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Even Skin Tone
Exfoliate: The best way to improve your skin tone over your whole body would be to use an exfoliating cream. My personal favorite is a cream containing Glycolic acid, but lactic acid works as well. These can be purchased over the counter, online or from your local dermatologist/cosmetic physician's office. Physical exfoliates (loofah, microbeads) can help, but not as well as a chemical exfoliant. ...Read more
Make up: Make up is the quickest way to even tone- would recommend dermablend if it's really bad. Lasers, hydroquinones, and other bleaching agents can help. Dr. Joel cohen in denver is near you & would be able to assist, as could dr. Cathy carretero. ...Read more
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See a Dermatologist : Skin lighteners contain an active ingredient or a combination of ingredients that reduces the amount of melanin in the skin where it is applied. The most widely used ingredient in skin lighteners sold in the U.S. Is hydroquinone. The fda regulates the use of hydroquinone the U.S. Otc cream can contain up to 2% hydroquinone. Dermatologists can write prescriptions for up to 4% creams. ...Read more
I want to even my skin tone , what is the best ways to even skin tone.Throw diet or any medical recommendiatons?
Melasma: Hyperpigmentation is the most common complaint cosmetically in a dermatologist's office. Sunscreen and protection from uv light is key. A prescription cream containing hydroquinone also can help block the activity in the pigment cells of the skin. With the help of a dermatologist, a regime of chemical peels appropriate to your skin type can help also. ...Read more
What diet would you suggest if your trying to maintain beautiful flawless look and to even skin tone in the process without using harsh chemicals?
Gall bladder: If gall bladder is healthy skin will look flawless called http://qnlabs.Com they have gallbladder protocol runs for 4 months. On face use Ascorbic Acid scrub will help skin nourishment available online by biotics http://www.Amazon.Com/gp/aw/d/b0014mh628/ref=redir_mdp_mobile. ...Read more
What are some great creams/lotion for the whole body to even skin tone on Black women that aren't harmful?
Hypoallergenic crea: It depends on if the dark tone was caused by the adverse effects of a skin condition. In general, everybody's skin chemistry is different, so a cream may work well for one person but not the other. If you tend to have dry skin; lotions like cetaphil, aveeno, eucerin, aquaphor can be useful. If you are looking to heal skin from dry conditions like eczema, aloe Vera based creams can be used. ...Read more
I want to have an flawless, even skin tone. I got dark olive skin tone with pigmentation and discoloration.Help?
I have red, blotchy skin on certain parts of my body that i really want to get rid of. It isn't bumpy, just red. How can I get more even skin tone?
Cause of botching?: To get more even skin tone (other than masking it) , it is important to know what is causing the red blotchy skin- an infection? Allergic reaction?Autoimmune cause? By doing so, it can be treated appropriately. Your doctor can help get a referral to a dermatologist depending on the specific details of your case. ...Read more
How can I get even skin tone naturally becauseits red and I want my skin to glow too because my skin looks stressed. I have sensitive skin. Thank you ?
Allergies: You may have rosacea, food sensitivity, or environmental sensitivity. Avoid foods that cause a flare in you. Use a sunblock if sun is a factor. A good moisturizer such as eucerin redness re ief will decrease redness. You can also try one per cent Hydrocortisone cream for a few days along with moisturizer and sunblock. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Iam a black female , my complexion is medium light but i want to lighten my skin a few shades lighter and have an even skin tone , I prefer a doctors opinion since my goal is to have a clear yellowish glowing tone in a safe way and i do not know what to
Don'tFutzWithTheFace: I've seen so many disasters or near-disasters with this topic that I urge you to see a really knowledgeable specialist in the field of dermatology or plastic surgery. Do a lot of research and get a few opinions. If you can't afford to do that, then it won't be worth doing something else. There are commercial products out there that might help but I'd get a professional opinion about them. ...Read more
If hydroquinone 2% burns my skin so easily, and even darkened it a little, would skin laser be a bad option for me to remove spots and even skin tone?
Depends: Hydroquinone usually does not irritate the skin and thus one of the ingredients in the cream may be the culprit. As for skin laser, one needs to be cautious to use it on people with dark complexion and pre-treatment hydroquinone is one way to reduce the burning and scarring. Talk to the doctor giving the laser Rx and ask these questions. ...Read more
Got a burn on my face month ago from charcoal grill. Using lucoid. What to use to help even skin tone and get rid of dark streak on cheek?
Burn scar: You are still early in the overall healing process, but it certainly sounds like you'll scar. One thing commonly used that helps with wound healing is vitamin e oil. This can help the scar heal and fade. There are a variety if other scar minimizing ointments or preparations. Sometimes, if the scar is quite large, you could have the scar revised, but usually we let the wound heal for a year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer