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A 42-year-old member asked:

How can i get paler skin/rid of tan?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Tan: Wear sunscreen while your tan naturally fades.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

What is best way to get rid of a tan on your skin?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Best option: is to allow it to fade naturally. For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with a high SPF. Apply as often as needed. 2. Wears hat or other clothing to protect skin from Sun’s UV rays. 3. Try to avoid mid-day sun.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

How do I get rid of tan (my skin has turned brown because of tan)?

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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 26 years experience
Time: If your tan is simply from sun exposure then it will fade in time. And since it looks like you live in ohio the intensity of the sun will be reducing as we enter the winter. Still, clothing and sunscreen (on your face) to protect yourself will help this along, though it will be gradual.
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A 39-year-old member asked:

How can you get paler skin naturally?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Less tan: For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with a high SPF. Apply as often as needed. 2. Wears hat or other clothing to protect skin from Sun’s UV rays. 3. Try to avoid mid-day sun. A medication like hydroquinone may take months to work and usually it’s use would be limited to a particular area of the body.
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