If your oily skin looks blotchy, red, uneven, or marked with dark spots, you’re probably looking at pigmentation. Caused by an overproduction of melanin (the pigment that gives skin its colour), pigmentation is super common and mostly harmless – but it can really put a damper on your dreams of flawless skin. The good news? There are many answers for how to get rid of pigmentation, even if you have oily skin. One way is through your skincare routine.
What does oily skin with pigmentation need?
Look for products that calm, decongest and balance. At the same time, they should deliver brightening extracts to encourage a more even skin tone. In some cases, pigmentation may be caused by a medical condition. It’s a good idea to consult with your doctor before starting a skin care routine for hyperpigmentation.
What skincare ingredients are best for oily skin with pigmentation?
Vinanza® Grape & Kiwi
In clinical trials, this antioxidant compound has been shown to help improve the appearance of skin by targeting redness and pigmentation*. It gets these powerful abilities from sauvignon blanc grape seeds, which are high in polyphenolic antioxidants, as well as skin from the Vitamin C-rich kiwifruit. It’s one of the best ingredients to have on your shelf when you’re wondering how to treat hyperpigmentation.
Good bacteria can help to calm skin by balancing the microbiome and enhancing the skin barrier. Calm skin may result in less redness, which is why probiotics should be part of any skin care routine for hyperpigmentation. Look for those which can be applied topically, such as in a moisturiser for oily skin.
This world-famous New Zealand superfood is known for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. That means it helps to promote a calmer, clearer, blemish-free complexion. Its ability to soothe spots make it essential in any skincare routine for oily skin.
The Best Products For Hyperpigmentation & Oily Skin
Cleanser: Juliet Skin-Brightening Gel Cleanser
A skin care routine for hyperpigmentation should start with a brightening cleanser. For oily skin, Juliet is true love. Manuka honey contributes to a blemish-free complexion while antioxidant-rich Vinanza® Grape & Kiwi helps foster brighter skin.
How to use: Massage this cleanser for oily skin into face and neck with circular motions before rinsing with warm water.