December 2010

Should I Worry About Skin Pigmentation?

December 31, 2010

Skin pigmentations can make your kin look imperfect and cause you untold mental anguish. Different kinds of skin pigmentation can suddenly appear without notice. Your skin is the body’s largest organ and is your outer covering, what the world sees as so much a part of who you are. There are very many internal and external factors that can go into the process of affecting your healthy skin.

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What Causes Melasma?

December 29, 2010

Most of us have come across one form of a skin condition or another. They are very common. Some are caused by the same things while others have their own unique causes. For most the main culprit is the sun. Most skin conditions come as a result of this. One such skin condition is melasma.

Melasma is a skin condition in which the skin becomes discolored in patches of red and brown. This condition is said to be seen a lot in women during their pregnancies. Although not unheard of, it is quite rare for men to develop this skin condition. The type of disorder is thought to be caused by extreme exposure to the sun, hormonal changes during pregnancy and hormonal changes that come about as a result of birth control pills.

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What Are Liver Spots?

December 27, 2010

Liver spots are flat, brown-black marks that frequently take place in body areas that received most of the suns ultra violet rays. Liver spots are changes in skin color that happen in older skin. The amplified color may be caused by aging, exposure to the sun or other forms of ultraviolet radiation, or other unidentified causes. It is observed that liver spots are extremely common after the age 40; hence, liver spot is also referred to as an age spot. Age spots are visible most often on areas that have had the most sun exposure, such as the backs of the hands, shoulders, face, forearms, and forehead.

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Top Reviewed Age Spot Creams

December 24, 2010

Bleaching creams can be the easiest way through which you can remove some common skin disorders such as age spots, freckles, and eczema, though they seem to be inexpensive in nature, but the most effective ones do not come as the cheapest and there are several of these creams which have been reviewed more than the rest. Some of the most reviewed age spot creams online include; MEDliten, Caviar face lightening cream, Revitol, South beach skin solutions lightening gel, and Optima skin lightening and blemish clearing gel among several others.

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Skin Pigmentation – What Does It Look Like?

December 22, 2010

Skin pigmentation refers to human skin coloring. Melanin the pigment in skin which determines the coloring of human skin is the natural defense of humans against the sunlight, hence, variations of skin pigmentation or coloring is believed to be due to amount of sunlight received as well as genetic. However, the term “skin pigmentation” nowadays is commonly used to describe or refer to skin conditions or abnormalities. There are various types of skin pigment abnormalities. These skin pigmentation conditions may affect certain area of the body or may involve the entire human body.

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Treatment of Age Spots – Microdermabrasion

December 20, 2010

Age spots should not be seen a skin infection related to aging, it should also be treated like an infection that can lead to skin cancer. If you thus suffer from age spots, then you must consider microdermabrasion procedures to remove your age spots and get your skin back in place. Since the process of microdermabrasion is being updated constantly, it will be ideal to speak to a dermatologist to get the most updated ways of using this treatment to remove those ugly patches and spots from your skin.

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Is Glycolic Acid Effective For The Treatment of Liver Spots, Age Spots and Freckles?

December 18, 2010

Some of the most prominent skin disorders that occur in both young and old people are freckles, liver spots and age spots. The skin disorders might have similar symptoms as they are all excessive pigmentation, however they are still different in a number of ways. Just like liver spots which often occur in the hand, upper back and face, sun spots, age spots and freckles also occur mostly in these areas and including the shoulders . While staying away from excessive sunlight exposure on the body is the best possible way of avoiding or preventing the aggravation of these skin infections, Glycolic acid peel has also been found to deal with the situation in so many ways.

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Effective Treatments For Liver Spots

December 16, 2010

Different treatments may work on the skin of different individuals, there are however some liver spot treatments that can be referred to as general treatment methods for all skin types. Liver spots are yellowish-brown spots which are often mistaken for freckles . The dark patches commonly appear on the arms, neck, face and hands. Uneven skin discolorations and pigmentation are the symptoms of advanced forms of liver spots.

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Fractional Resurfacing For Brown Spots, Freckles & Age Spots

December 13, 2010

Laser resurfacing can be described as a collection of several forms of lasers in the fractional resurfacing techniques performed on the skin. The length and intensity of the Laser energy are controlled in such a way that thermal damage as well as ablation of the skin is expected. Fractional resurfacing is ideal for the treatment of skin pigmentation disorders such as freckles, age spots, sun spots, environmental skin damage, as well as scarring.

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Treatment of Liver Spots – Pros & Cons of Bleaching Creams

December 10, 2010

Liver spots are often characterized with large brown spots which may appear to be freckle-like spots but are not actually freckles. Though it can develop on any one at any age but the spots are more common in people who are over 40 years of age. The back of the hands, face, arm and shoulders which are more exposed to sunlight are predominantly affected while in some instances the exposed parts of the legs can also be affected . Bleaching creams can offer a systematic and longer term removal of age spots, it is however important to weight the advantages and disadvantages of such treatments before applying it.

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