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What causes age spots, and can you fade age spots?

Many women are searching for an effective age spot fader. So today lets look at age spots and see what you can do to fade your age spots if you have them.

Firstly lets look at what causes them.

Age spots are darkened, or brownish spots that appear on your skin over time, both on your face and/or on your body. They can be unsightly and cause distress to some people.

The primary cause of these brown spots, or age spots, use excess exposure to the sun over time.

We have written before about the problems of photoaging before in our article about photoaging. Photoaging is the gradual ageing of your skin due to the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation from the sun.

Of course excess exposure to UV from the sun can cause sunburn. Sunburn can be dangerous and can ultimately lead to skin cancer, which can kill you. However even though many people are now aware that getting sunburnt can be extremely dangerous not so many are aware that access exposure to the sun, over time, even if it does not result in sunburn, can also age your skin and cause age spots or brown spots.

The most likely place for you to find that you are suffering from age spots, or what are sometimes also called liver spots, or to be quite accurate, solar lentigines, are areas of your skin that are generally exposed to the sun. So this is most likely your face, as well as your hands, and other areas of your body that you may have exposed in the past, particularly while sun tanning.

So this can commonly include your shoulders and your back and other areas of your body.

Generally you would expect these brown pigmented spots, (though they can also be different colors, for example black or grey) to appear in people who are older, generally over 40 or 50. Though this is not always the case, they can also appear when younger than that in people who spend large amounts of time tanning.

If you have dark marks on the skin you should consult your doctor. Any dark mark should be thoroughly examined as this can be a warning sign of skin cancer. Whilst many are not it is certainly good advice that all skin marks should be examined by a medical professional.

Assuming your doctor has given you the all clear is it possible to fade age spots away? Is there an effective age spot fader product that will produce results for you? And is it possible to get a product that does not contain harmful chemicals, but which is manufactured of out of safe and naturally occurring ingredients?
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(If you aren’t yet aware that many anti aging skin care products contain dangerous ingredients read our article about dangerous ingredients in skin care products.)

Yes there are natural ingredients which can work to fade age spots. Vitamin E is one of those ingredients. Vitamin E can help reduce the effects of ageing on your skin, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lines as well as help fade age spots.

This may well be because of the potent antioxidant properties of vitamin E.

The natural skin care products of Xtend Life, unlike the products of the major manufacturers of skin care products, do not contain any of the harmful chemical ingredients commonly found in the products you may have on your shelf right now.

Not only that but they work exceedingly well at helping reduce the effects of photoaging on your skin including helping reduce and prevent the appearance of age spots. The manufacturers of these products understand thoroughly that photoaging is one of the major, if not the major, cause of so many of the skin problems which bedevil us, including wrinkles, lines and age spots.

In fact their general skin care products will work quite effectively as an age spot fader as well as producing healthier skin generally. However if you wish to undertake a skin care regime specifically targeted towards reducing the appearance of age spots then you may well find their excellent whitening day cream to be even more effective as an age spot fader.

And we have some other advice for helping prevent age spots as well. Now that you understand the role of the ultraviolet rays of the sun in causing age spots you should also understand the importance of protecting yourself from the sun, particularly during the middle of the day when the sun is at its strongest.

This can include using a hat and a long sleeved shirt during the summer, particularly on those hot days.

And it’s even possible to get UVA resistant film to apply to the windows of your car if you are particularly light skinned. Whilst window glass will prevent the entry of UVB, it does not prevent the entry of UVA which causes the damage rendered by photoaging, including liver spots.