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Assisting with body acne & hyperpigmentation

Dark marks or spots left behind after a spot or pimple heals, can be even more aggravating and distressing than the spots themselves! Also known as Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), this discoloration of the skin that follows an inflammatory wound or spot is the skin's natural response to inflammation.  For dark marks, including old acne scars, or body hyperpigmentation we recommend using products that contain turmeric as it has strong anti-inflammatory properties. These properties are essential for evening your skin texture, skin tone and skin complexion. It also works well for preventing body acne and blemishes on the skin. Turmeric oil can moderate any excess melanin production in the skin in order to ease hyper-pigmentation.   Turmeric   Products containing turmeric include Polish (turmeric...

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What's the best oil for your skin type?

Like It On Top offers a range of skin and body care products made from only natural and vegan ingredients. We offer face oils for all skin types. Here are our recommendations based on whether you have dry skin, normal to combination skin, oily skin, acne prone skin, hyperpigmentation or mature skin:Dry Skin The best face oils for dry skin include avocado oil, sweet almond oil, apricot oil and camellia oil; with essential oils such as lavender oil, geranium oil, jasmine oil, rosehip oil and cedarwood seed oil. You can find sweet almond oil in Sustain (oil cleansing protection) and Polish (body scrub protection). Sweet almond oil contains omega-3 fatty acids to heal acne and other facial scars and may...

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What about hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation is a term used to describe darker patches of skin, which result from excess melanin production. Hyperpigmentation can affect all skin types and may be caused by acne scars, hormonal changes, sun damage and physical damage to skin. It is caused by an overproduction of melanin, which in turn leads to darker patches of skin and/or uneven skin tone. The best facial oils to treat hyperpigmentation include tea tree oil, lavender oil, geranium oil, frankincense oil, neroli oil, chamomile oil, clary sage oil, turmeric oil, and rosemary essential oil. If you're dealing with hyperpigmentation Like It On Top focuses on protecting the epidermis, which is the body’s top layer of skin seen on the surface. This layer of skin provides a...

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