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In it, model Amy Deanna, who has vitiligo—a skin condition that causes a loss of melanin—uses two different shades to highlight her hypopigmentation.
To help control the condition, use a melanin-inhibitor daily that contains hydroquinone or natural pigment reducers like kojic acid, vitamin C, and niacinimide.
Her secret to everlasting youth is nothing but self-restraint, and probably some melanin.
The coloring comes from a gene that produces a surplus of pigment called melanin.
Previous studies have been able to distinguish different kinds of melanin and get a good idea of the animal’s coloration.
Yet while Obama did focus more on class inequality than race, a great number of white Americans rallied around their hate of his melanin, blackness also shared by his family.
Sebum — which, btw, is just a fancy word for the oil your skin produces — contains melanin, the pigment that gives your skin and hair their color.
In 2015, researchers found that the wings of the dragonfly Zenithoptera lanei, though similar in appearance to Morpho wings, get their color from waxy crystals that cover layers of the pigment melanin.
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