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How to Remove Dark Spots that Aren’t on Your Face

Hyperpigmentation is a term that refers to any darkened spot on your skin caused by the overproduction of melanin, a brown skin pigment. Hyperpigmentation is often caused by UV exposure, leaving spots of uneven skin tones like age spots and freckles. Sun-induced hyperpigmentation is usually treated topically with skin brighteners, like Hale CosmeceuticalsSB-7. However, some types of hyperpigmentation, such as dark spots on the neck, armpits and other skin folds, may be the result of systemic issues and do not respond effectively to topical treatment. Continue reading How to Remove Dark Spots that Aren’t on Your Face