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Friday, December 31, 2010

Pigmentation- Causes,Prevention & Cure

What is Pigmentation?
Pigmentation problem can be a serious skin concern among women. In addition to ugly marks and patches on the skin, there is a lot of emotional stress on the person. This is why it is incredibly difficult to deal with pigmentation problem. Moreover, if you don't apply the right type of skin care products, the skin condition may aggravate and lead to more serious problems

Causes:- Skin pigmentation can be caused by a variety of factors. While some are natural some happen because of skin care negligence. Here are some of the common causes of skin pigmentation. The most common reasons are pregnancy and exposure to sun. During pregnancy the hormone level can increase the body’s production of melanin, a pigment that tints the skin.

Kinds:- Melasma, Chloasma, Solar Lentigines (Sun Damage), Ephelides (Freckles), PIH or post inflammatory hyper-pigmentation

Home Remedies:-
* Mix together Dhalia- 2 tbspn, Honey- 2 tspn and Juice of 1/2 a Lemon. Apply on your face and when its semi-dry scrub it off gently. Wash off.

*Mix together granulated sugar and raw milk. Keep scrubbing gently till the sugar dissolves. Wash off.

*Take a tomato and puree it and apply on your face. Leave it on for 15-20 mins, wash off.

*Papaya pulp also helps if used similar to tomato pulp.

Prevention:- Proper sun protection is the only way to prevent pigmentation. Use a sunscreen lotion with atleast 15-20 SPF all over your face and neck and also on other exposed body parts.


Anonymous said...

I think this was a poor picture choice. While I'm sure some pigmentation can be unattractive, her freckles are beautiful!

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