Hyperpigmentation|| written by @olabillions

in SteemAlive3 months ago (edited)

HYPERPIGMENTATION

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Uneven skin tone also known as hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone is basically the irregular darkening of skin, in most cases uneven skin tone is results of overproduction of melanin, when the dark patches appears on your skin , you tend to look 12 to 15 years older than your age

CAUSES OF UNEVEN SKIN TONE

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POLLUTION

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Excessive pollution like gaseous or traffic related polluted air and other kind of pollution which your skin fight against in your daily lives are harmful to your skin, this can lead to certain scars or brown spot which can make your skin tone look uneven.

SUN EXPOSURE

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UV rays emitted from the sun cause great damage to the skin when your body receive excessive rays, your skin start to produce melanin in huge amount. when this pigment absorbs UV rays in huge amounts, they make certain areas on the skin darker due to which the skin gets and uneven skin tone.

AGEING

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The primary factors to determine your skin tone is your age. it is, therefore, a very important causes of an uneven skin tone. When ageing, your skin become weaker depending upon the production of melanin in your body. These age-related spots visible on your skin can lead to an uneven skin tone as well.

POST-INFLAMMATORY HYPERPIGMENTATION

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Post inflammatory hyper pigmentation is known as scarring. when any part of your skin has a scar left by some wound, the scars gets darker with time. this darkening can occur in the case of acne or even due to any skin injury.

HORMONAL CHANGES

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Hormonal changes mostly occur during pregnancies. hormonal changes plays a very important role in determining our skin tone. An increase in the hormonal stimulation is known as melasma, it is a hormone related to stimulation. generally, hormones faces a drastic change when we excessively intake contraceptives in high quantities

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 3 months ago 

I can testify to that of hormonal change, I remember when I was pregnant, my tommy and neck become extremely dark. Lol...
Thanks for sharing this great information.