Acanthosis Nigricans Pictures

Acanthosis Nigricans Pictures

Acanthosis Nigricans is a skin condition in which areas of your body become characterized as darker, in body folds and creases. Think underarms, body folds and neck. The areas where this occurs become darker in color and the affect skin can thicken. 

*Bushbalm Skincare is not a medical company. We are a skincare company focused on topical products to soothe skin and common irritations. Please consult your doctor or medical provider for medical advice.

What does Acanthosis Nigricans look like? 

Below you'll find photos of what it looks like, followed by pictures of what it looks like after it has been softened in appearance by using a topic Dark Spot Oil and Dark Spot Exfoliating Scrub. 

Photos of Acanthosis Nigricans (Underarms) 

View acanthosis nigricans pictures below. 

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Acanthosis Nigricans underams

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Acanthosis Nigricans

Acanthosis Nigricans black woman

Main Causes of Acanthosis Nigricans

According to Mayo Clinic, the following causes are most common, as well as the risk factors. 


Acanthosis Nigricans has been associated with:

  • Insulin resistance
  • Hormonal disorders
  • Certain drugs and supplements. 

Risk Factors 

Acanthosis Nigricans most common risk factors:

  • Obesity
  • Race
  • Family history

Please consult your medical provider for advice and guidance on what is the best for skin condition. These before and after photos we provided are clients of ours who've used our topical Dark Spot Exfoliating Scrub and Dark Spot Oil

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