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My skin colour is very dark and I want to lighten it. Can I use l-glutathione if yes then how many tablet per day I should take. My age is 17.

Skin lightener: For l-glutathione to work you need high doses of the pill for it to work. Considering your age I would advise against it since we don't know its long term attacks. ...Read more

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I had a cut on my leg and I was silly and picked the scab. Now the skin is dark purple and it's stayed like that for ages. What can help? Thank you vm

I had a cut on my leg and I was silly and picked the scab. Now the skin is dark purple and it's stayed like that for ages. What can help? Thank you vm

It would be helpful: It would be helpful to see the wound. It may have a secondary infection or other problems which inhibit wound healing how long since you picked scab. Let me know. ...Read more

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I am from tamil nadu. I am 24 age. I am little dark and also have a combination skin. Suggest good lightening cream, toner, cleanser, sunsc moisturizer?

I am from tamil nadu. I am 24 age. I am little dark and also have a combination skin. Suggest good lightening cream, toner, cleanser, sunsc moisturizer?

Pangea organics: I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://bit. Ly/146axow. ...Read more

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Am an 18 yr old boy, who has a dark skin, but both of my parents have fair to white skin. So will my complexion change with age or something else?

Am an 18 yr old boy, who has a dark skin, but both of my parents have fair to white skin. So will my complexion change with age or something else?

Only temporarily: After reaching adulthood, skin will still get darker from sun exposure but will get lighter when staying away from sunshine. Most children have a skin color that is a blend of his parents' skin colors, but a child can also have a skin color that is different than his parents' colors. One can ask his pediatrician during his annual check-ups, if there is anything to worry about. ...Read more

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Are there any laser skin treatments for age spots? I'm looking for a way to get rid of the dark spots on my face for good. I stay out of the sun and exfoliate regularly, but nothing seems to help. I don't want a temporary solution. Would laser skin treatm

Are there any laser skin treatments for age spots? I'm looking for a way to get rid of the dark spots on my face for good. I stay out of the sun and exfoliate regularly, but nothing seems to help. I don't want a temporary solution. Would laser skin treatm

Yes: Intense pulsed light (ipl) is a quick and effective way to fade unwanted skin pigment with little downtime. Permanent removal of unwanted skin pigment is much more difficult without permanently affecting the rest of your skin's natural skin color. Ipl followed by good skin care, sun protection and use of hydroquinone can extend the results of treatment but periodic touch-ups will be necessary. ...Read more

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Melasma or dark patches on face Showed many doctors nothing works Discolred chin area No rash Dry skin Age 42 Half uterus removed no period?

Melasma or dark patches on face Showed many doctors nothing works Discolred chin area No rash Dry skin Age 42 Half uterus removed no period?

You might consider..: Microneedling is the process where small needles are used to penetrate the epidermis and the dermis, creating micro pores that allow deeper application of certain topical medications, such as lightening agents. Some patients have had good results with evening out skin tone, reduction of fine lines/wrinkles, and even improvement of scars and stretch marks. ...Read more

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My skin looks older than age?

My skin looks older than age?

Always tan?: If you are tan all the time your skin can look older than you are. ...Read more

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Why does the sun darken skin?

Why does the sun darken skin?

Reaction: The sun reacts with the melanin already in your skin. Depending on your genetic makeup and race will determine how dark you will get. You have to have enough of the melanin in you skin for it to react to the sun and to get tan or darker skin tone. Some people only blister and peel but do not have enough melanin to actually tan. ...Read more

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Why does skin get dry with age?

Why does skin get dry with age?

Natural aging: That is part of natural aging but can be exagerated bytoo much exposure to sun, not drinking enough water, and not moisturising the skin, usin soaps that dry the skin of its natural moisture. ...Read more

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I have dark pigmentaion on skin?

I have dark pigmentaion on skin?

Dark pigmentation: Very common u dermatologist can take care of them. ...Read more

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Hot room can cause skin to darken?

Hot room...: ...Will cause flushing and sweating as your body tries to get rid of excess heat. The flushing will stop when you leave the room and cool off. Heat will not change your skin color. ...Read more

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How can I avoid my skin from aging?

How can I avoid my skin from aging?

Stay out of the sun.: The sun is responsible for most of the skin changes we associate with aging. If you don't believe it, look at the difference between the changes on your face & where the sun never shines. Buy a good broad-spectrum sunscreen with an spf of 30 or higher and apply it every day, year-round, whether you plan to be out in the sun or not. As years go by you will look younger than your sunbathing friends. ...Read more

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What causes my skin to change with age?

What causes my skin to change with age?

Sunlight and gene: Genetics are the main force of causing aging. Sunlight, particualrly the uva, is the main force other than gene causing aged-look. ...Read more

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Could people's skin change as they age?

Could people's skin change as they age?

Yes: Our skin often loses elasticity as we age. Wrinkles/ lines may appear. Somehow, I think you are asking about a different type of change. If so, please re-submit and clarify the question. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the best anti aging herb for skin?

EASY: NONE. Such a thing does not exist except in the claims of unscrupulous people who prefer to be con men rather than work for an honest living. They prey on gullible people eager to buy miracles. DON'T BE A SUCKER. Whenever you see "all natural" or "herbal" or "homeopathic" or "amazing! " you will know for sure it is a scam. ...Read more

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How can you reverse aging through skin care?

How can you reverse aging through skin care?

Skin rejuvenation: No smoking, sunscreen and safe sun precautions, Retin-A prescription and possibly antioxidants such as revale, tns essential serum with dermal collagen (fibroblast) growth factors, and elure skin lightening cream. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ageing of the skin?

Wrinkles: With aging, skin loses some of its elasticity, hydration, collagen and the epithelial lining may be thinned. These changes produce the symptom of fine and not so fine wrinkles. Aging may also be associated with changes in pigmentation, "liver spots" and development of seborrheic lesions in the form of warty growths. ...Read more

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Why does your skin get discolored as you age?

Sun damage.: The vast majority of age-related skin discoloration is due to the sun. Even a few minutes of sun exposure daily, over a number of years, can cause it. Apply a good, broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion ever day, whether you expect to be in the sun or not. The discoloration will slowly fade, or your dermatologist can recommend one of many treatments to even out your skin tone. ...Read more

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What age does the skin stop being so elastic?

Genetics: Skin elasticity is a function of genetics and photo aging. In other words your genes matter but so does your behavior throughout your life. The more sun exposure you get the more uva exposure...This accelerates the breakdown of collagen and elastin, the fibers responsible for elasticity. ...Read more

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How can the natural ageing process affect the skin?

Aging skin: V'ed elastin & collagen lead to less elasticity. Skin is
more fragile & bruises more easily. ...Read more

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Please tell me some ways to keep my skin from aging?

Sun protection: Some things you have no control over such as all the sun exposure you have had in your 45 years. However, you can still reduce aging by using sunscreen regularly. Smoking can also add to the premature aging one can see as can overdoing it with alcohol. Seeing a dermatologist can also help you determine what other things may help improve the quality of you skin. ...Read more

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Could freckle stop forming on skin as a person ages?

Could freckle stop forming on skin as a person ages?

Yes: Freckles can fade with aging and new ones are not always forming. Use sunscreen to avoid letting them enlarge and become sun spots and sun damage. ...Read more

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Is it possible to head change its shape at age of 18?

Is it possible to head change its shape at age of 18?

Usually not: The skull does not ordinarily change its shape at age 18, so the head seldom changes shape. The soft tissue of the head (muscles, fat, etc.) may change, of course. The disease acromegaly can cause change in the shape of the skull. ...Read more