There are 2 types of freckles. Simple freckles are usually small, round and tan. Sunburn freckles are darker, may have jagged borders and may be larger. Sunburn freckles can develop as a result of severe sunburn and are often seen on the upper back and shoulders. Freckles may also be known as Ephelides or Lentigines.
The main prevention methods for freckles are avoiding sun and protecting from the sun and include: Sunscreen use with SPF 30 and above Wide brim hats Sun protective clothing Avoiding sun at peak noon hours staying in shade People who are prone to freckling are also generally more at risk for developing skin cancers and […]
There are many treatments for freckles that can help to lighten or reduce the freckles.Many people like their freckles whilst others are bothered by them and seek out cosmetic treatments to reduce their freckles. Freckles are treated with: Bleaching or fading creams containing hydroquinone, arbutin, kojic acid. Retinoids such as tretinoin, tazarotene Laser treatments Chemical […]
Freckles are flat, tanned circular spots that can be small or larger in size. Freckles develop randomly on the skin especially after sun exposure. Freckles are common in fair skinned people and appear on the upper part of the body from cheeks to shoulders and can appear in early childhood. Freckles can be red, yellow, […]