Dark spots, or hyperpigmentation, can be caused by a number of things, from ageing to sun exposure. Photo: Shutterstock
Dark spots, or hyperpigmentation, can be caused by a number of things, from ageing to sun exposure. Photo: Shutterstock
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What causes hyperpigmentation – dark spots – on your face and how to get rid of them

  • Sun exposure, inflammation, ageing, even the pill – not all dark spots are created equal, and they’re not all treated the same way either, say skincare experts
  • Lasers can be helpful in a clinic or salon to treat them, while a consistent skincare routine at home will also help – as will applying a sunscreen every day

Dark spots, or hyperpigmentation, can be caused by a number of things, from ageing to sun exposure. Photo: Shutterstock
Dark spots, or hyperpigmentation, can be caused by a number of things, from ageing to sun exposure. Photo: Shutterstock
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