This is the difference between Freckles, Dark Spots, and Melasma. Similar and Often Confused~

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the difference between freckles and black spots

Who still can’t move on admire the simplicity of Meghan Markle’s makeup at her royal wedding the other day? Surely there are many who still feel at home huddled complexion her very natural face, which even seemed to deliberately show black freckles or freckles-his. Her appearance looks so understated and effortless.

Well, if first freckles often covered thickly with foundation or concealer so that the appearance of the skin is more perfect without blemish, now freckles Instead, it becomes the main attraction, which is highlighted so that the face looks more attractive foreigner’.

Those who don’t have ‘freckles‘ even deliberately made his own ‘artistic’ freckles which are often called ‘fake freckles‘. But actually you don’t know that freckles, age spot Or black spots and melasma are different cases of hyperpigmentation? The reason is, even though they are both classified as hyperpigmentation, all three have different characters. Let’s not just follow the trend of wearing freckles Just take a look at Hipwee’s review this time, so that your insight is more open.

Freckles or facial freckles, black spots and melasma indeed seem the same because they provide dark pigmentation on the face. But actually all three have a fundamental difference you know

Funny splotches, freckles

Freckles, black spots and melasma can generally affect men or women, but all three have different age ranges. For example, black spots and melasma generally attack those who have an age range of 20 to 50 years or more. Whereas freckles can be found on the faces of children. So the cute freckles that are usually seen on the faces of offspring western it’s called freckles yes, almost certainly not age spot and melasma.

Well, the causes of these three kinds of discoloration or changes in skin color are more or less the same. Most of them are caused by overexposure to the sun

the difference between freckles and black spots

the cause is the sun

Freckles, black spots and melasma are often touted as ‘abnormalities’ genetically inherited or inherited from parents. In fact, these three types of skin discoloration are caused by overactive pigment cells in the skin and can be triggered by various things. For example freckles which can be caused by excessive sun exposure at an early age. While the appearance of black spots can appear due to excessive exposure to UV rays from the sun, causing signs of premature aging. Well, melasma can be triggered by more complex things, such as exposure to UV rays from the sun, hormonal changes, skin inflammation, use of certain medications, thyroid disorders and stress.

Freckles At first it might look ugly and unsightly. Now? Many famous models are deliberately showing off freckleshis

the difference between freckles and black spots

Emma Stone and Gigi Hadid

Freckles can be formed from a relatively very young age, around 6-8 years. These small round black or brown spots tend to be harmless, spread and are generally seen in areas of the face such as cheeks, nose, neck, shoulders, hands, even hands and other areas. The cause could be due to exposure to UV rays of the sun and genetic inheritance.

Similar to frecklesDark spots are generally experienced by those who are more mature and occur as a result of skin aging due to excessive exposure to UV rays of the sun

the difference between freckles and black spots

The color is darker~

Compared to freckles which the shape of the spots are smaller and tend to be scattered, black spots generally have a wider spread area in the form of clusters, larger shapes, different color combinations (eg brown and black) colors that are much darker and spread more quickly . The difference from melasma, black spots have a more regular round shape.

Meanwhile, melasma is generally broader, in the form of irregular patches and is usually experienced by those who are more mature

the difference between freckles and black spots

The shape is wider and wider

Melasma has a different form from freckles and black spots because they generally have a wider distribution. The shape also tends to be more irregular, not just small spots. Melasma often attacks facial areas such as cheeks, nose, forehead, eye folds, nose, chin, eye folds, and lips. Melasma also often attacks pregnant women who are experiencing hormonal imbalances

To overcome this, there are several easy steps that can be taken. Among other things, taking preventive measures by using sunscreen

the difference between freckles and black spots

Treat skin discoloration

The use of sunscreen is one of the first preventive measures you can take, especially if you have fair skin that is prone to skin discoloration. If freckles often experienced by offspring westernIn fact, melasma is more common in Latino, Asian, and Middle Eastern people. If freckles tend to disappear or reduce over time, dark spots and melasma need special treatment from a doctor, such as applying a topical cream or undergoing skin laser treatment.

The point is, we in Indonesia tend to be more likely to experience black spots and melasma than people freckles. Yes, of course unless you have blood western yes. The three of them are relatively harmless, unless you feel suspicious spots that are painful, spreading without any strange symptoms, don’t hesitate to immediately go to the doctor. Well, if you think you prefer appearance flawless aka flawless, flawless or just like to make your own fake freckles when you dress up?