Melasma is a common skin condition which brown or greyish patches of pigmentation develop, usually on the face.
- Cleansing Gel
- Day Fader or Day Fader Plus
- Night Fader or Night Fader Plus
- Exfoliating Enzyme
- Active Lotion
- SPF 40
The exact cause is unknown, but several factors can contribute. These include pregnancy, hormonal drugs such as the oral contraceptive pill, and medical conditions that affect hormone levels. Sunshine and the use of sun-beds can make the tendency to melasma worse.
There is no known cure for melasma, but there are several treatment options that may improve the appearance. If melasma occurs during pregnancy, it may resolve a few months after delivery and treatment may not be necessary.