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Desonide Cream And Skin Whitening
Meladerm: In order to naturally fade dark skin spots and obtain an even complexion, you must dedicate time and patience to the process. When combined with exfoliation agents, Meladerm® often provides initial results within 2 weeks of use, however, full results generally take 2-3 months and vary based on the individual's specific skin physiology and condition. ...Read more
Skin lightening: Both melaglow and kojovit has the same active ingredient kojoic acid, any additional crms might be helpful in preventing dryness, whatever works for you is the best product for you. ...Read more
Please don't: If you try to lighten your skin, you will eventually disfigure yourself. In the usa, judging another by skin color is considered the height of ignorance, and I expect that this will soon be the norm worldwide as it should be. Looking good for a man is much more about being lean, having some muscle, and above all carrying yourself well and being a decent person. ...Read more
Skin lightening: There are numerous topical agents which can lighten the color of skin. The agent chosen for any given individual will depend on a y variety of factors. I strongly suggest that you consult with someone who has expertise in both the medical and laser treatment of skin lightning to learn what your options are ...Read more
Yes, but not good:
You can get otc bleach cream but it is limited to only 1-2% hydroquinone (bleaching agent). For effective skin lightening one needs greater than 6%.
This must be through a doctor that treats hyper-pigmentation because there are very special rules and precautions that must be followed. ...Read more
Am from India and I have an oily and dull skin am looking for a fairness and skin whitening creams on medical level which r effective and don't have si?
My sense is that your issues will vary between the time you left India and when you first saw a doctor in your new city. Why are you looking for skin whitening creams?
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Hello sir I used melas skin whitening cream from last two days and today I got dead layer of skin with redness. What should I do now? I'm so worried.
Skin Cream: Skin creams contain many ingredients and everyone's skin reacts differently. If you notice irritation and redness with a new skin cream, it could be from a reaction to one of the ingredients. Discontinuing the cream will likely improve the irritation. ...Read more
Skin whitening cream: I would ask a Dr in your location what they prefer and have had the best luck with. As far as I know none have been tested for safety and effectiveness. And some contain mercury. ...Read more
Hi guys. I have REALLY orange skin from pumpkin overload, im still eating it. Do you know if skin whitening cream will help get rid of the orange?
I have natural medium brown skin and used a skin whitening cream with hydroquinone to whiten my skin a year ago. Is it permanent? Can I suntan my skin
Skin whitening cream: People who have areas of darker skin, often try to lighten the darker areas so all their skin is the same color. This can be done by using skin lightening creams, sometimes called skin bleaching creams. They almost always contain the chemical hydroquinone, and you can buy this cream with 2% without a prescription. They are safe, and rarely cause irritation. They take a long time to work. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will my skin be safe in the future if I used hydroquinone and another skin whitening cream called meladerm to lighten my skin tone about 2 years ago?
Melanin: Melanin is the pigment which gives skin its color. Melanin produced in discreet areas results in darker spots in those areas. Skin lightening agents, such as hydroquinone, work to block production of melanin so that the skin gradually loses its pigment and lightens over a period while hydroquinone is used. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: Please don't try to change the natural color of your skin. Even if you live among people who are so ignorant that they judge others by skin color, you won't be happy with the result and you risk disfiguring yourself. Here in the US, which sets world trends, each person cherishes the particular skin tone that nature gave them. Work on other aspects of looking good (fitness, conditioning). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening. ...Read more