What is Melasma?

Melasma is a common skin condition of adults in which brown or greyish patches of pigmentation develop. It is more common in women, but men can get it too. It is caused by the pigment producing cells in the skin (melanocytes) producing too much pigment (melanin). Contributing factors to melasma are pregnancy, hormone replacement, [...]

Radiation causes fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation – What to do?

Just because the sun has gone into hibernation and the rain won’t stop pouring, doesn’t mean you can put your SPF to the back of your bathroom cabinet! Whilst UVB rays do decrease in the winter months (the rays which cause burning of the skin) UVA are present all year round (yes even in [...]

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