How Melanin Effect our Skin Color?
Melanin is the complex polymer pigment which derived from amino acid tyrosine and on the basis of it is amount the skin decides the coloration or texture of skin. Melanin is produced by specialized cells present in the skin, which are known as melanocytes that are present on the upper layer of skin (epidermis). Melanin is produced by the oxidation of amino acid tyrosine after which these molecules polymerize to form polymer chains. When melanin is produced then it spread simultaneously to the nearby skin cells. The amount of melanin decides the texture or tone of the human skin and if overproduction of melanin on skin surface occurs it produces a tan over the skin. There are certain factors which cause the hyper pigmentation of melanocytes or production of melanin, such as
- Overexposure of sun
- Genetically or hereditary
- Hormonal changes
- Free radicals
- Skin injuries or increase growth of bacteria’s
- Picking the skin
To maintain the production of melanin or control the overproduction of melanocytes cells, these are some simple steps to keep you melanin level at appropriate level.
Cleanse your skin daily with face-wash. Do not use bar soap on your face. Look for ingredients such as glycerine, cucumber, red beads that will help to cleanse skin from deep inside. For example, use of Roop Mantra face-wash in morning or before going to bed helps to keep your pores clear.
Moisturize your skin with Ayurvedic creams. Herbs like Aloe vera, Pyrus malus, ocimum sanctum, curcuma longa are help to nurture, lubricate and detoxify the skin naturally. Roop Mantra Ayurvedic fairness cream is enriched with 8 potent validated herbs which help to keep skin soft and supple.
Exfoliate your skin with Ayurvedic cream. Roop Mantra Ayurvedic cream and face wash are enriched with herbs which work synergistically to detoxify and exfoliate your skin. Roop Mantra cream also exhibits the anti-oxidant property which helps to remove the free radicals from the skin surface.
Protect your skin from sun rays. As UV rays cause the oxidation of amino tyrosine which cause hyperpigmentation. Therefore, avoid surfing in sun rays.
Drink plenty of luke-warm water and take a balanced diet rich in proteins and whole grains. This will help to nourish the body from inside out.