WHAT IS MELASMA

Melasma is a very common patchy brown, tan, or blue-gray facial skin discoloration, almost entirely seen in women. It typically appears on

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WHAT IS MELASMA

Melasma is a very common patchy brown, tan, or blue-gray facial skin discoloration, almost entirely seen in women. It typically appears on the upper cheeks, upper lip, forehead, and chin of women 20-50 years of age. Melasma patients are mostly women (90%), though it can also affect men (10%). It is thought to be primarily related to external sun exposure, external hormones like birth control pills, and internal hormonal changes as seen during pregnancy and menopause.

CAUSES OF MELASMA

The exact cause of Melasma remains unknown. Experts believe that the dark patches in Melasma could be triggered by several

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CAUSES OF MELASMA

The exact cause of Melasma remains unknown. Experts believe that the dark patches in Melasma could be triggered by several factors, including pregnancy, birth control pills, hormone replacement therapy (HRT and progesterone), family history of Melasma, antiseizure medications, and other medications that make the skin more prone to pigmentation after exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. Uncontrolled sunlight exposure is considered the leading cause of Melasma.

HOW MELASMA LOOKS LIKE

CENTROFACIAL: The most common pattern involves the cheeks, chin, nose and forehead area.

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HOW MELASMA LOOKS LIKE

  • ""The most common pattern involves the cheeks, chin, nose and forehead area.
  • ""Another most common pattern involves cheeks & nose area.
  • ""This pattern involves chin & mandible area.

1.Controls day time Melanogenesis.

2.Reduces appearance of dark spots.

3.Lightens overall skin tone & provides skin tone uniformity.

4.Prevents oxidative stress on skin.

5.Provides broad spectrum protection against UV radiation (both UV A & UV B).

6.Safe & effective for long term use.

1.Fairlite inhibits the hyper-production of melanin

a)In Fairlite, Phenylethyl Resorcinol, one of the potent tyrosinase inhibitors, prevents hyper production of melanin by melanocytes.

b)In Fairlite Nonapeptide-1 prevents hormone mediated hyper-pigmentation.

c)In Fairlite, Aminoethyl Phosphinic acid, the non tyrosinase melanogenesis inhibitor reduces excess pigmentation.

2.Fairlite contains antioxidants which prevent oxidative stress to keep skin young.

3.Fairlite provides broad-spectrum sun protection with SPF-50+

4.Fairlite is safe for day time application & can be used for prolonged span.

Fairlite should be applied on washed & dried face. A uniform layer of Fairlite should be applied and rubbed gently until completely absorbed into the skin.

Fairlite has to be applied twice daily - in the morning and again in the afternoon.

1.What is Fairlite?

Ans: Fairlite is India’s 1st Anti Melasma Day Cream, which prevents Melasma during the day by controlling the process of melanogenesis and protecting from harmful UV rays and pollution.

2.How long can I use Fairlite?

Ans:Fairlite can be used long term safely as it does not contain any harmful agents.

3.How many times I need to use Fairlite?

Ans:Fairlite needs to be used twice daily in day time, once in morning before stepping out in the sun, and once in the afternoon.

4.What is the indication of Fairlite?

Ans:Fairlite is indicated for Melasma, including post inflammatory hyper pigmentation.

5.Is Fairlite effective in all age group of patients suffering from Melasma?

Ans:Yes, Fairlite is effective in all age group of patients suffering from Melasma.

6.Is there are any side effects of Fairlite?

Ans:There are no known side effects of Fairlite.

7.Do I need to take any precaution while using Fairlite?

Ans:No, you don’t need to take any precaution while using Fairlite since all ingredients are safe for day time application & long term use.

1.Apply medication as per your Dermatologist's recommendation only.

2.Avoid the sun exposure

a)Limit exposure to midday sun. Sunrays are strongest & cause maximum damage during this time (10 am to 2 pm).

b)Manage to get under shade whenever possible. A break under shade helps to decrease the intensity of harm caused by the sunrays.

c)Wearing full sleeves helps you against harmful extended exposure. Wearing a hat & UV protective sunglasses provides extensive protection.

3.Avoid stress, as it aggravates the condition.

4.If you can, change contraception or decrease your estrogen dose after consulting your doctor.

1.Do not use any harmful home remedies to treat Melasma.

2.Avoid using bleaches, or other chemically based lightening treatments, which can potentially          penetrate the skin and cause permanent harm.