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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Meladerm: Meladerm gets the best reviews for skin lightening. Glycolic acid creams work for some people and may be cheaper than Meloderm. What ever you use be p ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Please don't try to change the natural color of your skin. Even if you live among people who are so ignorant that they judge others by skin color, you ... Read More
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Hydroquinone: Skin whitening products are good for treating age spots and sun damage, but aren't recommended if you are trying to lighten your entire complexion (wo ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Newman
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Sun block is key: Skin lighteners such as kojic acid, hydroquinone, and plant extracts should only be used if proper sun protection is used. Over the counter products a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eberbach
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Farmers tan: use sun block.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is a common skin lightening product. It interferes with your pigment cells ability to produce melanin which determines the shade of your ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
No, it's not: Retinoids and hydroquinone creams that are used most commonly for lightening darker areas of skin are contraindicated in pregnancy. Use a sunscreen da ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Skin lightening safe: I am sure there is no good documentation that these are either effective or safe. Discuss with your local Dr there.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Food: No there really are not. Eat healthy, exercise, get plenty of rest, hydrate well, dont smoke or consume alcohol excessively, protect your skin from th ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Balshi
21 years experience Dermatology
All natural: Some believe that an ingredient called "hydroquinone" is the only thing that really works well, but other feel that there is a side effect risk that c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Bleaching cream: Different chemicals are used in cream or as part of chemical peel to decrease the melanin in skin including hydroquinone, kojic acid, coffee berry ext ... Read More

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