Pigmentation, or hyperpigmentation is the discolouration of the skin. Usually recognised as darkened patches, marks or spots on the skin. They vary in size and shape, are flat and commonly range from light brown to black in colour.
Hyperpigmentation is caused by an excess production of melanin. Melanin is a pigment that gives skin its colour. It’s produced by skin cells called melanocytes, which are located in the bottom layer (stratum basale) of the skin's epidermis....View Post