Posts Tagged ‘hyperpigmentation’

Melasma And Its Treatment

Otherwise known as mask of pregnancy or chloasma, melasma frequently occurs as irregular spots of tan, dark skin, mostly among women taking oral or patch contraceptives in addition to pregnant women. Others who are also vulnerable to chloasma are women who are pregnant or are undergoing (HRT) hormone replacement therapy. Individuals of Jewish, Russian, and [...]

Hyperpigmentation And Its Examples

Before hyperpigmentation may be discussed, we should first delve into the meaning of the term “pigmentation.” Simply put, skin pigmentation is the color of a person’s skin. The body produces a substance called melanin through its skin cells. The darker a person’s skin color is, the more melanin there is in their epidermis. Skin pigmentation [...]