Hormonal changes

The use of oral contraception, pregnancy or other hormonal drugs can cause pigmentation. Therefore, before taking medicines need to read the instructions for use and to consult a specialist.

The effects of UV

Sunlight, a Solarium, can cause pigment spots. Even the sun milk can cause a reaction of skin pigmentation. All this is due to the body in some people.

Stress and load

On the background of stress, any psychological stress on the body can be spots. Especially dangerous if the stress comes to the state of neurosis. Also contribute to skin pigmentation may be a lack of vitamin C.

Medicines and cosmetics.

If the pigmentation that appeared during the treatment of any other disease, you should pay attention to the instructions for use. Some drugs have such side effects as skin pigmentation.

Cheap and poor quality cosmetics applied to the skin may cause the appearance of age spots. To prevent this disease need to buy a proven and quality cosmetic products.


This is the most common cause of age spots. With age the body much wear. The cells of the body in large quantity start to accumulate the pigment, and be renewed in no time. Because of this there are pockets of darkened skin. The liver and kidney is not the same as in his youth, and the body begins to produce harmful substances to the body through the skin. Part of the radicals deposited in the skin cells, disrupting the synthesis of proteins and even the DNA structure.

Hormonal changes

In adolescence and in the region of 40 years in women there is a alteration of the organism, accompanied by changes in hormonal levels. On this basis, there might be unpleasant for women disease.

Skin cancer

The worst cause of age spots — skin cancer. Pigmentation can hide this serious disease. So before you lighten pigmented skin, you need to consult a dermatologist.