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A 20-year-old male asked:

How to get rid of sun tan?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Time: There is no medical or dietary means to lighten a sun tan once it has taken place on your skin. Only time will alter it - the tan will gradually fade if you avoid exposure to the sun or tanning lights. Next time try sunblocking agents if you do not desire a tan.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Time: Sun tan will fade with time. You can help the process by using a sun screen so that you are not adding to the existing tan. It is not wise to use skin lightening chemicals.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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