What causes skin darkening?
If your body makes too much melanin, your skin gets darker. Pregnancy, Addison’s disease, and sun exposure all can make your skin darker. If your body makes too little melanin, your skin gets lighter. Vitiligo is a condition that causes patches of light skin.
Is it normal for black hair to fall out?
In most cases, afro hair loss is a result of bad hair practices or mistreatment. In others, it’s down to stress, diet or conditions that require a different approach. So, to help you avoid afro hair loss wherever possible, we’ve taken a look at what causes afro hair loss and what you can do to combat it.
What causes a dogs skin to turn black?
Causes such as skin allergy in dogs, scratching, skin infection due to bacteria, skin inflammation due to skin parasites, and self-trauma by dogs with activities such as scratching, rubbing, licking, and biting at their own skin are commonly seen in dogs with skin problems. These all can lead to hyperpigmentation.
What causes black hair breakage?
Dry hair and frequent manipulation are the main causes of breakage. Understanding this will allow you to keep your afro hair moisturised and in low manipulation or protective styles to reduce breakage and maximise growth.
Is black skin disease hereditary?
In Pomeranians, this condition is suspected to be an X-linked inherited disorder since many more males than females are affected, and research is being carried out to identify a linked gene marker so that dogs in this breed can potentially be tested for the condition.
How do you treat hyperpigmentation on black skin?
Hydroquinone is a very popular treatment for dark spots. Similar to vitamin C, it works by inhibiting melanin production. Over-the-counter (OTC) products typically contain 2% hydroquinone, whereas prescription creams contain 4%. Creams that contain hydroquinone are available in some drug stores, pharmacies, and online.
Why do cheeks turn black?
Melasma is a condition in which areas of the skin become darker than the surrounding skin. Doctors call this hyperpigmentation. It typically occurs on the face, particularly the forehead, cheeks and above the upper lip. The dark patches often appear on both sides of the face in a nearly identical pattern.