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A 44-year-old member asked:

Please tell me what skin lightening cream is better for a dark skin person?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
None of them: Just don't do it. In the US, where the world's trends are set, trying to change your natural color is considered the height of ignorance. Looking good is about physical fitness and self care, not skin shade. These chemicals can disfigure you -- Muchael Jackson had only a mild case and he looked awful. Embrace what nature gave you, get / stay fit and trim, and be proud of yourself.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What kind of skin lightening cream would be better for me at 66?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 42 years experience
Sunscreen and Niacin: In order to lighten the skin effectively, it is important to use a broad spectrum sunscreen every day. Applying a topical cream with niacinamide (nia 24) will reduce the appearance of brown spots.

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