Hyperpigmentation, or dark patches on your skin, has a number of causes and can be treated with lasers, or less invasively with topical creams. Photo: Shutterstock Hyperpigmentation, or dark patches on your skin, has a number of causes and can be treated with lasers, or less invasively with topical creams. Photo: Shutterstock
Hyperpigmentation, or dark patches on your skin, has a number of causes and can be treated with lasers, or less invasively with topical creams. Photo: Shutterstock
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Dark spots, marks and blemishes: hyperpigmentation explained, and five of the best beauty products to treat it

  • Hyperpigmentation – areas of darker skin – can be caused by sun damage, hormones or genetics
  • The condition can be treated with lasers, but less invasive topical treatments are just as effective

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Hyperpigmentation, or dark patches on your skin, has a number of causes and can be treated with lasers, or less invasively with topical creams. Photo: Shutterstock Hyperpigmentation, or dark patches on your skin, has a number of causes and can be treated with lasers, or less invasively with topical creams. Photo: Shutterstock
Hyperpigmentation, or dark patches on your skin, has a number of causes and can be treated with lasers, or less invasively with topical creams. Photo: Shutterstock
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