As we head into autumn it’s time think about the toll summer has had on our skin. While the sunshine is quickly fading, the havoc its rays play on our skin’s health is far more persistent. We’re talking about pigmentation, of course. Also commonly referred to as sun damage or hyperpigmentation.
“Your skin does not need to be burnt to develop pigmentation,” says Sylvia Down, Practise Manager at Skin Renu Clinic in Sydney. “The sun’s UVA and UVB constantly bathe our skin even as we go about our daily activities and has a cumulative effect.”