Discolouration refers to the darkening of the skin, an effect which makes your skin appear aged and tired. Allergies, Asthma & Eczema are all conditions that causes the eyes to itch can contribute to darker circles due to rubbing or scratching the skin around them. Some Food Allergies can also cause the area under the eyes to appear darker. There are four main types of discolouration: Hormonal Pigmentation; Age Spots; Hyper Pigmentation & Hyper Pigmentation on Dark Skin.

Hormonal Pigmentation/Skin Problems

Melasma produces dark brown patches of pigmentation on sun-exposed areas, usually in the face. Melasma tend to appear during pregnancy (but can fade there after), and in women who take oral contraceptives and will also fade if they discontinued the use thereof although it can occur in anyone. Find out more

Hyper Pigmentation on Dark Skin

Darker skin tones, mostly black skins, have its own rewards and problems. The rewarding side is that dark skin is known for being virtually wrinkle-free and not boasting signs of visible aging until much later in live. That is because the skin is typically more oily and thicker than lighter skins and the dermis is more compact. Find out more

Age Spots

Also known as liver spots or sun spots are a common form of pyperpigmentation – where patches of skin become darker than the rest of your complexion. Once again our biggest enemy is the sun and the damage it cause to our skins. Find out more

Hyper Pigmentation

Well known as brown spots, occur when to much melanin pigments are deposited on the dermal layer. They are commonly found in darker skin types, Brunner’s with olive complexions and mostly in women more than men. Find out more

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