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

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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 After the first treatment, my melasma, acne scarring, and a large age spot had faded drastically; after three treatments, my skin was clear and as smooth as that of a newborn baby. Anne Roderique-jones, SELF, "What It’s Actually Like to Get Fraxel Laser Treatment," 21 Nov. 2018 The melanin in your skin overreacts to UV damage and pools together to create an age spot. Melissa Matthews, Woman's Day, "The Foolproof Anti-Aging Skin Routine," 24 Aug. 2015 In addition to aesthetic concerns, like premature wrinkles and age spots, studies have shown that tanning beds can increase your risk of skin cancer by up to 75%. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Donald Trump Reportedly Uses a Tanning Bed Every Morning," 15 Aug. 2018 These are two excellent ways to combat signs of aging like lines, wrinkles, and age spots and to keep your skin looking and feeling healthy and radiant, no matter your age. Dr. Leslie Baumann, miamiherald, "Why antioxidants are so important for beautiful, healthy skin | Miami Herald," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of age spots

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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