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How to get rid of freckles?

How to get rid of freckles?

I wouln't try it: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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How can I get rid of freckles safely?

How can I get rid of freckles safely?

Laser or ipl: Freckles can be lightened but not totally eliminated with laser safely. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles on face?

How can I get rid of freckles on face?

I wouldn't try it: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of freckles on your face ?

Freckles: It is possible to remove freckles with a q switched nd-yag laser. It would be a cosmetic treatment, not covered by insurance and not inexpensive. It is a little tricky to be able to see the freckles when you have the special colored glasses your need to wear when operating the laser, so you have to take them on and off and it takes a lot of time.. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles/ eliminate them?

How can I get rid of freckles/ eliminate them?

Enjoy them: Freckles can be endearing. Some beautiful movie stars are noted for their freckles. Sun exposure is a major factor but you should not become a recluse. Vampires never go in the sun, normal people just use sunscreen. Celebrate who you are. ...Read more

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How to get rid of freckles naturally at home?

How to get rid of freckles naturally at home?

Not a good idea!: Freckles are naturally occurring skin lesions. Any attempt to remove them by home remedies is not recommended, potentially harmful to you and most likely will result in skin that looks "worse" than skin with freckles. Very fair skin and freckles (such as in northern Europeans) can increase risk of melanoma. However, south Asians with tan skin have reduced risk of melanoma, even with freckles. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles caused by the sun?

You can't: at least not in a good way. Stay out of the sun if you don't like them. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. ...Read more

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Please help! how do I get rid of freckles at home?

Why do you ask?: I wouldn't do it. They're endearing. Many people like them. If you try freckle removers, you risk disfiguring yourself. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is a way to get rid of freckles?

I need to know if there is a way to get rid of freckles?

Yes: There are skin bleaches that will remove your freckles and leave at least some visible damage to your skin. Some people actually mutilate their faces with this stuff. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, ...Read more

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How do I get rid of freckles on my face?

How do I get rid of freckles on my face?

Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more