Melasma causes dark skin discoloration. It proves to be a frustrating and challenging skin foe.

The female hormones estrogen and progesterone are associated with melasma. It appears often in pregnant women, though then it is called chloasma.

Melasma affects women more commonly than men, with darker complexions and extreme sunlight exposure playing big roles in its occurrence.

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Melasma- what it is and how to treat it