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 Face conditions such as age spots and lines can lower confidence and heighten self-esteem issues, no matter your age or gender. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 June 2022 Upgrade your routine with a cream made to address signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles, dull skin, and age spots. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, 29 June 2022 Commonly AHAs are utilized for exfoliation, face brightening, treating acne, stimulating collagen, and even diminishing age spots or scars. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 May 2022 For aging skin and anti-aging: Dermatologist go-to's for smoothing wrinkles and reducing age spots include retinol, peptides and glycolic acid. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 13 May 2022 Signs of aging can manifest themselves in a multitude of ways: Fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, uneven skin tone, dry skin, visible pores, dullness, etc. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 May 2022 The retinol centered formula has been created to diminish fine lines and wrinkles, banish newly forming age spots and moisturize the skin to create a smooth, soft surface. The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 May 2022 After just two weeks of use, 66% of users reported their age spots, dark spots or other areas of pigmentation were visibly reduced and 72% said their skin tone was more even after four weeks, according to GH Beauty Lab data evaluation. Nicole Saporita, Good Housekeeping, 10 May 2022 By increasing Collagen and tissues, it is sought out by consumers aiming to smooth out skin and reduce the appearance of damage from age spots, acne and dreadful wrinkles. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 See More

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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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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