genetics

Home Remedies For Skin Pigmentation

May 4, 2012

Skin pigmentation refers to the patchy discoloration that appears on the skin, particularly the face. This may be dark or light patches visible on the forehead or the cheeks. Some of the maladies characterized under skin pigmentation include hyper pigmentation, Melasma, hypo pigmentation and dark circles. There are various causes for skin pigmentation. Genetics Nutrients [...]

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Skin Pigmentation

October 1, 2010

Types of Skin Pigmentation Our skin normally pigments under the influence of melanin, a substance which protects the skin cells for UV radiation. The lesser the melanin, the brighter the skin will be. However, when melanin is produced in an irregular manner, the skin tone can become uneven and produce darker areas in the skin. [...]

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Sunspots / Age spots, ways you can remove them safely

September 29, 2010

Sunpots, also called age spots or liver spots, can appear without rhyme or reason. One day you can have nice healthy-looking patch of skin and the next you have skin with a brown spot or two that can be quite large. You can relax, they are not cancers but have the medical name lentigines and [...]

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Skin Pigmentation | What Types Of Pigmentation Are There

September 26, 2010

Types of Skin Pigmentation Melanin shields our skin from the sun’s harmful rays, and it also gives our skin pigment. Melanin also determines the skin color of an individual. But when melanin is overproduced or underproduced, the skin will be stained. There are many types of skin pigmentation according to their cause and characteristics. If [...]

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What To Know About Skin Pigmentation

September 23, 2010

Irregular skin color due to the low or over production of Melanin is usually known as skin pigmentation. Due to damaged or unhealthy skin cells, melanin production is affected. Darkness or lightness of the skin’s color is reliant on the amount of Melanin created by the skin cells. Uneven patches on the skin are due [...]

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Skin Pigmentation | What Types Of Pigmentation Are There

September 21, 2010

Types of Skin Pigmentation To protect our skin from the sun’s UV rays, our body manufactures melanin, which also gives us our skin color. Melanin also determines the skin color of an individual. But when melanin is overproduced or underproduced, the skin will be stained.

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Hyperpigmentation affects many and it results from simple overexposure to the sun

September 20, 2010

Hyperpigmentation is literally caused by your body’s melanocytes and the melanin they produce going wild. And why does this happen, no one really knows. It could be skin damage to your skin or by inflammation or some other type of irritation. The only thing that is known for certain is that in this skin problem [...]

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Types of Pigmentation – Flat Moles

September 19, 2010

Flat moles are referred to as dark mole spots which are not raised on the skin, they are often confused with other types of skin pigmentation.  They can appear anywhere on the skin and can come in varying colours of brown , pink or tan. Majority of moles found on skin are flat in shape and they [...]

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How the Skin Pigmentation works

September 18, 2010

Our face skin pigmentation is basically the first receiver that catches any kind of effects because of having very thin kind of upper layer. The impacts of pigmentation are very big in the way the other people can easily notice and we ourselves as well. The face is the most visible part of our body [...]

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Illnesses causing Hyper-pigmentation- Addison’s disease

September 16, 2010

Addison’s disease is a rare hormonal disorder which affects some individuals. It is believed that the disease affects 1 out of every 100,000 people in the world,  and it is an infection that occur in all age groups and affect both men and women alike. One of the symptoms of the addison’s disease infection is [...]

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