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What is the best way to get rid of dark skin pigmentation on upper lip, is there any natural way except for applying limes/lemons I am black&female?

What is the best way to get rid of dark skin pigmentation on upper lip, is there any natural way except for applying limes/lemons I am black&female?

Not natural: You have melasma, which is caused by the sun, hormones ( including the bcp) and other reasons that we do not understand. It is usually treated with bleaching creams and the constant use of a sunblock which has titanium dioxide or zinc oxide in it. ...Read more

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How long can it take to get rid of my dark skin pigmentation?

How long can it take to get rid of my dark skin pigmentation?

Depends: If from sun, will fade over winter (recent sun) . If from trauma will also fade. Other wise may need a bleaching cream or laser tx-would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have pigmentation on my face and back. What measures should I take to get rid of these dark spots and get even skin color?

I have pigmentation on my face and back. What measures should I take to get rid of these dark spots and get even skin color?

Hydroquinone: One of the most effective treatments for "skin stains", or darkening of the skin after acne, is hydroquinone. It is available without a prescription in 2% strength and should be applied twice daily to the dark spots only, not the surrounding normal skin. Some formulations contain glycolic acid, which help as well. It often takes 6 or more weeks to see any improvement. ...Read more

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I have dark under-eye circles w/skin pigmentation, which appeared late childhood. What can I do to get rid of them? I tried 3 sessions of IPL before.

I have dark under-eye circles w/skin pigmentation, which appeared late childhood. What can I do to get rid of them? I tried 3 sessions of IPL before.

More Information: This could be everything from a skin disorder to nose allergies, to sleep deprivation. You should see your doctor to evaluate for these things. Also, my sisters and spouse swear by Sephora's erase paste for this. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pigmentation?

How to get rid of pigmentation?

Genetics/DNA: It all depends, but if you want to change your skin completely that is impossible and not a wise endeavor. If you have a blemish then there are some surgical and laser options that a good dermatologist may have ideas and expertise to manage. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pigmentation ?

How can I get rid of pigmentation ?

Pigmentation: Sewe a dermatologist and see if bleaching or lasers might help you with the pigmentation. ...Read more

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I have pigmentation on my cheeks, how to get rid of it?

Inside or outside?: If you have pigmentation on the outside of your cheeks, see a dermatologist. If you have pigmentation on the inside of your cheeks see a general dentist or oral surgeon for a diagnosis. It may be benign or cancerous and should be evaluated, especially if it is new or changing in size or texture. ...Read more

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I have pigmentation on both cheeks, how do I get rid of them.

I have pigmentation on both cheeks, how do I get rid of them.

Photo: This is a question which would demand a photograph. Your interpretation of pigmentation may be a lot different than mine. You either need to do an individual consultation and submit a photo or see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to get rid of skin pigmentation?

What are natural ways to get rid of skin pigmentation?

You would: You would have to see a dermatologist to have this answered because your problem may not be treatable. ...Read more