Healthy, normal skin has an even skin tone and is free of dark areas caused by excess melanin (hyperpigmentation) or light spots void of melanin (hypopigmentation). The variance in pigmentation does not cause any physical or imminent harm but can make people feel self-conscious about their appearance. Simply put, hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that causes discolored or dark spots anywhere on the skin.…
The invention of blue light in LED lights used in many modern-day electronics has changed the world profoundly. Many scientists praise this new energy-efficient light source for reducing carbon dioxide emissions, which are said to contribute to global warming. The 1990s were a big decade for the advancement of artificial light. A group of Japanese scientists are credited for producing the first energy-efficient form of…
Hyperpigmentation disorders present as skin that is discolored, blotchy, darker, or lighter than normal – this happens when the body produces too little or too much melanin. These disorders can be localized or can diffusely spread about the entire body. The most common types of genetic hyperpigmentation are birthmarks, macular stains, port wine stains, albinism, piebaldism, and freckles. Not all genetic skin colorations will appear…
Skin care professionals and clients alike have experienced those annoying red spots that remain long after an acne breakout. They seem to last forever. Eventually, these red spots disappear, but as aestheticians know, there is a quicker solution and ways to help clients rid their skin of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} UNDERSTANDING POST INFLAMATORY HYPERPIGMENTATION Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is “inflammation or trauma to the skin that…
Seborrheic keratosis is amongst the most common cutaneous (skin) lesions and affects approximately eighty-three million Americans. It is a benign (non-cancerous) skin condition that appears as a brown, black, or tan growth. While one lesion can appear on its own, multiple growths are more common. They tend to develop in older Americans appearing on the face, chest, shoulders, or back with a waxy, scaly, and…

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