Whenever we see celebs on the red carpet with flawless complexions, we tend to unrealistically assume that their skin looks just as perfect on days when they haven't seen their glam squads. But, pesky, stubborn skin conditions are equal offenders and even affect your favorite stars, too.
Melasma, which is characterized by brown spots or patches on the face, is one such condition that doesn't get nearly as much attention as other frustrating issues like rosacea or acne. The condition, which according to the American Academy of Dermatology, 90% of melasma sufferers are women, and the dark spots are most commonly caused by hormone surges that happen during pregnancy or from spending too much time unprotected under the sun.
While Jenna Dewan Tatum recently shared her struggle with malsma since giving birth to her four-year-old daughter Everly, celebs like Drew Barrymore have also talked about their experience with the condition, too.
Here, we have five celebrities that have opened up about their struggles with melasma. Keep scrolling to see what they've had to say.
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