• Dark Spots? Here's How to Treat and Control Melasma, According to Dermatologists

    3 monthes ago - By Health

    While interviewing a dermatologist for a story last year, I shamelessly took the opportunity to ask about something that had been bothering me. "What is this on my forehead?" I asked, pulling my hair back. He leaned in to inspect my brown-speckled skin. "It looks like melasma," he said.
    The dark spots on my face had only appeared a few years earlier. I thought back to a hiking trip I took in my 20s; I'd made sure to wear sunscreen, since I knew I'd be at a higher altitude in the mountains and that the sun would be strong. But I forgot to reapply, and ended up sunburned. Ever since, I'd...
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