Skin Pigmentation & Skin Conditions
Freckles, age spots, hormonal mask
appears as dark
brown spots, discoloration could
possibly be caused by sun exposure, hormones and some
Oily skin patches appear as red or pink patches on the clients
skin. This condition is possibly caused by open pores,
thicker skin, over stimulating the oil glands with
products or diet.
Pimples, blackheads, acne appear as bright yellow or orange
spots sometimes surrounded by a deep purple. There are
various suspected causes for this skin condition such as inadequate
cleansing, sensitivity to soaps or facial products,
nutrition, hormones, or anxiety.
and Dehydrated Skin
Dead skin on the surface of the skin appears as white flakes,
usually in patches. Not properly exfoliating or
moisturizing the skin can cause this symptom to
occur. Other possible causes include extreme cold
weather, an allergic reaction to a product, sunburn or wind
Skin with poor circulation appears in the SAM unit as dark
purple areas, where the blood is not moving underneath the
exterior and upper layers.
can appear as dark patches, usually
irregular in shape and randomly scattered on the face.
Children rarely show these dark spots -- if you look at their skin in a SAM, it will be very smooth and
blemish-free Sun exposure and sunburns can lead to an increase in these irregular black spots. Their presence should give the client heightened awareness of the importance of protecting their skin using