Aaaargh I thought you were only supposed to get these when pregnant not after! I have two crescent shaped brown patches (like large clusters of freckles) that have appeared under each eye. It looks ridiculous and no amount of make up covers it. I bring new meaning to the expression Panda Eyes!
I stopped breastfeeding a couple of weeks ago and I dont know if it coincidence but thats when they appeared.
Thanks for the responses ; ) I'm convinced mine are something to with hormones as they appeared almost overnight. Abbylou you sound similar to me i think in pregnancy they are called Chloasma but I have not read any literature saying they can appear after pregnancy. I just want to know if I am stuck with them for life now!
i had patches of pigment on my face before I was pregnant. I was told it was hormonal due to the pill and they faded themselves over time. They reappeared when i was pregnant with DS and then disappeared afterwards. Didn't get them when pregnant with DD, but am now pregnant with another DS and they are back!
Mine appear every summer and disappear in winter. my sister wears factor 50 every day, summer and winter and they are very faint. If she doesn't they are very noticable. She was told it was from the pill so came off it and, hey presto, got a surprise dd