“Hyperpigmentation” could seem like a huge, frightening, medical word. To sum it up, “hyper” means excess, while “pigment” refers to the natural coloring of the skin. When put together it indicates a huge amount of the stuff that provides the skin its natural pigment. Not that frightening now, isn’t it?
Hyperpigmentation is a very common and often harmless skin disorder where some skin areas seem darker than others. It happens when the skin creates an excessive amount of melanin, the dark color which provides humans various skin colors. Nonetheless, some people opt for pigmentation removal treatments for clearer skin.
What is Pigmentation?
Melanin is a natural skin coloring or pigment. The hair, eye, and skin color are all determined by how much melanin your body has. The body creates melanin, and the genes define the amount it creates. Like the other stuff our body makes, some generate more melanin, and …read more >