age spots

plural noun

Definition of age spots

: benign flat spots of dark pigmentation on the skin (as from exposure to the sun) occurring especially among older people

called also liver spots

Examples of age spots in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By combining these powerful ingredients together, the serum takes on the role of several skincare products to soothe inflammation, brighten skin, and reduce the appearance of age spots, wrinkles, and pores. Braelyn Wood, Health.com, "This M3 Naturals Anti-Aging Treatment Can Replace Up to 6 Products in Your Skincare Routine," 4 June 2020 Her Jackson is a tyrant with cold, inquisitive eyes, her skin dotted with age spots, her tummy thickened with padding. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, "Elisabeth Moss Channels a Strange and Brilliant Shirley Jackson in the Crackling Shirley," 3 June 2020 In 12 weeks of use, 97% of women saw a reduction in the look of fine lines and 89% saw visible fading of age spots, Lab clinical data assessment confirmed. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, "Good Housekeeping's 2020 Beauty Awards," 28 Apr. 2020 Mercury in facial products is used to lighten the skin, fade freckles and age spots and treat acne. Los Angeles Times, "Woman hospitalized with mercury poisoning after using face cream from Mexico," 13 Sep. 2019 Anti-Aging Rich in Vitamin A, which is known to help fight against age spots and wrinkles, rosehip oil is great for anti-aging. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, "The 5 Complexion-Boosting Benefits of Rosehip Oil," 11 Dec. 2018 Anti-Aging Rich in Vitamin A, which is known to help fight against age spots and wrinkles, rosehip oil is great for anti-aging. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, "The 5 Complexion-Boosting Benefits of Rosehip Oil," 11 Dec. 2018 Anti-Aging Rich in Vitamin A, which is known to help fight against age spots and wrinkles, rosehip oil is great for anti-aging. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, "The 5 Complexion-Boosting Benefits of Rosehip Oil," 11 Dec. 2018 Anti-Aging Rich in Vitamin A, which is known to help fight against age spots and wrinkles, rosehip oil is great for anti-aging. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, "The 5 Complexion-Boosting Benefits of Rosehip Oil," 11 Dec. 2018

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Age spots.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/age%20spots. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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age spots

noun plural

Medical Definition of age spots

: benign flat spots evenly colored with darker pigment that occur on sun-exposed skin (as of the hands) especially of persons aged 50 and over

called also lentigo senilis, liver spots

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