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Hyperpigmentation in South African skin

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Hyperpigmentation is one of the top five skin disorders affecting South African men and women. It is a skin condition that can often cause distress and a loss of confidence when it is very noticeable. Exposure to sunlight, hormonal influences and ageing can cause an increase in melanin production and trigger dark marks and dark spots that make skin look uneven.

The Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector range as been clinically proven to reduce the appearance of dark marks, for more even and radiant skin. The range contains an ingredient, Thiamidol, which gets to the root of the problem by reducing melanin production. Of the 50,000 substances tested in the Beiersdorf laboratories during the course of 10 years of research and development, Thiamidol was by far the most effective and potent agent. Global and local clinical trials have shown first visible results after two weeks of regular use and a continued improvement over time.

Internationally renowned dermatologist Professor Ncoza Dlova is vastly experienced in treating patients with pigmentation disorders. The professor has partnered with Eucerin to release a series of informational videos and literature, available online, to support people impacted by the condition.

"Hyperpigmentation is not just a medical affliction," says Professor Dlova. "It is an emotional one and there is very little support or direct to source information available at home." That is, beyond consulting with a dermatologist, many women turn to homemade remedies, skin lighteners or other medically untested and unsafe methods at home. "This poses a great risk and is not advisable at all."

You can watch Professor Dlova's educational videos on pigmentation disorders below.

What are pigmentation disorders?

Professor Ncoza Dlova, one of South Africa’s very first Black Female Dermatologists, and a world-renowned leader in her field, discusses the prevalence of hyperpigmentation in South African skin with us.


How does Thiamidol help with pigmentation disorders?

Internationally renowned Dermatologist Professor Ncoza Dlova shares insights from the local clinical trial on how patented Thiamidol helps patients with pigmentation disorders.


How does Thiamidol restore confidence?

Professor Ncoza Dlova shares reveals how patented Thiamidol restored the skin – and the confidence - of South Africans.

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