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Uneven Skin Pigmentation – Chelsea Face And Body NYC

Uneven Pigmentation, Redness, Brown Spots and Sun Damage

Among the most common types of pigment problems

Brown Spots on Face, Back, Hands and Legs

Regardless of your ethnic background or skin color, eventually most of us will struggle with some kind of brown or ashen pigmentation problem. Skin will either appear lighter or darker than normal in concentrated areas, or you may notice blotchy, uneven patches of brown to gray discoloration or freckling.  Before you look at any other option for brown or ashen skin discolorations, find out what stands the best chance of working—and learn of the crucial role daily sun protection plays.

Causes Include:

Skin pigmentation problems occur because the body produces either too much or too little melanin. Melanin is the pigment in skin produced by specific cells (melanocytes). It is triggered by an enzyme called tyrosinase, which creates the color of our skin, eyes, and hair. This faulty melanin production is primarily caused by chronic unprotected sun exposure or hormones (particularly during pregnancy or from taking birth control pills).

As far as skin is concerned, depending on how much is present, melanin does provide some amount of sun protection by absorbing the sun’s ultraviolet light. This explains why darker skin colors are less susceptible to sunburn and the overall effects of sun damage. But less susceptible doesn’t mean immune from problems.

  • A loss of collagen leads to less volume, making Brown spots out more.
  • Brown spots and other signs of sun damage begin to make their debut.

Sun Damaged Skin

Sun Damaged Skin

Skin that has been damaged by sun