June 06, 2005
Pregnancy Week 9
Later in pregnancy, some women develop a “mask” of dark pigment around their eyes, on their noses, and cheeks. This is called the chloasma and will slowly fade once you are a mom. If you develop this “mask of pregnancy":
Avoid the sun or use lots of sunscreen, as sun can intensify the discoloration.
Avoid using skin bleach (it’s unhealthy, and it probably won’t work, anyway!)
If it really bugs you, use a cover-up base.
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