When it comes to face pigmentation, it can be a very embarrassing thing to deal with! After all, in this day and age, no one wants to go outside of their house without looking their very, very best. So, how do you get rid of face pigmentation? Is there an actual way [...]
Next time you get a tan or notice the appearance of freckles on your skin, you should think about their cause: melanin. Understanding the melanin skin coloring connection can help you better understand different skin disorders.
Melanin Structure Explained
To understand melanin and its role in the body, you need to remember that the skin is divided [...]
For all we do to take care of our skin, certain little blemishes seem to pop up and hang around no matter what we do: body freckles. When you’re four, they are adorable. Once you start to get into the double digits, however, you start to get really tired of people calling you [...]
One of the most common skin problems is skin hyperpigmentation. When this occurs, parts of your skin darken in contrast to your normal skin color. The patches could be tan or dark brown. For some people, the patches are small. Age spots would be a good example of these smaller areas. For other people, the [...]
Melasma, sometimes referred to as a pregnancy mask, is a skin condition in which parts of the facial skin darken into noticeably darker patches. These patches commonly appear around the nose, forehead, cheeks, and lips. While the condition is not life-threatening, most patients would prefer to have their skin pigmentation return back to its normal [...]
If you’re looking for an improved method of making your facial skin look younger and fresher, an intense pulsed light (IPL) facial might be the best choice. This newer treatment can be a great option for many people, especially a number of people whose skin tone may make it difficult for them to have other [...]
All of us want perfect looking skin. After all, its our skin that helps create people’s first impressions of us and that helps us feel confident about ourselves. For many people, however, their birth marks have interfered with that dream. These marks on the skin which appear at birth are usually not harmful but many [...]
Most of us have seen hands covered in age spots, also known as liver spots, before. These dark splotches on the aging skin seem more prevalent in people over the age of 50 and are usually considered visually undesirable. However, there are many misconceptions about these age spots, including what causes them to develop.
The Cause [...]
Our skin is not only our largest organ but it’s also our most visible organ. That may be why problems with skin pigmentation can be so stressful even though they don’t necessarily cause any serious complications to our health most of the time. Understanding different problems and causes with skin pigmentation and how to treat [...]
Age spots really have nothing to do with…well, aging. They appear regardless of your age, sex and habits. Although genetic factors play some role, age spots are mostly related to the sun.
Age spots, often known as liver spots, sunspots, lentigines or lentigos, are all caused by overexposure to the sun and usually appear as flat [...]