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Melasma is the skin coloring pigment. Certain factors stimulate the pigment producing cells in the body resulting in excess production of melanin thereby cause melasma.
Melasma is a skin disorder condition that is most commonly caused in women when progesterone
and/or estrogen levels over stimulate the hormones that cause skin pigmentation.
It is known as the mark of pregnancy or chloasma. For most women with melasma symptoms,
they have a history of daily exposure to the sun without the use of broad-
Melasma is most common in women from the ages of 20-
Can Melasma Go Away?
There is good news for those asking “what is melasma” and “why do I have it”. If
the condition was brought on by pregnancy, birth control pills or hormone replacement,
once those treatments/conditions end, the patches usually disappear in a few months.
When it arises in healthy, non-
Removing superficial pigmented skin cells eases the effect of melasma. There are many different methods that can be implemented including mechanical and chemical. A dermatologist may examine the skin with clinical test device which can determine how deeply the melasma has penetrated a patient’s epidermal layer. If not medically necessary, physicians’ may also suggest foregoing the use of hormonal replacement therapies, oral contraceptives and certain cosmetic products that contribute to melasma.
For more details, you may read through What is Melasma?
Or Melasma Treatment for recommended therapies.
Brooke Burke With Melasma