What Causes Pigmentation?

One of the biggest and most common reasons for pigmentation on skin is sun damage. Other reasons can be hormonal or certain medications. Although it takes a long time to get rid of pigmentation, but it can be done.

If you’re dealing with hyperpigmentation, know that you are not alone. Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition, and there are a number of different treatment options available.

Keep reading to learn more about the SHIFFA products you can try, its ingredients and benefits.



First things first - a good moisturizer like SHIFFA's White Tea or Tamanu Moisturising Cream.

 A good moisturizer can protect the lipid barrier against the damaging rays of the sun.


Retinoid Containing Product

Retinoid helps boost cell turnover. SHIFFA’s Rose Maroc Night Elixir is a very gentle yet effective retinol treatment. It contains a maximum amount of retinoid however, it is still gentle enough to use around your eyes or on your neck and does not cause peeling. Rose Maroc also contains other skin lightening ingredients such as Sandalwood Oil, Black Cumin Seed Oil, and Prickly Pear Oil.


Fruit Acids

SHIFFA's Tri-Acid Radiance Peel contains two of the most important fruit acids for skin pigmentation including Glycolic and Lactic Acids.

It unveils brighter and clearer skin and it also helps absorb other treatments more effectively.


Skin Lightening Product

SHIFFA’s Brightening Ampoule, can be used twice a day, once in the morning and once at night. It is specifically created to treat pigmentation, and contains a host of ingredients that are great for lightening your pigmentation. Brightening Ampoule contains Niacinamide - a hugely important vitamin for skin pigmentation, Kiwi Fruit Extract and Arbutin. All these help control melanin synthesis in your cells. Melanin is what gives our cells and our skin the color.  

Brightening Ampoule also contains Azelaic Acid which decreases the synthesis of melanin in your cells. it is also a natural alternative to hydroquinone.


Sun Protection

It's very important that you avoid the sun as you’re gradually lightening your skin using these wonderful products. You do not want to be defeating what you are doing by exposing your skin to the sun’s rays.

So, use a good unperfumed SPF of 40 or more. Make sure it is a physical sunscreen not a chemical one, physical sunscreen usually contains a titanium or zinc oxide.

And last but not the least, use a hat but make it fashion.



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