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Pregnancy mask

A pathology characterised by the appearance of skin pigmentation, pregnancy mask primarily occurs on the face (forehead, cheeks, temples and sometimes the neck). It is linked to the hormonal changes experienced by a woman's body during pregnancy. The spots may appear following sun exposure without adequate protection.

This word belongs to the categories For sensitive or sun allergy-prone skin, Sun for everyone, Pigmentation problems.