(aka "Mask of Pregnancy")

Higher levels of Estrogen and Progesterone can cause Melasma -- the dark blotches that look like a mask mostly on the cheeks, chin and lips.

Melasma is very common, but hard to treat during pregnancy except with a concealer, since drugs would be harmful to the baby.

It fades after delivery, but in the meantime, avoid exposure to the sun and use a sunscreen everyday with at least a 30 SPF - even in the winter months. You can still get rays through the clouds.

Concealing Creme Our Smart Cover Concealing Crème (which is allergy tested and fragrance free) can help you through this sensitive period.

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