Skincare ingredients for dark spots

October 07,2023

By Dr. Upasna Nagpal

According to Dr. upasna nagpal, Aesthetic Physician, There are few ingredients you can look for if you are struggling with dark spots".

Kojic acid: It blocks enzyme tyrosinase which is required to make melanin

This reduces the darkening overtime. Use it for 4-6 weeks to see results.

Alpha arbutin: It is a potent dark spot lightening agent. Use it at night.

Do not use if you have experienced side effects with hydroquinone in the past.

Azelaic acid: It is a good ingredient include if you are developing dark spots after acne.

It invites bacterial overgrowth, blocks 5 alpha reductase and is anti inflammatory.