"I know that darker skin colors can be more susceptible to hyperpigmentation, but I don’t quite understand how. Can you please explain?"
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Melanocytes in a darker skin are more responsive to external and internal influences, resulting in more melanin production than a lighter skin. Darker skin has larger, more prominent melanosomes that are more resistant to degradation.

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