Preventing melasma and sun spots The production of melanin is a mechanism by which the skin protects itself from the action of solar radiation and other agents such as smog and dust, etc. Ideally it should occur in a uniform way, but due to genetic, external and lifestyle factors, this production can manifest itself in […]
Treating Hyperpigmentation With Acids
Hyperpigmentation appears as freckles, spots, caused by age, sun, hormones, internal factors (diseases), medications, acne scars, and even inflammation, which can all lead to dark spots. This skin irregularity, while not dangerous, can be aesthetically unpleasant. The best way to prevent them is by using sunscreen as the first line of defense, in addition to […]
Prenatal Skincare: How To Reduce Melasma
With pregnancy comes plenty of unanticipated changes, especially when it comes to your skin. When you’re expecting, skyrocketing hormones can deliver a variety of unwelcome skin conditions – and if that pregnancy “glow” you were promised has been overshadowed by puzzling pigmentation, you’re not alone. According to Parents magazine, more than 50% of moms-to-be experience darkening skin during pregnancy.