Motherhood Changed Everything About Me — Including My Skin
“We have to think of melasma more along the lines of a long-term condition,” she says. “We know that it is a condition that is predominantly caused by
hormonal changes, due to, for example, taking a contraceptive pill or pregnancy. We know from experience that while you may be able to get it under control for a period of time — whether that’s through skin care, prescription treatments, or procedures — very frequently, it does come back.” Dr. Kluk also notes that it’s common for its appearance to improve during the winter months, only to flare up again come summer.