ACSP Shop Blog — Health RSS




Hyperpigmentation?

What is Hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation occurs when the body produces too much melanin due to sun exposure, hormonal changes, injury or even heredity, and there are several types of hyperpigmentation that affect Asian and other cultures skin. Types of Hyperpigmentation Lentigos  Also known as sun spots, are light brown to dark brown spots that develop on parts of the body that are more often exposed to the sun, including the face, chest, and back of the hands. Many people refer to them as “liver spots,” but they have nothing to do with the liver. Instead, UV rays stimulate the skin’s pigment-producing cells to produce more melanin pigment. Freckles Small brown spots that most commonly occur on the face, especially across the...

Continue reading