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A 16-year-old male asked:

My skin color is originally white but i got a bit tanned during the summer. can i restore my skin color by putting aloe vera gel daily and eating food with antioxidants and also put sun cream when im outside or i just need the winter to do his thing?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Using sunscreen will prevent additional tanning. Otherwise it would be better to let nature take its course for the pigmentation to fade with time. Antioxidant intake is unlikely to change the course. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs.
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