What Is Sun Spots Skin?

Q:
What is sun spots skin?

A:
Your skin makes a chemical called melanin to protect itself against UV rays. Too much sun can cause a clump of it to form, which shows up as a flat brown or black spot. Sun spots skin is a kind of reaction to over exposure to the sun. Here are some ways to prevent sun spots:

  • To fight the damage, try skin-lightening creams: products with hydroquinone can lighten skin.
  • Retinoids.
  • Cryotherapy.
  • Chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and laser therapy.

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