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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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How can I lighten my skin tone at home?

How can I lighten my skin tone at home?

Skin lightening: Don't try it at home. You may overshoot the mark and be sorry at the result. See a dermatologist for help ...Read more

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How can I lighten my skin without bleaching cream?

How can I lighten my skin without bleaching cream?

Probably not: Question-why do you need to lighten your skin? Have you had major changes in your skin color or texture? If so, you may have underlying medical problems and should see a doctor. Some medical conditions show up in the skin, like an adrenal problem. Medications, like chemotherapy can cause skin color changes. If you want skin lightening for cosmetic reasons only, self-image may be a bigger problem. ...Read more

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I am black. I have dark skin. How can I lighten my skin tone with medication? Im 18 years old

I am black. I have dark skin. How can I lighten my skin tone with medication? Im 18 years old

You cannot: There are no medications that would permanently change the skin color. If there is someone who says otherwise, don't listen. I think you should be happy with dark skin. There is a number of advantages with dark skin such as no sun burn, dyscoloration would not show up easily etc. Our president is dark skinned. ...Read more

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How can I lighten the color of my skin is there any cream I can use?

How can I lighten the color of my skin is there any cream I can use?

LIGHTENING SKIN: Hydroquinone (4%) is a chemical that can lighten skin color. Most of the ones that work are prescription products and are quite expensive. You can try an over-the-counter one called ambi. This might help and it's not pricey like the others. But it's only 2% hydroquinone. ...Read more

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Can pool water cause lightening of skin?

Can pool water cause lightening of skin?

Pool water: Copper in swimming pools is known to cause green coloration in lighter hair, but no evidence to suggest it affects the skin, other than making it more dry. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: skin lightening?

Skin lightening: This term is often used to reduce hyperpigmentation or darkening of the skin. Topical creams can be used such as prescription strength hydroquinone and tretinoin. See your dermatologist for further details. ...Read more

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Are there any good skin lightening to use on my whole body?

Are there any good skin lightening to use on my whole body?

If you want to...: ...Lighten your skin tone cosmetically, a variety of otc skin lighteners are available. (avoid the foreign-made ones containing mercury, which are dangerous.) if you have vitiligo and you want to permanently bleach the skin that is not affected, benoquin (monobenzone) can be prescribed by a dermatologist. ...Read more