The skin is the body’s largest organ and many factors affect its appearance such as weight gain or weight loss, environmental toxins, lifestyle choices and the effects of aging. As time goes on these factors leave us wishing to return to the smoother, tighter look and feel of our skin we once had.
Melasma is a skin condition characterized by dark patches or brown blotches on the face. It typically develops in adults and is rare before puberty. Melasma arises gradually, and is most common on the forehead, cheeks, above the upper lip, and on the chin, though it can arise in other areas as well.