The first step to handling hyperpigmentation is using an effective treatment to lighten the dark spots. Here are some examples of the top chemical exfoliants, with recommended products.
Vitamin C is a very efficient solution to evening out the skin, products that contain Vitamin C brighten the skin and eventually fade the dark marks.
Retinol is a form of vitamin A that works to increase cell turnover by stimulating cell production underneath the skin. This process slows down with age, allowing layers of dead, thick, sun damaged skin cells to remain on the surface.
Glycolic acid is an AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) derived from sugar that exfoliates and stimulates collagen production. It reduces oil on the surface of the skin and lightens dark spots effectively.