There is the growing demand for the treatment of Melasma that generally occurs among people with the darker skin pigment. Women are most commonly affected to these types discolored skin patches than men. This condition mat often appears during the time of pregnancy, or for those who are experiencing the menopause. This is mainly linked to the oral contraception drugs and the hormone replacement therapy.
Melasma is mainly described as the irregular patches of the skin which stand out, because this appears darker than the rest of skin. These forms of irregular patches are usually mirrored on both sides of the face, or it can sometimes but this rarely occurs in the forearms. This condition is not at all considered to be the major health risk, but most of the people find the patches on their face unsightly and seeks treatment for some cosmetics reason.
For all these reasons, there are many remedies to be taken in order to avoid exposing to sunlight by means of using sun blocks, lotions, and by using sun screen. If the problem is out of control some may prefer using laser treatment. Let us look some detailed information about how to find out the best brand of sunscreen to treat melasma.
Sunscreen for Melasma would be the best way to treat. For that sunscreen, looking at the PPD factor (Persistent Pigment Darkening) is very important. You may notice that the SPF value would be displayed on most of the sunscreen lotions. This is the only thing that lets you to know how well the products will protect you against the UVB rays that are the rays which is mainly responsible for darkening or tanning of the skin. So, if you can figure out the UVA protection level of the certain sunscreen, you will be able to determine its effectiveness against the skin effect melasma.
Before the discovery of the PPD factor, this thing is very much frustrating trying to figure out on how well the sunscreen protects against the UVA rays. Either the product would not even mention anything about any type of UVA protection, or if they did this, they would not let you to know how strength the UVA protection.
The main creation of the Persistent Pigment Darkening methods has made this possible to figure out accurately on how well the certain selected sunscreen prevents the UVA protection from being absorbed by the skin.
Any type of sunscreen with the measurement of PPD 15 or higher is very much effective in order to protect the skin against the UVA radiation from sun and from melasma. You may probably wondering now on what are the things that makes the good sunscreen which contains both PPD and SPF in order to protect you from melasma. You should be aware after you have look at these factors. There are two main types on choosing the sunscreen such as physical sunscreen and chemical sunscreen. So, before any type of sunscreen one should be aware of some important factors.