chloasma

Skin Pigmentation And Chloasma In Pregnancy

July 13, 2011

Skin Pigmentation and Chloasma in pregnancy Chloasma, often referred to as the “mask of pregnancy” is common in some pregnant women. It can take on the appearance of darkened skin or discoloration. Most noticeable on the face (hence “mask”), other areas of the skin can be affected as well. A form of hyperpigmentation, chloasma is [...]

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Skin Pigmentation | What Types Of Pigmentation Are There

October 12, 2010

Types of Skin Pigmentation Melanin defends our skin from the sun’s harmful rays, and it also gives our skin pigment. Melanin establishes one’s skin complexion. For darker people, they have more melanin than fair people. However, when melanin is produced in an irregular manner, the skin tone can become uneven and produce darker areas in [...]

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Hyper-Pigmentation

October 12, 2010

Liver spots are the most common pigmentation problem of people reaching at the age of 40 to 50 years old. Actually, the hyper pigmentation is going to start to appear on the skin. Mostly, this dark spots can be seen on the shoulder and arms. In addition to that, this spots can also be seen [...]

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Age Spots | How To Protect Your Children

October 6, 2010

Those tiny speckles on skin are sometimes mistakenly called age spots. However, these spots have really nothing to do with age. Too much production of melanin on the skin is the root cause of this. Since our skin is exposed to the sun, it is melanin which defends it from the sun’s harmful rays. But [...]

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