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What is pigmentation?

Melanocytes in the skin are branched cells responsible for secreting pigment molecules. Cosmetically pigment is often treated to produce clearer, more evenly toned skin, however pigment is actually a protective mechanism designed to shield us from the damaging effects of the sun.