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Few people understand the psychological impact skin discolouration can have – especially during the turbulent teen years. Dark spots or mottled skin tone can cause men and women to feel insecure about their looks and subsequently avoid social situations. There are even stories
about people who felt so embarrassed by their skin that they refused to leave their apartments. This skin disorders can leave big psychological scars.
Thankfully, beauty experts often play a critical role in helping those suffering with skin discoloration feel better about themselves through camouflage makeup techniques. A compassionate staff associate can demonstrate quick solutions in a very sensitive manner. Dermatologist Dr. Lisa Kellett gives us some up-to-date information regarding skin discolorations.
Cosmetics: What is the medical term for skin discoloration of the skin around the face?
Dr. Lisa Kellett: The two more common causes of discoloration on the face are post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) and melasma. PIH is caused by trauma to the skin which results in the stimulation of the release of pigment and subsequent darkening of the skin. Melasma is pigmentation of the skin related to hormones and sunlight.
Cosmetics: How common is this condition?
Dr. Lisa Kellett: Both disorders are quite common, with melasma more common in women using oral contraception or those who are pregnant.
Cosmetics: How do clients react when they come and see you with this disorder?
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