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5 Things You Need to Know About Acne Pigmentation

1. The Dark Side Acne comes from infected hair follicles and sebaceous glands on the face. When a pore or follicle is infected, melanin, the substance that gives our skin pigmentation, goes into production overdrive. Hyperpigmentation is the lefto...

Treatment For Hyperpigmentation

Overview Hyperpigmentation is the term used to describe dark patches that develop on the skin. These patches may be small, like freckles, or larger. They typically develop from sun exposure and hormonal changes. Hyperpigmentation is most common on...

Skin Treatment for Hyperpigmentation

Overview Hyperpigmentation is a skin condition that can be cosmetically troublesome. The skin's pigment is primarily made up of a compound called melanin, which is produced by cells called melanocytes. Treating hyperpigmentation requires either rem...

Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation Treatment

Overview Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is a condition in which the skin in an area of inflammation becomes darker than normal and stays that way even after the inflammation heals. The skin's response to inflammation results in stimulati...

Treatment of Hyperpigmentation of Abdomen During Pregnancy

Overview One common side effect of pregnancy is hyperpigmentation of the skin on the abdomen. This condition is called cholasma (also known as "the mask of pregnancy" because it can also affect the skin on the face) and is related to a similar skin...

How to Prevent Hyperpigmentation

Overview Hyperpigmentation is darkening of your skin due to an elevated concentration of pigment called melanin. Hyperpigmentation can be a simple freckle, or the result of inflammation or injury to your skin, including acne and eczema. Some types...

Acne Pigmentation Treatment

Overview Acne lesions can leave behind a long-term reminder of their presence, even after they heal. Dark red or brown spots can linger for months or even years on former pimple sites, say experts at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). These...

How to Clear Post Acne Hyperpigmentation

Overview When your acne heals, you might be discouraged by red or dark marks left behind on your skin, but don't despair. These are not permanent marks and are simply your body's reaction to the previous inflammation. While post-acne hyperpigmentat...

Hyperpigmentation Due to Acne

Overview The color of your skin can change after acne heals, which can leave behind dark spots long after the lesion has healed. Hyperpigmentation due to acne is also called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Although many people confuse this con...

How to Remove Hyperpigmentation Acne

Overview Hyperpigmentation acne is actually the inflammation left after the lesion heals. More commonly known as postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, or PIH, these areas of discoloration will fade in time. As the inflammation lessens, the hyperpigme...