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How can you get lighter white skin ?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Stay out of sun...: ...Or wear a good sunscreen lotion (spf 50 or higher) every day, whether you go out in the sun or not.

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A 20-year-old male asked:

How to get white skin?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening.
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White skin..How to get?

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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 18 years experience
HYdroquinone: Creams with hydroquinone or lasers can be used to bleach the skin. However, there are some cancer risks to consider, especially with the high concentration creams.

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