According to a publication by Healthline, here are 3 causes of darker skin tone in the private area;...READ THE FULL ARTICLE FROM THE SOURCE

1. Hormonal changes

The melanocytes around your genitals are very sensitive to hormones and they react to changes in hormonal levels by getting darker. Also, estrogen which is responsible for the increased pigment in the nipple, labia, areola, and anus increases during pregnancy and puberty.

2. Friction and Inflammation

In an article published by Healthline, a process known as keratinization is another factor responsible for darker skin tone around your genitals. Keratinization occurs as a result of friction which causes inflammation and can lead to post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Some common causes of keratinization are shaving and waxing.

3. Excessive Weight gain

In an article published by “Womens Health mag”, written by Nirupama Parwanda a dermatologist. Gaining excessive weight can lead to a condition known as Acanthosis Nigricans. This is a condition that causes the inner thighs and the area around the vulva to darken…READ THE FULL CONTENTS>>


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