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My face and neck is so darker than my body.. I am using skin lightening cream.. And sometimes cleanser, toner and moisturizer..No use. Please help. ?

My face and neck is so darker than my body.. I am using skin lightening cream.. And sometimes cleanser, toner and moisturizer..No use. Please help.
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Sunscreen: If the darker areas are on the face and neck, sun is the most likely cause. You need an excellent sunscreen with SPF of about 50. I suggest looking for zinc or titanium oxide in the ingredients for the best results. If you avoid the sun and wear sunscreen every single day, your skin should gradually even out. ...Read more

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Dr. Catherine Carroll
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Skin Lightening (Definition)

This term is often used to reduce hyperpigmentation or darkening of the skin. Topical creams can be used such as prescription strength hydroquinone and tretinoin. See your ...Read more


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Are there any good skin lightening to use on my whole body?

Are there any good skin lightening to use on my whole body?

If you want to...: ...Lighten your skin tone cosmetically, a variety of otc skin lighteners are available. (avoid the foreign-made ones containing mercury, which are dangerous.) if you have vitiligo and you want to permanently bleach the skin that is not affected, benoquin (monobenzone) can be prescribed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My inner thighs are really black as compared to the rest of my body. I am of African descent. Is there any safe skin lightening cream I could use?

My inner thighs are really black as compared to the rest of my body. I am of African descent. Is there any safe skin lightening cream I could use?

Follow Dermatology: If you are trying to lighten areas of your skin the best way to treat your skin is having a Dermatologist prescribe a safe cream for you. While there are many Over the Counter medications, there can be risk to using lightening creams. Be careful when using these creams and use them under the direction of a physician ...Read more

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My face and neck is so darker than my body.. I am using skin lightening cream.. And sometimes cleanser, toner and moisturizer..No use. Please help. ?

Sunscreen: If the darker areas are on the face and neck, sun is the most likely cause. You need an excellent sunscreen with SPF of about 50. I suggest looking for zinc or titanium oxide in the ingredients for the best results. If you avoid the sun and wear sunscreen every single day, your skin should gradually even out. ...Read more

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Is there a laser skin lightening treatment available in the US that can make brown skin into pale skin throughout the whole body? What is it called?

Is there a laser skin lightening treatment available in the US that can make brown skin into pale skin throughout the whole body? What is it called?

No: Beyonce's color is fine, Nicole's color is fine, and everyone else's color is fine. We do not have a laser booth for darker people to hop into, turn on a few buttons, and hop out a hour later with a lighter shade of skin. You can do the opposite and get a total body spray tan... but it's hard to make that look natural. Also, why the desire for a different color? Is it for fun, as in using make-up? ...Read more

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Is there a good tropical skin lightening creme? Meeting my betrothed soon.

Is there a good tropical skin lightening creme? Meeting my betrothed soon.

Prescription: Otc are limited to 2 percent hydroquinone with limited results. Prescription strength is more effective as well as medium chemical peel which can lighten dark areas in one week. See vi perl. ...Read more

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Want my tan lines to go away. Is there any stores with skin lightening products for your body?

Want my tan lines to go away. Is there any stores with skin lightening products for your body?

Self tanner, time: Try using a self-tanner on the pale areas of skin to reduce the color difference. Prevent worsening by protecting all areas of your skin from the sun using protective clothing, seeking shade, and using broad spectrum sunblock on exposed skin. Bleaching creams are more hazardous than these solutions, and not recommended. ...Read more

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Is it bad for meto use skin lightening creams?

Is it bad for meto use skin lightening creams?

Could be: Here is some suggestion that some creams may increase your risk for skin cancer. They certainly make your skin more vulnerable to sun damage so sunblock should always be used with skin lightened ...Read more

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I need a good skin lightening product for getting rid of red marks ?

I need a good skin lightening product for getting rid of red marks ?

Skin lightener: Getting rid of red marks? Placquin is a skin lightener. But red skin ? Is it a birthmark? You may check with your dr. ...Read more