May 11, 2017Have you ever wondered what causes freckles, or those frustrating dark spots on your face? These dark marks are actually a skin condition called hyperpigmentation, which is the darkening of an area of skin caused by an increase in melanin production. Often, hyperpigmentation is due to sun damage and is your skin's initial warning sign that you need to take better care of it. However, if you are vigilant with your skincare routine, always wear SPF and avoid sun exposure when you can, there can be a few other causes for age spots on the face. Hormonal changes, certain medications, picking at the skin, inflammation, or scarring from acne can result in brown spots. Although, sometimes it can simply be hereditary.
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