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Friday, July 25, 2014

DO YOU SUFFER FROM AN UNEVEN SKIN TONE?




Millions upon millions of people have an uneven skin tone, which can be rather embarrassing and cause confidence and insecurity issues. So what causes an uneven skin tone?  Why do you have this? First of all everyone has pigment in their skin, it is called Melanin, which I am sure you are aware of. For example, a darker skinned person has more melanin in their
skin than a fairer skinned person.  Melanin is produced by cells in the upper layer of your skin called the epidermis.  Melanin, a chemical is responsible for changing the color of your skin, which is determined genetically.


Genes tell your cells how much Melanin to release, and UV rays also tell your cells to release more Melanin to areas exposed to the sun. This is why wearing sun screen is crucial for the long term.

MOST COMMON CAUSES OF UNEVEN SKIN TONE

MELASA: Melasma is a condition that is a result of hyper-pigmentation and results in brownish to tan splotches on your skin. In women who are pregnant this is known as the "mask of pregnancy", and is due to hormonal changes.

VITILIGO: Vitiligo is an outcome of Hypo-pigmentation. The result is having white patches on your skin, and it is believed to be due to your immune system attacking your melanin producing cells.

AGE SPOTS: Although names age spots, can appear at any age, and these are primarily
caused by sun exposure, and can appear years after excessive exposure. Melanocytes, which are skin cells usually appear years after the sun exposure. Age spots are areas where pigment has collected, therefore leaving your skin with blotchy dark patches. Age spots can also occur due to bruising, due to blood pool sitting in one spot for a period of time.

POST INFLAMMATORY HYPER-PIGMENTATION: This is darkening of certain areas of your skin, and is primarily caused by scarring. This scarring is usually from acne damage,
and skin lesions.


Those are the most common reasons for an uneven skin tone, which can cause self image issues. BUT they CAN be treated, and with patience and persistence can be eliminated, returning your skin back to its beautiful state it was once in!

 If you are ready to get rid of your uneven skin tone and get your confidence back, then contact CHANTERELLE SKINCARE

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Email: chanterelleskincare@gmail.com

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