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A 54-year-old female asked:

Is a face cream and hand lotion containing hydroquinone safe to use everyday?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
That is a good ?: There is controversy over use of hydroquinones. I believe they are safe, but i recommend they be used four-6 months on and then a break taken for a month. There is no great data to support need for break so it's more habit. HQ is found in nature and products we use regularly as well, so yes I believe in the right conditions it is a great medicine
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