Skin Health
Dark Spots From Products and Clothing: Can They Really Discolor My Skin?
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(Dis)color Me Bad – Is it true that my products and even my clothing can discolor my skin?!SKIN SHORT: They can contribute to discoloration, yes.


Both light + dark skin types can develop photosensitivity if constantly exposed to photo-allergens like perfume, dyes and preservatives in makeup, skin care and even clothing. Photo-allergens can react with light to cause discolorations.

For more on allergens click here.

For more on dark spots click here.

To find a dermatologist in your area who does patch tests (ask about getting a photo-patch test, too), click here.

For more on photopatch testing, click here.