Melasma and contraceptive pill use

Some birth control pills can cause melasma . The brand names Marvelon®, Microgynon® have been associated with triggering melasma. However, other birth control brands can also give these dark spots as a side effect.

Unfortunately, stopping the pill does not always make the pigmentation disappear. Unfortunately, stopping the pill does not always make the pigmentation disappear. More about pigment cells in your skin

If you are using the pill for birth control, you can ask your doctor for a lighter pill. Unfortunately, the disappearance of stains does not guarantee.

Continue with birth control pills

If you are satisfied with the current contraceptive pills, you can continue to take them. In the meantime, you can ask your doctor about the right treatment for your pigment spots. Always use a mineral sunscreen with at least SPF 30 during the day and these cosmetic ingredients can reduce pigment spots: Vitamin C, E, Niacinamide from 4%, Retinol, Arbutin, Hydroquinone, Resveratrol, Aloe Vera, Emblica, Kojic Acid.

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Melasma (50-70%) can indeed develop during pregnancy under the influence of pregnancy hormones. Fortunately, for most women, these spots disappear on their own after giving birth. Pigment spots do not need to be actively treated immediately. More about pregnant and I have melasma


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