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Are Your Brown Spots Lentigines or Freckles?

Whether or not you’ve been enjoying fun in the sun with adequate sun protection, you may still notice your skin color darkening, and not always evenly. If you’ve noticed brown spots recently, you may be observing the development of freckles or solar lentigines. Which do you have? That depends on your natural skin tone and age.

Freckles and Lentigines—What’s the Difference?

Freckles (medical term: ephelis [singular] or ephelides [plural]) are:  Continue reading Are Your Brown Spots Lentigines or Freckles?