epidermis Tag

Melanocytes are cells that produce pigment and influence one’s skin colour. When there is an abnormal production and deposition of melanin, it results in excessive skin pigmentation known as hyperpigmentation. There are several causes for pigmentation including UV exposure, hormones, skin trauma and genetics. Pigmentation

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Prior to outlining the causes of wrinkles, it is important to delineate the layers of skin which are affected by the aging process. The skin is made up of three layers; namely the epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous tissue. The epidermis is the top layer of

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