How To Camouflage Facial Discoloration

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Q I have a port wine stain on my face, which although not big is quite noticeable. I have never bothered about disguising it before, but my little boy is getting teased at school because of me. What can I do?

A: Port-wine stains (naevus flammeus) are red or purple marks, most often on the face, which are caused by a patch of blood vessels that dilate (expand) abnormally. This allows more blood to flow into them causing a ‘stain’ that shows through the top layer of skin. Read More…