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Home Remedies for Skin Pigmentation – Part 2

Skin pigmentation disorders are conditions that cause the skin to appear lighter or darker than normal, or blotchy and discoloured. They include freckles, melasma, sun spots. Whether you are white or black, we all face skin pigmentation disorders. Skin pigmentation disorders occur because the body produces either too much or too little melanin. Melanin is a pigment found in our body which gives the color of our hair, skin and eye. Melanin protects our body by absorbing the ultraviolet light.

There are products out there in the drugstore that targets skin pigmentation, products that contain hydroquinone. It is the most effective ingredient that helps reduce and eliminate brow skin discolorations known as melasma.  If you would like to try some home remedies for skin pigmentation, you may try the following methods. I’ve not tried them personally but they are the few common ones that people have been trying all these while.

5. Guava contains lycopene which is an ingredient that treats the darkening of skin due to sun exposure. Banana contains Vitamin A that gets rid of dark spot and blemish.

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Home Remedies for Skin Pigmentation – Part 1

Skin pigmentation disorders are conditions that cause the skin to appear lighter or darker than normal, or blotchy and discoloured. They include freckles, melasma, sun spots. Whether you are white or black, we all face skin pigmentation disorders. Skin pigmentation disorders occur because the body produces either too much or too little melanin. Melanin is a pigment found in our body which gives the color of our hair, skin and eye. Melanin protects our body by absorbing the ultraviolet light.

There are products out there in the drugstore that targets skin pigmentation, products that contain hydroquinone. It is the most effective ingredient that helps reduce and eliminate brow skin discolorations known as melasma.  If you would like to try some home remedies for skin pigmentation, you may try the following methods. I’ve not tried them personally but they are the few common ones that people have been trying all these while.

 

1. I love aloe vera. Many people has been saying how aloe vera helps in the complexion. It also helps to lighten the dark spots as aloe vera contains mucilaginous polysaccharides.

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Skin Pigmentation

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Skin pigmentation disorders are conditions that cause the skin to appear lighter or darker than normal, or blotchy and discoloured. They include freckles, melasma, sun spots. Whether you are white or black, we all face skin pigmentation disorders. Skin pigmentation disorders occur because the body produces either too much or too little melanin. Melanin is a pigment found in our body which gives the color of our hair, skin and eye. Melanin protects our body by absorbing the ultraviolet light.

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Why do we need to drink water early in the morning?

Is it your daily routine to drink water early in the morning when you get out from the bed. This is what I’ve been doing religiously. Since young, my mother has been nagging me to drink water to 清肠 (clear your internal system). (Oh wells, mums are usually right.)

Our human body comprises 70% of water content. Water is essential for the functioning of our body. Do you know that our brain cells contain about 85% of water, muscles 75%, bones 25%, blood 82%. Because of that, we need to often hydrate ourselves (8 glasses of water per day), consuming food that are rich in water content such as soups, vegetables and fruits.

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Ten steps to prevent wrinkles – Part 2

 

Skin is the largest organ on our body. It comprises three layers: the epidermis (outermost layer), the dermis (middle layer), and the hypodermis (subcutaneous fat). The dermis contains collagen, elastin, and other fibers that support the skin’s structure. It gives the elasticity and smoothness of your face. This is also the layer which are damaged by UV radiation (UVR). Now you understand why people around you has been telling you to wear your sunscreen before you step out of your house.

UVR is made up of two different types of waves – UVA and UVB. When your skin is exposed to UVR, the cells in the middle layer (dermis) will produce melanin to the epidermis -> which cause you to be tanned. UVA rays are responsible for penetrating into the dermis layer, damaging the collagen fibers whereas UVB rays (shorter wavelength than UVA rays) contribute to the sun burn. The damage of the collagen fibers will cause and increasingly production of abnormal elastin, result in the production of enzymes called metalloproteinase, leading to the degrading of collagen.

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Ten steps to prevent wrinkles – Part 1

 

Skin is the largest organ on our body. It comprises three layers: the epidermis (outermost layer), the dermis (middle layer), and the hypodermis (subcutaneous fat). The dermis contains collagen, elastin, and other fibers that support the skin’s structure. It gives the elasticity and smoothness of your face. This is also the layer which are damaged by UV radiation (UVR). Now you understand why people around you has been telling you to wear your sunscreen before you step out of your house. 

UVR is made up of two different types of waves – UVA and UVB. When your skin is exposed to UVR, the cells in the middle layer (dermis) will produce melanin to the epidermis -> which cause you to be tanned. UVA rays are responsible for penetrating into the dermis layer, damaging the collagen fibers whereas UVB rays (shorter wavelength than UVA rays) contribute to the sun burn. The damage of the collagen fibers will cause and increasingly production of abnormal elastin, result in the production of enzymes called metalloproteinase, leading to the degrading of collagen.

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