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Aloe Vera for Acne Scars and Dark Marks

Aloe Vera for Acne Scars and Dark Marks

Growing up my aunt always kept Aloe Vera plants in her garden. I’d sometimes see her cut off a piece and take it into the kitchen but I never really knew what she did with it. I suppose I should have asked! It was only when I was in my teens that I learned about…

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Hyperpigmentation 101: What it is and How to Treat it

Hyperpigmentation 101: What it is and How to Treat it

What is hyperpigmentation? In simple terms, hyperpigmentation is where excess melanin causes areas of the skin to darken abnormally. The dark spots or dark patches that occur can be caused for a number of reasons and it can be difficult to totally get rid of it. Hyperpigmentation can be caused by scarring after acne, injury…

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