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Can Palmer's cocoa butter everyone fade cream be used after using tretinion cream to help fade dark spots?

Can Palmer's cocoa butter everyone fade cream be used after using tretinion cream to help fade dark spots?

Dark spots: The vanishing cream is supposed to lighten up dark spots andcan be used after tretinion cream ...Read more

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Does shea butter cream make one darker and remove stretch marks? Or does it just maintain skin colour?

Does shea butter cream make one darker and remove stretch marks? Or does it just maintain skin colour?

Shea butter: Is primarily used to keep the skin most, especially in dry winter weather. It has no long lasting impact on skin color as far as I know. Peace and good health. Vitamin E oil on scars can be helpful. ...Read more

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I have hyper pigmentation around my mouth/lips and a dark circle spot next to it. I have sensitive skin and I'm allergic to peanut butter or any type?

Sun block is key: Skin lighteners such as kojic acid, hydroquinone, and plant extracts should only be used if proper sun protection is used. Over the counter products are safe and generally contain 2% kojic acid which limit their effectiveness. They work by blocking the production of melanin which is the natural pigment in the skin cells. Always check with a dermatologist to make sure there are no contraindications. ...Read more

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What I you do against dark spots on my body?

What I you do against dark spots on my body?

Fade cream: If they are from past mosquite bites or healed rash, try over the counter fade cream, hydroquinone, otherwise, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are dark spots on chest?

See a dermatologist: Please see a dermatologist to make sure they are not skin cancers. ...Read more

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Can tanning cover dark spots?

Can tanning cover dark spots?

Just less contrast: Tanning is a mistake to try to cover dark spots. The dark spots can also get darker with increased pigment. Tanning just some times makes the contrast less noticeable for a short time. Address the biologic reason for the dark spots. If they are nevi, then tanning can increase the risk of skin cancer. Chemical lighteners or laser can work on certain pigmented areas. Pregnancy hormones can darken. ...Read more

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Small dark spots on chest a lot of them?

Small dark spots on chest a lot of them?

Depends: Not clear on your question nor timing of the "spots." most brown spots on the chest are from sun damage and form over time. Others are harmless age spots. Some are actually dark purple blood vessel growths, which are also harmless. Occasionally, some rashes can look like dark spots. If you are worried or if they are sudden onset they should be looked at by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to eliminate dark spots in the face?

How to eliminate dark spots in the face?

Depends: If you have uneven skin tone, try a mask/exfoliator to gently lift off dead skin. You can try natural products to lighten the skin, this is usually caused by sun exposure - and it accelerates if you are using acne medicine and aren't wearing sunscreen or a hat. ...Read more

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How can I reduce dark spots on the face?

How can I reduce dark spots on the face?

Many options: There are many options including using topical creams such as bleaching creams (hydroquinone, kojic acid, elure), microdermabrasion, glycolic acid peels, salicylic acid peels, chemical peels, lasers (noninvasive lasers such as ktp laser work the best with least side-effects, ruby, alexandrite, nd:yag lasers), invasive lasers (co2, erbium, fractional co2, fraxel), ipl (intense pulsed light). ...Read more

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Can I use microdermabrasion for dark spots?

Can I use microdermabrasion for dark spots?

Partial treatment: True microdermabrasion versus dermabrasion does not fully extend down to the dermis where one must go to eliminate the vast majority of dark spots. However microdermabrasion may help some of the dark spots caused by superficial epidermal lesions and may help the penetration of other medications such as retin a, (tretinoin) hydroquinone, kojic acid and other bleaching agents which may lie deeper in the epiderm. ...Read more

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How long dark spots from insect bites last?

How long dark spots from insect bites last?

About 6 months: The post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (dark spots) after insect bites, acne pimples, etc. May last for about 6 months. You should use sunblock to prevent them from getting darker. ...Read more

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What causes dark spots in your visual field?

What causes dark spots in your visual field?

Floaters: It depends on what condition you have. Most of the time this occurs as you age. The vitrous in your eye shrinks and can sometimes detach from the retina. If the back part of the vitrous falls into your line of sight you may see spots or even spider webs ...Read more

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I bent down and felt faint and saw dark spots?

I bent down and felt faint and saw dark spots?

Any medications?: Generally blood pressure medications can cause lightheadedness with sudden change in posture such as bending and straightening up. This can also cause blurred vision and spots. If it happens repeatedly review your medications with your doctor and check blood pressure in sitting and standing posture. If not on any meds you need a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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How to reduce or remove dark spots from face?

How to reduce or remove dark spots from face?

Fade cream!: You don't mention what the spots are from. For simple freckles (more likely in a 25 year old male) all the way to age spots in the elderly, try porcelana or ambi. Both contain the active ingredient 2% hydroquinone. Double strength is available by prescription. Give it 4 weeks, using according to the label diretions. ...Read more

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What can be used to fade dark spots on black skin?

What can be used to fade dark spots on black skin?

Lasers, creams: There are lasers that can safely reduce hyper pigmentation. There are prescription skin lightening agents that can also be of benefit. Chemical peels specially formulated for dark spots also are helpful. ...Read more

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What product is best for fading dark spots on dark?

What product is best for fading dark spots on dark?

Depends on the spot: Fading dark spots on dark skin is difficult and dependent on what caused the dark spot in the 1st place., how long it has been there, and where in the skin (depth) it is. Best advice is to see a dermatologist who can evaluate the pigmentary changes and help provide the best treatment options (bleaching agent, lasers, surgery, tincture of time etc.). Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the best way to clear dark spots on the skin?

What's the best way to clear dark spots on the skin?

Topical lighteners: That contain Hydroquinone work well, or agents with licorice or jessner's solution. If OTC products don't clear your dark spots, consider seeing dermatologist for prescription strength lighteners or possibly laser treaments ...Read more

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