The Science Behind Skin Discoloration With Age

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The human body is resilient, but aging is inevitable. Skin discoloration on the face is one of the first things people notice when they look in the mirror.

Age spots on the skin are part of the aging process, but there are proven, scientific ways to halt the progression. The white, red, black, and brown skin discoloration problems go by various names, including senile lentigo, solar lentigines, sun spots, and liver spots.

The good news is that there are ways to delay their arrival, treat the existing ones, and prevent more dark patches on face.

What Is Considered Skin Discoloration and What Causes It?


Humans naturally produce melanin. The primary function of this chemical is to protect the skin from the sun. Skin discoloration happens because melanin levels differ on certain parts of the body. Changes in melanin levels and sun damage can result in pesky white spots on the face as well as dark spots.

The most likely facial areas that sun exposure might cause significant pigmentation changes include:

  • Forehead
  • Cheeks
  • Chin
  • Neck
  • Around the eyes

Even if you already have age spots, you can do a variety of things to prevent further skin pigmentation problems.

The sun is at its mightiest between the hours of 10 am and 3 am. Sunscreen with an SFP rating of at least 30 that has UVA and UVB protection is ideal when protecting yourself from the sun. The best plan of action is to apply sunscreen every two hours unless you’re swimming or sweating. 

Why Your Skin Changes With Age

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Regardless of sex, gender, and race, you are at risk for developing age spots. Some are more susceptible than others, such as those with fair skin or those frequently exposed to the sun. With that said, time is what causes age spots in most instances.

The natural aging process causes the skin to be thinner and lose brightness. Some signs you might notice are the ability to see veins through the skin, and brown freckles may appear on the cheeks and nose.

We talked about how melanin's excess production leads to flat, brown spots on the face and other exposed parts of the body. Sun damaged skin pigmentation is the direct result of UV damage. However, even the most careful person can develop age spots. The good news is that there are ways to treat them.

A dermatologist might prescribe medication like bleaching cream to help them fade gradually. Many of the bleaching and tretinoin creams make the skin more sensitive to the sun.

However, Revinia® has scientifically proven ingredients that might save you a doctor’s appointment and the overall hassle of finding the treatment that is right for you.

Fix Pigmentation Issues with Revinia® Skincare Products

The marketplace is full of age spot remedies but Revinia® believes in transparency and science-backed skincare. Our proven results share how our products reverse skin discoloration issues.

Anti-Wrinkle Serum

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Revinia® uses chemicals that work with your body to fight skin discoloration on the face. For example, the Anti-Wrinkle Serum is a skincare treatment that makes it easy to work into a regimen. Two ingredients in Revinia® Anti-Wrinkle Serum that treat skin discoloration are MDI Complex™ and ac-11®.

MDI Complex™ is a unique marine glycosaminoglycan that works with your body to fight the enzymes that destroy the skin’s collagen. This ingredient is proven to reduce instances of rosacea, dark circles and other pigmentation issues.

ac-11® has the ability to treat your skin at a DNA-level to repair sun-damaged skin. This water soluble, botanical extract increases natural collagen III and increases the life cycle of white blood cells to improve skin quality from damaged skin.

Night Repair Cream

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Revinia® Night Repair Cream includes BV-OSC: an ingredient that directly fights against age spots and loose skin. BV-OSC is an active form of Vitamin C. The antioxidant benefits include UV ray protection and stimulate collagen. The ingredient BV-OSC works well for age spots because it clarifies and brightens your skin by inhibiting pigment production. Revinia® has found the formula to improve overall skin tone.

Skin darkening, white spots on the face, or any type of age spots on the skin are part of getting older. Revinia® products provide a safe way to say goodbye to age spots and wrinkles.

Along with using Revinia® Anti-Wrinkle Serum and Night Repair Cream, remember to take precautions when exposed to UV rays. Sunscreen and protective clothing go a long way to preventing skin discoloration and the health risks that go along with that. Revinia® products are an added bonus to your arsenal when battling with the sun's dangerous rays.

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