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What Is a TCA Peel?

What Is a TCA Peel?

by Shearly (SU)
Looking for an exfoliate that targets deep wrinkles and scars, improves and lifts sagging skin, and can significantly renew your complexion after just a few treatments? Then you should consider a TCA peel.

How to prevent sun spots and how to treat it

How to prevent sun spots and how to treat it

by Yenny (SU)
Sun spots on your skin are sometimes called age spots, liver spots, or solar lentigo. These discolorations appear as a flat, brown area that resembles a freckle, but larger, and are caused by exposure to the sun. These spots usually appear on the areas of your body most often exposed to the sun: the face, backs of the hands, chest, and forearms.

Melasma and pregnancy: what's the link?

Melasma and pregnancy: what's the link?

by Yenny (SU)
Melasma is a skin condition where dark brown patches appear in areas of the skin that are exposed to sunlight. It is almost always located on the face. Melasma is sometimes called the “mask of pregnancy” because it is a common condition for women to develop during pregnancy. Up to 70% of pregnant women may develop melasma. Although melasma makes your skin look different than it was before, it is not dangerous to your health and is not painful in any way.