NEW YORK, 1 de abril de 2008 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Did you know that skin discoloration is a major concern among Hispanic women? According to a recent survey conducted by NIVEA, uneven skin tone is the most distressing beauty concern for nearly 30 percent of Hispanic women. Surpassed only by dry or rough skin, uneven skin tone can negatively impact the confidence level many Hispanic women might have in the way their skin looks.
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According to Dr. Flor Mayoral, a leader in dermatology and cutaneous surgery and member of the clinical faculty at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Hispanic women can once again feel confident in that their skin has a beautiful, even tone that begs to be touched by following three simple rules.
“Hispanic women should minimize sun exposure, use products with SPF that are specially formulated to gradually even out skin tone and prevent future discolorations such as NIVEA Natural Tone and seek professionals experienced in pigmented skin when undergoing any skin beauty treatments,” says Dr. Mayoral.
Hispanic women should also keep in mind how melanin affects the pigmentation in their skin. Hispanic skin has more pigmentation than other skin types. And because levels of melanin depend on race, amount of sunlight exposure and hormonal changes, Hispanic women’s skin tends to develop hyper pigmentation or dark spots, in the form of freckles/sun spots or splotches, when they suffer any kind of trauma on the skin.
Here are some additional helpful tips from Dr. Mayoral that can help women rediscover their natural skin tone.
Keep affected areas away from direct sunlight to prevent dark spots on common places like face and hands.
Apply twice daily a gentle tone-evening product with SFP that is specialized for pigmented skin like NIVEA Natural Tone to keep skin soft, even-toned, moisturized and protected from UVA/UVB rays.
Keep acne in control by washing and moisturizing affected areas gently to avoid irritation. Also, avoid picking at acne lesions because it can make the problem worse and leave marks on the skin.
Seek a professional experienced in pigmented skin for hair removal, chemical peels and laser skin procedures as they will use the best method suited for your skin type.
For more information on how to keep skin touchably soft and with a beautiful, even tone visit www.niveausa.com.
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