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How can I reduce melanin in my skin?

How can I reduce melanin in my skin?

Melanin reduction: Civant skin care has been in business for several years and their product meladerm is the most widely known skin lightener on the market. The formula has the strongest available concentrations of ingredients for over-the-counter use and is recommended by professionals worldwide. ...Read more

Melanin (Definition)

This is the normal dark pigment of the body which gives it its color and sunprotection as well. Albinos may lack this pigment and have significant health consequences due to that. Some internal organs or color with melanin such as the choroid of the eye and the meninges of the brain. Melanin producing cells can cause ...Read more


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How do you reduce melanin in our skin?

How do you reduce melanin in our skin?

Don't try: Apart from wearing a good sunscreen, please don't try to lighten your complexion. In the US, which sets the trends for the rest of the world, judging someone by their skin color, is regarded as the height of ignorance. Anyone trying to lighten their skin will be criticized harshly by their peers. Try skin bleaches and you are likely to disfigure yourself. Embrace your genetics and what Nature gave ...Read more

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Are there any medications that could reduce melanin in your skin?

Probably not: There are bleaching creams available to reduce the skin pigment but they need to be used regularly and are only partly effective. Chemicals such as phenol can destroy the melanin-producting cells altogether by inducing a chemical burn- however that's probably something you won't want. I don't know if the late Michael Jackson' dermatologist or plastic surgeon has other tricks in his bag or not. ...Read more

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Which foods/vitamins reduces skin melanin production for whitining and glowing skin?

Which foods/vitamins reduces skin melanin production for whitining and glowing skin?

Embrace who you are: You're in your physical prime and the last thing you need is to let somebody make you unhappy over the color that nature and your genes gave you. Nothing's going to make your skin "glow" -- that's language from ads targeting suckers. Diet won't change your skin color, if you try bleaches you can disfigure yourself, and 95% of a man's looks are about fitness. Lance Gross (photo) isn't complaining. ...Read more

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I am having melanin in my skin by birth. Can I reduce my color complex?

I am having melanin in my skin by birth. Can I reduce my color complex?

No: By heritage the Indian people have a darker complexion. There is not a good treatment to do this and there is no permanent method of lightening the skin.
You are what you are.
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How can I reduce melanin from the face skin as it is becoming darken day by day.?

Very important: It is very important to protect skin from sunlight. Sunlight keeps skin dark. You need a dermatologist tto put yyou on a treatment program. Probably need a. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the growth of melanin to make my skin brighter?

Avoid tanning: Skin pigmentation is accelerated by uv light. Avoid the sun when possible and use potent sunblock if you must be in the sun. ...Read more

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Intake of which food/vitamins reduces skin melanin production for whitening and glowing skin?

Intake of which food/vitamins reduces skin melanin production for whitening and glowing skin?

See below: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco in any form and do not take any more than one drink on a given day. But do not expect any of this to lighten your skin. ...Read more

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Does melanin in the skin prevent cancer?

Does melanin in the skin prevent cancer?

Yes, but partially: All skin colors can develop skin cancer but it is most common in lighter skin individuals. Skin cancer is less common in africans although they do develop skin cancer occasionally on the lip and sole and palms where there is less melanin. Even darker skin individuals should be examined as part of their exams for signs of skin cancer. ...Read more

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How to increase the melanin in body skin?

No Safe Way: Content is genetically determined. Increase in melanin is an injury reaction to sun (uv) exposure, or from tanning beds. Never advisable to do this as long term effects result in aging and skin cancer. Self tanning creams or sprays add color to the skin, and while not perfect, are safe. ...Read more

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How do you stop your skin from producing melanin?

How do you stop your skin from producing melanin?

Depends: On what you're treating. If you are having issues with darker patches of skin those are often due to overproduction of melanin in the epidermis layer of skin you can try a skin lightening topical cream to inhibit the major enzyme that helps produce melanin. If the issue is deeper in the skin in dermis only laser has been shown to help. Neither are absolute guarantee to stop making melanin completely ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is a way to erase the melanin from my skin?

Please tell me if there is a way to erase the melanin from my skin?

Don't be a fool: Make the most of who you are. The quality of your character is important. Lift your chin, SMILE, and the world will smile with you. Make a genuine effort to improve yourself every day. Do something kind and considerate every day. The amount of melanin in your skin is not relevant. ...Read more

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Is tanning an increase of melanin, or skin burning?

Both.: Tanning is your skin's way of telling you it is absorbing too much sunlight, and it's trying to protect itself from sunburn and skin cancer by making extra melanin to block the ultraviolet rays. You can help by applying a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion (spf 50 or higher) every morning. ...Read more

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What does Accutane do with the production of melanin in our skin?

What does Accutane do with the production of melanin in our skin?

Does not effect: Accutane has no effect on melanin production. It decreases sebum production which leads to smaller pore sizes and less oil in skin. ...Read more

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My skin colour is dark black. Bt I want to have a fair & glorious skin. Melanin is only reason for darkening skin. How to decrease melanin secretion?

My skin colour is dark black. Bt I want to have a fair & glorious skin. Melanin is only reason for darkening skin. How to decrease melanin secretion?

You ARE glorious!: Melissa, don't try to change the skin color that Nature gave you. If you try to bleach your skin, you will mutilate yourself & people will disapprove. In the US, which sets trends for the world, judging a person by their skin color is considered the height of ignorance. Being physically fit, having good life and social skills, and embracing who you are make for beauty. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to return melanin to hypopigmentation skin?

What are natural ways to return melanin to hypopigmentation skin?

Depends: If hypopigmentation is from trauma, then tincture of time will work. Very light sun exposure will help but be careful not to burn. Self tanning creams are preferred to sun exposure, however. If from vitiligo, then best coordinate with a dermatologist ...Read more

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How could skin change color without a change in melanin production?

Spray tan: There are several brands in every pharmacy. Overload with silver or iron cause peculiar color changes. Swimming in grape juice works for me. ...Read more

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