Continue reading...Dark spots or skin blemishes are very common issues in every type of skin. In most cases it caused by excessive exposure to UV rays over time. This occurs because the sun’s rays stimulate the production of melanin, which is the pigment that gives skin color. However, hormonal changes, the use of medications and other factors that act on melanocytes (melanin-producing cells) give rise to the appearance of various spots on the face and body.
Learn how to identify and how to remove the 8 most common types of skin blemishes:
1. Dark spots on the face
Melasma is a dark spot that appears on the face, near the cheeks and the forehead, being very common during menopause due to hormonal changes that occur in women. These alterations irritate the melanocytes that leave dark or hyperpigmented spots on certain areas of the face. These usually get worse when the person has prolonged sun exposure without protection.
Melasma is a dermatological condition that has no cure but can...