern.
It is very important to determine the cause of hyperpigmentation with UVA/UVB exposure having the most aggravating consequences. Protect your skin with DermaFix DermaShield SPF40/50 High Protection UVA/UVB Sunscreen. DermaFix DermaShield SPF50 meets the South African National Standards SANS 1557:2013.
Skin care routine for the treatment of hyperpigmentation
Apply DermaFix Vitamin C Serum after the cleansing routine. Follow with the application of DermaFix MelanoDerm to help combat melanocyte activity, thereby slowing down melanin production which causes the hyperpigmentation. DermaFix ACC Vitamin C can be applied to the neck and décolleté for various benefits such as anti-ageing, skin lightening and assisting to control breakouts.
End off your morning routine with DermaFix DermaShield SPF40/50 High Protection UVA/UVB sunscreen. DermaFix DermaShield SPF50 meets the South African National Standards SANS 1557:2013.
Optional: One can add DermaFix ACC Tranexamic Gel to their evening routine applied before application of DermaFix MelanoDerm for advanced results.
***NOTE*** Important information about hyperpigmentation!
- Various levels of this condition exist therefore it is important to re-evaluate treatments every 90 days.
- DermaFix MT Microneedling homecare treatments can be used for advanced results.
- The DermaFix Brightening Kit is available for introduction to the DermaFix skin lightening range.
- Once an established DermaFix skin care routine has been obtained MD Prescriptives SkinLite can be incorporated into your routine for additional benefits.
Please note incorrect peeling techniques and inflammatory products could exacerbate the condition.
DermaFix Hyperpigmentation Range:
ACC RETINOL +R 850.00 Add to basket
ACC Vitamin CR 635.00 Add to basket
B3 BoostR 435.00 Add to basket
Brightening TonerR 330.00 Add to basket
Brightening WipesR 745.00 Add to basket
DermaPolishR 385.00 – R 620.00 Select options
DermaPolish + CharcoalR 720.00 Add to basket
Ferulic + C + ER 815.00 Add to basket
MelanoDermR 755.00 Add to basket
Vitamin A PropionateR 945.00 Add to basket
Vitamin C SerumR 575.00 Add to basket
Vitamin Therapy MasqueR 650.00 Add to basket