Dark spots formation is a common skin problem seen the people many young adults. It is also called as hyper pigmentation. When your skin is exposed to the sun, the melanocytes cell production increases resulting in skin darkening. The color of spots may vary from light brown to red or slightly blackish in color. These spots usually tend to appear on various parts of body that are exposed to the sun such as face, back, neck, hands, shoulders and scalp. Dark brown skin patches and freckles are formed due to sun damage. These dark spots are also termed as brown spots, sun spots, age spots, liver spots, aging signs in some cases. These spots make the face look very ugly, and make you feel sheepish.