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How to eliminate dark spots in the face?

How to eliminate dark spots in the face?

Depends: If you have uneven skin tone, try a mask/exfoliator to gently lift off dead skin. You can try natural products to lighten the skin, this is usually caused by sun exposure - and it accelerates if you are using acne medicine and aren't wearing sunscreen or a hat. ...Read more

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How can I reduce dark spots on the face ?

How can I reduce dark spots on the face ?

Many options: There are many options including using topical creams such as bleaching creams (hydroquinone, kojic acid, elure), microdermabrasion, glycolic acid peels, salicylic acid peels, chemical peels, lasers (noninvasive lasers such as ktp laser work the best with least side-effects, ruby, alexandrite, nd:yag lasers), invasive lasers (co2, erbium, fractional co2, fraxel), ipl (intense pulsed light). ...Read more

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How to reduce or remove dark spots from face ?

How to reduce or remove dark spots from face ?

Fade cream!: You don't mention what the spots are from. For simple freckles (more likely in a 25 year old male) all the way to age spots in the elderly, try porcelana or ambi. Both contain the active ingredient 2% hydroquinone. Double strength is available by prescription. Give it 4 weeks, using according to the label diretions. ...Read more

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How to get fair complxion and dark spots from my face

How to get fair complxion  and dark spots from my  face

Avoid sun: I would need to know your complexion type. If fair skinned the most important thing is a good sunscreen with zinc and/ or titanium. Topical hydroquinone, retinol, retin a (tretinoin). These may take months to work. Lasers and chemical peels are very good at removing the dark spots and refreshing your skin tone. Price varies. To keep from damaging your complexion any further, sunscreen!, hat with spf. ...Read more

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Hi! Four months ago i waxed all my face,and the result is big dark spots on my cheeks.I use sunprotect 50.Used acnelyse-not working!Please HELP!

Hi! Four months ago i waxed all my face,and the result is big dark spots on my cheeks.I use sunprotect 50.Used acnelyse-not working!Please HELP!

Dermatologist: You should see a dermatologist. The skin on the face is significantly more fragile than the skin that usually gets wax treatments. You should do this soon to avoid any permanent damage. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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White patches and dark spots on face?

White patches and dark spots on face?

Difficult to tell: Skin issues are extremely difficult to evaluate without actually seeing the skin up close. As such, it is best for you to see your doctor or dermatologist if you are concerned about any ongoing skin spots. ...Read more

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What can I use for dark spots on my face ?

Several options: First you need to have it looked at to make sure it is not anything suspicious for cancer. If it is hyperpigmentation topical hydroquinone/tretinoi (triluma) works well. Chemical peel or ipl (intense pulse light) works well also. ...Read more

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How to prevent face from dark spots? Naturally

How to prevent face from dark spots? Naturally

Sun avoidance: Sun avoidance is the best approach. Use a sunscreen with at least 30 spf and wear a hat. Avoid sun exposure, especially between the hours of 11-2 when it is the most intense. ...Read more

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Iv got dark lumpy spots on my face just appeared?

Iv got dark lumpy spots on my face just appeared?

Lumpy Spots: What you are describing sounds like acne vulgaris. Serious acne vulgaris is typically defined by the presence of nodules or cysts. Nodules are subcutaneous, are much larger, can be quite painful, and can sometimes last for months. They are characterized as large, hard bumps under the skin's surface, and scarring is common. If left untreated, nodules can sometimes leave an impaction behind. ...Read more