hyperpigmentation on neck

Hyperpigmentation on Back

Hyperpigmentation on Back

  • Hyperpigmentation is one such condition that has been widely affecting people of all skin types.
  • Basically it is caused by our skin’s defense mechanism that can be by harmful UV rays and excess rays reach our skin then it produces more melanin to take care of itself.
  • It is caused by excessive sun exposure and skin inflammation.


  • Melasma is a type of hyperpigmentation which is also known as chloasma or the “mask of pregnancy” in women.
  • Sometimes hormonal changes and our lifestyle choices can trigger hyperpigmentation.
  • In spite of this being a harmless condition, it affects our natural skin tone making it all patchy and glow-less.
  • Age spots or sun spots are another type of hyperpigmentation which usually affects as one age.


  • Hyperpigmentation seen mostly on the back, face, arms, neck, and all other places that receive extend sunlight.
  • Age-old people used natural home remedies such as aloe Vera and other herbs though there isn’t any guarantee for complete healing.


 It advised to:

  1. Stay away from the scorching sun: using sunscreen has proved to be effective against this. But also be careful that you use a good quality sunscreen (of SPF of 30)
  2. Wear protective clothing where you affected. Wearing a wide-brimmed vacation hat goes a long way in helping you tackle the condition. Additionally switch to light-colored cotton fabrics as it absorbs less sunlight and allows your skin to breathe seamlessly.
  3. Use products that contain moisture as it rejuvenates your skin.
  4. if these remedies are not working for you, feel free to consult a good dermatologist and enquire about other ways like laser treatment and chemical peels.
  5. Using mild products for skincare it takes care of the skin cells gently. Use a moisturizer on the back to prevent skin from drying.
  6. Stay away from applying deodorants on the skin as it may cause chemical reactions that worsen hyperpigmentation.

Visit your nearest dermatologist and find out what works best for your skin type, and while you go, don’t forget the sunscreen.

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