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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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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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