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My face and neck is so darker than my body.. I am using skin lightening cream.. And sometimes cleanser, toner and moisturizer..No use. Please help. ?

My face and neck is so darker than my body.. I am using skin lightening cream.. And sometimes cleanser, toner and moisturizer..No use. Please help.
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Sunscreen: If the darker areas are on the face and neck, sun is the most likely cause. You need an excellent sunscreen with SPF of about 50. I suggest looking for zinc or titanium oxide in the ingredients for the best results. If you avoid the sun and wear sunscreen every single day, your skin should gradually even out. ...Read more

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Is it ok to moisturizer it face with almond oil. Or do the at home face masks with fruit and stuff or is that bad?

Is it ok to moisturizer it face with almond oil. Or do the at home face masks with fruit and stuff or is that bad?

Not really.: I discourage my patients from using oils of any sort for moisturizing; most of the time it just plugs up oil glands and causes acne. Ditto for masks; fruit is for eating. Your local drugstore has shelves full of reasonably-priced commercial moisturizers. Look for one that says "non-comedogenic", meaning it will not (in most cases) cause acne or other oil gland problems. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best ultra hydrating moisturizer for the face?

I'm curious as to what is the best ultra hydrating moisturizer for the face?

Moisturizer for face: THERE IS NO BEST. WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT. TRY ALL OF THEM AND FIND WHICH WORKS FOR YOU. GET SAMPLES AT THE COSMETIC COUNTERS ...Read more

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How face moisturizer is different from a sunblock?|

How face moisturizer is different from a sunblock?|

Moisturizer sunblock: Moisturizers by themselves do not protect from sun and those moisturizers with sunscreen in them, do not function as well as separate sunscreens that focus their effort on filtering out the harmful ultraviolet rays that damage our skin's dna. ...Read more

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