HORMONES IN ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES MAY LEAD TO MELASMA
If you take oral birth control and notice newly formed dark patches on your skin or further darkening of your existing pigmentation, please consult your dermatologist to determine if you have Melasma.
WHAT IS MELASMA?
HYPERPIGMENTATION AND MELASMA
- Upper lip
- Bridge of the nose
Melasma may also appear in other areas of the body, especially those exposed to much sunlight.
Although Melasma is harmless, the unsightly appearance often causes women depression and stress.
CAUSES OF MELASMA
Sun exposure, the biggest culprit of Melasma, triggers the body to produce more melanin.
HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY
WHAT IS SUNSCREEN?
Doctors may suggest chemical peels or laser therapies to lessen melasma appearance in conjunction with specific oral antioxidants that attach to the skin, like Crystal Tomato®️ Whitening Supplement.
Ingredients like licorice root extract, kojic acid, seaweed, vitamin C, mulberry extract, Crystal Tomato derivatives, can effectively fade hyperpigmentation and Melasma spots.