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How To Get Even Skin Tone On Arms
I have a medium skin tone but tan very easiy. When I do, however, I get random darker patches on my arms. This happens with or without sunscreen.
Picture helps: But many supplements can cause hyperpigmentation. Also eczema if a little red can then turn brown due to sun exposure. I would see your dermatologist and also recommend you always wear sunscreen. Other considerations include fungal infections can turn dark with sun, but with correct topicals they will clear, ...Read more
I have strange small and skin-tone bumps on my arm. They seem to be spreading. What are they and how can I get rid of them?
I have uneven skin tone in my arms. I want it to know if there is any way I can make the darker parts of my arms lighter? Can you help me?
Sun screen: Sun exposed skin will become more pigmented ...Read more
I am 16. I've noticed rapid skin changes on my face for the past 3 years. My face looks a lot darker than my arms. How can I recover my skin tone?
Protect it.: For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with a high SPF. Apply as often as needed. 2. Wears hat or other clothing to protect skin from Sun’s UV rays. 3. Try to avoid mid-day sun. A medication like hydroquinone may take months to work and usually it’s use would be limited to a particular site on the body. ...Read more
I have uneven skin tone on my arms and its really frustrating! What can I do to make it even fair like before? What soap should I use?
?: I'm not sure I completely understand the question but if you would like to prevent your skin from getting darker make sure to apply sunscreen everyday and throughout the day. Make sure not to go out into the sun between 10-4, and wear sun-safe clothing. Use sunscreens that contain either zinc or titanium, or both is better. I hope this helped :]. ...Read more
Small white bumps on my upper arms along with blotchy skin tone from very pale to very red- what is this? Can it be treated- ive had it my whole life
Concur w Dr. Juchau: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Moles?: Are you referring to a mole or generalize discoloration on the arm or in the armpit? A picture is worth 1000 words. I suggest you show it to your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
I noticed on my right arm I have 3 small areas of skin that is white & doesn't match my normal skin tone.?
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 ?
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 more
Easy fix- cosmetic from the pharmacy counter. Use a cover up lightly on the face. This will help conceal minor facial blemishes.
For medical or skin facials see a dermatologist or asthetic physician. ...Read more
I recently quit smoking how long does it takes to get original skin tone from tanned and sunexposed skin?
Skin condition-hyper pigmentation- how do I get it back to the original skin tone. Does exfoliation work?
Dark skin: There are many different reasons for skin to become hyperpigmented. Once your doctor is sure that the cause is not serious, there are several different options to lighten the area. Medications such as hydroquinone in combination with laser treatment is an effective treatment of hyperpigmented skin. ...Read more
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
Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding excessive sun exposure will let skin lighten up. One should take extra vitamin D to make up for not getting vitamin D from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening, for which a doctor can evaluate. ...Read more
Medical Questions: Having darker or non-fair skin is not a medical condition or disease. It is the unnecessary desire to change one's skin color that is the disease here. This needless worry causes significant stress and postpones the cultivation of self esteem and pride in one's self that should be part of the goal of growing up. I would wish for you better self esteem and comfort when you look in the mirror. ...Read more
Sun of a Beach!: There are many supposed causes of the problem from genetic to internal to external/environmental--and lots of hype products that say they'll cure you. That's best left to a professional, at least for a consult (a cosmetic dermatologist or aesthetician will do).And while you are waiting for your appointment, think about medications, allergies, soaps, cosmetics, junk foods, total sun exposure and vitamins ...Read more
It really doesn't: You are probably seeing the results of constriction of skin blood vessels as a response to cold exposure. ...Read more
Is it possible to get back my birth skin tone? I was at least 7 shades lighter when I was 6 months old? If possible how?
No: A baby is baby-colored, and an adult is adult-colored. It would be really odd for an adult to be the same exact color he was at birth. ...Read more
I have a tiny spot slightly darker than my skin tone on both of my breasts on the same place. Do I need to get myself checked?
No: This does not indicate any disease.Get a more detailed answer ›
See a doctor.: Most plastic surgeons and/or dermatologists can help you. Your care must be individualized, prescription topical medications can usually improve your skin appearance. ...Read more
Uneven skin tone due to the use of hydroquinone cream....How to get my normal skin tone...I am really very afraid?
See a dermatologist: Use sunscreen and fake tan cream, give it a few weeks. ...Read more