What is Hyperpigmentation?

types of hyperpigmentation

What is hyperpigmentation? Good question. Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that affects most people, but is even more common with certain skin types. Here is a quick video that explains the different types of hyperpigmentation including melasma, freckles, age spots, and Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH). Common treatment options are also covered in the video.

This is a very straight to the point video and should give you the right information on hyperpigmentation. When it comes to treatment options, most of the common option are presented.

Here at Skin Discoloration Solutions, you will find that we do not recommend using products with hydroquinone. In this video, the doctor does recommend using products with hydroquinone, but only under strict guidance from a knowledgeable doctor. Due to concerns about possible side effects of using hydroquinone, we still do not recommend this approach.

Other treatment options presented here require specialized tools that are typically used in skin care clinics under the watchful eye of a skilled and trained dermatologist. These are great options, but they can be expensive as skin treatments are not necessarily covered by medical insurance.

That leaves us with specialized creams and gels that are available over the counter. These creams are cost effective and are readily available to the average consumer. We recommend a few different creams here at Skin Discoloration Solutions including Skin Bright for you more common skin discoloration and Caspah, for discoloration in the intimate areas of your body including the genitals, anus, and nipples.

Our Top Recommended Cream for Hyperpigmentation


Amaira (My #1 Recommendation) – Amaira Natural Skin Care is a US based company that specializes in a variety of natural topical application products for the following uses: lightening dark areas the skin, reducing scars, reducing dark eye circles, and restoring vaginal strength and tightness. Their Natural Lightening Serum is designed for lightening dark areas and spots of skin and is sensitive enough to be used for intimate lightening.

Amaira Natural Lightening Serum contains 4 different skin lightening ingredients: Kojic Acid, Licorice Extract, Mulberry Extract, and Bearberry Extract.

The product comes in an “airless” bottle and is manufactured in the United States in an FDA registered facility in Newport Beach, California.

Currently, single bottles are $41.99 (normally $66.95) and three bottles cost $71.99 (normally $196.85). These are great prices for a superior product.

What about ordering two bottles? Right now, instead of offering a two bottle discount, Amaira is offering a subscription option. If you subscribe for $41.99 per month, you will receive a single bottle of Amaira Natural Lightening Serum and a FREE BOTTLE (every month) of their new product – Amaira Eye Illuminating Serum that diminishes dark eye circles and crow feet. This is a great deal and a great way to keep you looking your best.

It is recommended to take advantage of the multi-bottle discount, especially since you essentially get a free bottle if you order the 3 bottle deal. If this product works for you, which is more than likely, you will be purchasing more than one bottle. Might as well save a bit of money.


The price and product is backed by a 60 day refund policy. This duration is plenty of time to test the product for effectiveness on your skin type.

Amaira is now featuring FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on all orders in the United States that are placed through their website.

Microdermabrasion for Hyperpigmentation

We also recommend a combination of specialized skin creams and micordermabrasion, which can be done in the convenience of your home with a home microdermabrasion kit. This combined treatment is a great two step approach to treating hyperpigmentation, but as it is mentioned in the video, it is not for everyone.

Still have some questions about hyperpigmentation? Please explore our site. We are sure you will find the answer you are looking for.

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