January 2012

How To Prevent Liver Spots With Vitamins

January 31, 2012

How To Prevent Liver Spots With Vitamins Liver spots can affect both men and women. It does not actually have much preference for any particular age, but it had been noticed to be more in the older generation. As you grow older, you stand more chances of ending up with the skin condition. As one [...]

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Epidermal Melasma

January 29, 2012

Epidermal Melasma Melasma can occur up in two forms. It can either be dermal melasma or epidermal melasma, or a mixture of both. The former comes up directly under the surface of the skin, while the later comes up on the surface of the skin. The skin condition appears in a dark color. It usually [...]

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Infected Seborrheic Keratosis

January 28, 2012

Infected Seborrheic Keratosis By definition, Seborrheic Keratosis also known as seborrheic verruca or senile wart is a skin condition which is non-cancerous and involves brown skin growths that originates in keratinocytes. It occurs mainly in older people and occurs on the face, shoulders chest and back. Its one main feature is the stuck-on or pasted-on [...]

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Hyperpigmentation of the Skin and its Causes

January 27, 2012

Hyperpigmentation of the Skin and its Causes Uneven complexion, age spots, freckles and dark spots are the usual signs of hyperpigmentation of the skin. Basically, hyperpigmentation is the uneven and high production of melanin in the skin. However, there are still other causes of hyperpigmentation of the skin. If you are having dark spots on [...]

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January 26, 2012

Keratinosis Keratinosis is a skin condition that usually affects people as a result of exposing their bodies to the sun rays. Keratinosis is common among people who are above forty years of age and it is important to note that children are not affected by this condition. This condition usually appears as small, red, rough [...]

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Old Age Spots On Skin

January 25, 2012

Old Age Spots On Skin Old age spots are often referred to as liver spots, but they are actually the same thing. This is simply because of the similarity in the colors of age spots and the liver. This is how far the relationship between the two goes; aside the issue of color, there is [...]

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Cure For Liver Spots

January 24, 2012

Cure For Liver Spots Age spots are commonly known as liver spots due to their color. This skin condition is not harmful in the least and it is most certainly not contagious. Liver spots do not lead to cancer and they can disappear on their own after some time. Conversely, liver spots can also become [...]

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Dermal Melasma

January 23, 2012

Dermal Melasma Dermal melasma is a kind of melasma that appears from deep below the surface of the skin. It is diagnosed by a dermatologist with the use of a Wood’s Lamp. Melasma comes in form of a brown color, but can also appear as gray or blue color. This pigmentation can show up on [...]

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Seborrheic Keratosis Cures

January 22, 2012

Seborrheic Keratosis Cures Seborrheic Keratosis is a skin condition which presents wart-like growths on the skin surface. These growths are benign meaning that they cannot develop into cancer. People above the age of 40 are the most affected and in most cases it is hereditary. The skin growths appear on different parts of the body [...]

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Types of Skin Pigmentation

January 21, 2012

Types of Skin Pigmentation The color of the skin of humans is mainly caused by a pigment known as melanin. The color of the skin, ranging from white to almost black, is based on the level of melanin pigment. Evolution is not officially linked to skin pigmentation but it is generally accepted that genetics and [...]

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