skin conditions

Treatments For Pigmentation

April 1, 2012

Pigmentation is a skin condition that is quite undesirable. It affects almost all ages. Initially, it was mainly associated with the ageing population. However, use of skin cosmetics among the young people has led to an increase in the number of them suffering from pigmentation. It is important that once you start seeing symptoms of pigmentation [...]

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How Do I Know Its Skin Pigmentation?

February 22, 2012

How Do I Know Its Skin Pigmentation? The color of our skin is determined by the presence of melanin pigments in the skin. Melanin is solely responsible for imparting color to your skin, iris of the eye and hair. The amount of melanin in one’s body is determined by race and the extent or length [...]

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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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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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