For the ones that have dark skin spots, you can never wear enough sun protection. Sun damages are what causes dark skin spots and I have the worse of them: melasma. Melasma is thought to be the stimulation of melanocytes (cells in the epidermal layer of skin that produce a pigment called melanin). It is mainly hormonal but is is also almost impossible to eliminate, even with the toughest peelings. One thing you can do to minimize it is use a very good sunscreen all year long. I have been wearing this one since April with good results: FotoUltra ISDIN Spot Prevent.
This is a very fluid product that leaves no trace after applying, unlike many sunscreens that leave a white barrier that is not nice to look at. It has a special technology that not only protects skin from UV radiation but it also moisturizes and acts on existing dark spots to minimize them. It has a bit of hyaluronic acid but not enough to substitute using a good serum underneath. It also has alantoin, which promotes regeneration of skin. Softens, moisturises and calms. The brand says it is “perfect for skincare after a dermatological procedure”, but in fact the only thing I didn't like about it was that it caused burning if applied to freshly shaven skin. Otherwise, if you have normal skin, this should do it. For oily skins, maybe it's better to search for another sunscreen since this one leaves a slightly oily texture.
FotoUltra ISDIN Spot Prevent is a great deal since it is not expensive and one bottle lasts for 6 months. I wore it all spring and summer and it only ended in November. I would reccomend it for it's not a highly priced item, it is well tolerated for normal skin and I actually felt that this summer my spots were not as dark as in past summers. I would buy it again for sure.
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ISDIN Active Unify COLOR Fusion Fluid SPF 100
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