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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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Natural Removal Of Pigmentation

March 21, 2012

Natural Removal Of Pigmentation Many people are affected by the problem of uneven skin tone and most of them go in search of remedies. Most of the people that seek a remedy for this problem search for a solution due to uneven skin tone in the face. Attempts to remove excessive pigmentation usually ends unsuccessfully [...]

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What Does Skin Pigmentation Look Like?

February 1, 2012

What Does Skin Pigmentation Look Like? The color of human skin is determined by a component known as melanin. Melanocyte cells are responsible for the production of melanin in the process called melanogenesis. When the skin is exposed to too much sunlight, the body produces more melanin which if exposed to ultraviolet rays leads to [...]

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Skin Pigmentation Problems

January 11, 2012

Skin pigmentation is a skin disorder which may be as a result of either the body produces too much or too little melanin. Too much melanin causes skin pigmentation. Other factors causing this problem include hormonal changes, genetic factors and medication. A number of pregnant women may suffer from skin pigmentation as a result of [...]

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Best Treatment To Remove Skin Pigmentation

January 4, 2012

Skin pigmentation is one of the most common skin conditions available today. It can be very disfiguring when it shows up on the skin.  In case you are having the skin condition on you, it is certain that you will be looking for an urgent and quick way to get it removed. But it is [...]

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What Is Skin Pigmentation?

October 5, 2011

Skin pigmentation is a discoloration noticed on the skin. It is caused by melanin, a pigment which is responsible for skin colors.  The skin disorder appears like darker or lighter patches on the skin which may be different from the normal skin color.  Melanocytes is the skin cell that produces color and when it malfunctions, [...]

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Pigmentation Beauty Secrets

September 1, 2011

Pigmentation is a disorder that causes the skin to appear blotchy and discoloured or lighter or darker than normal. This can occur when the body produces either too much or too little melanin. Melanin is a natural pigment that produces hair, skin and eye colour – it is nature’s way of protecting the body from [...]

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An Introduction To Skin Pigmentation Disorders

July 20, 2011

Simply put, skin pigmentation is the color of one’s skin. Skin cells called melanocytes produce melanin, which is the substance that gives skin its color, or pigmentation. The more melanin produced, the darker the skin. Conversely, lighter skin is the result of lower melanin production levels. Melanin also acts as barrier against UV light. Anomalies [...]

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Forms Of Hyperpigmentation

December 31, 2010

Hyperpigmentation is a skin condition that presents itself in various forms and has many causes one of them being the sun, skin injuries or inflammation. It presents itself as patches of skin which are unusually darker than the surrounding skin. It is as a result of excess melanin, which is the skin color pigment, being [...]

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Liver Spots: Treatment Options And Their Equivalent Prices

August 6, 2010

Those level lesions which usually range in color from brown to gray to black are called liver spots but most ordinarily known as age spots. These lesions are most commonly found in the areas of the body that are exposed to the sun most of the time. The face, hands and arms are the classic [...]

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