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Melasma

What is Melasma?

Melasma is a skin condition that is so common during pregnancy, it is often called the "mask of pregnancy." The hormonal changes of pregnancy trigger this skin condition in many women, but it can appear in the absence of pregnancy, primarily during a woman's reproductive years.

Treatments

Melasma is typically preventable if the proper precaution to protect the skin are taken. Broad spectrum sunscreen is the best form of prevention. Melasma can disappear after hormone levels return to normal. Numerous post-partum treatments are available. Always check with your dermatologist.

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All about Melasma

Melasma is a skin condition that is so common during pregnancy, it is often called the "mask of pregnancy." The hormonal changes of pregnancy trigger this skin condition in many women, but it can appear in the absence of pregnancy, primarily during a woman's reproductive years.

Melasma is a frustrating condition characterized by patchy, dark areas of increased pigmentation. These areas can be difficult to cover even with cosmetics and can cause a great deal of frustration. To make matters worse, it most commonly occurs on highly visible areas like the face that receive sun exposure.

What Causes It?

No one knows the exact cause of this common skin condition, but fluctuating hormone levels play a role, especially increases in the hormone estrogen. Sunlight is also a factor since areas that aren't exposed to sunlight are less likely to be affected. Women that have more natural skin pigmentation are more prone to this type of irregular discoloration. Despite its link with female hormones, men can also get it, although they get it less commonly, with genetic factors playing a role in both men and women.

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This daily triple action moisturizer is formulated to both diminish the appearance of dark spots and brighten overall skin tone while protecting skin against further discoloration and damage.
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A daily treatment to visibly reduce skin discoloration stemming from various triggers including sun exposure.
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Correct pigmentation and boost luminosity to reveal beautifully radiant and even-toned skin.
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1.69 oz | EO026
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Protect from UVA and UVB rays while reducing the appearance of dark spots, fine lines & wrinkles.
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1.7 oz | DG174
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A daily dark spot correcting moisturizer with SPF 30.
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1 oz | LP114
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An intensive solution to hyperpigmentation and dark spots.
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1.4 oz | PE142
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Helps dramatically reduce the appearance of stubborn brown spots and wrinkles.
$55.00
0.5 oz | PN065
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A fast-acting formula that pinpoints and fades stubborn dark spots and discolorations.
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0.3 oz | IE095
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A treatment formulated with four highly effective brighteners to reduce pigmentation.
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1 oz | PC090
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Effectively brightens and lightens skin discolorations.
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1 oz | NS049
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2 oz | MS010
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A solution recommended for hyperpigmentation or discolorations.
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