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My underarms are dark how can I lighten them or fix this?

My underarms are dark how can I lighten them or fix this?

Need to see a doctor: Darkening of the armpits skin can be due to a hormonal imbalance, so a visit to a primary care doctor or an endocrinologist is needed to evaluate and perhaps check some hormone levels. There may be a relationship to pre-diabetes. Sometimes, there is no disorder, but the darkening is instead runs in the family. If it is familial, it will be very difficult to change the coloring. ...Read more

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Is baking soda safe in underarm lightening when pregnant?

Is baking soda safe in underarm lightening when pregnant?

Probably safe: But also unnecessary. Most women have darkening in the areas where there is secondary sexual characteristic related hair, armpits, external genitals and nipples. This resolves after pregnancy. Pregnancy is not a time for vanity. It's a time to celebrate the beauty of the body in it's most fascinating and miraculous state. Avoid too much sun exposure this will minimize pigment changes, good luck! ...Read more

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My face is way darker than my face. I need help lightening it fast and naturally.

My face is way darker than my face. I need help lightening it fast and naturally.

Dermatologist.: Best way to do this is to visit a dermatologist. There are various over the counter preparations that will also do this but are the ingredients safe???.Be safe and take advantage of professional help. There are some great dermatologists out there. Next time indicate where you live and one can be recommended for you. ...Read more

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What can I use for my dark inner thighs I have lost a lot of weight but my inner thighs are not lightening up, ! please help?

What can I use for my dark inner thighs I have lost a lot of weight but my inner thighs are not lightening up, ! please help?

Already did : Congratulations on loosing weight! the friction between the thighs is likely the cause of the hyper pigmentation. Since you lost weight the friction is reduced and the color should start lightening naturally. Make sure any treatment is adequate for you natural skin color. A common home remedy is using lemon juice (wash after application). ...Read more

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Need suggestions for a dark spot lightening cream! help?

Need suggestions for a dark spot lightening cream! help?

Hydroquinone: There is a prescription cream that contains hydroquinone which can lighten the skin. ...Read more

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I am black and in the summer my skin gets darker than i would like so is there some lightening cream or something that can lighten my skin?

I am black and in the summer my skin gets darker than i would like so is there some lightening cream or something that can lighten my skin?

Yes: First of all in order not to get as dark, you should if possible lessen then sun exposure with proper clothing and sunscreens. If there are areas that are way to dark, hydroquinone can be prescribed by your doctor. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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is skin lightening cream recommened for darker skin?

 is skin lightening cream recommened for darker skin?

Medical question?: I suspect that this is more a social-political question given that you are from India rather than a medical question. Any medication used for that purpose can have its adverse consequences. ...Read more

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Can u suggest any cream for skin lightening, with less side effects?My face is darker than my body bcoz of constant exposure to sun.

Can u suggest any cream for skin lightening, with less side effects?My face is darker than my body bcoz of constant exposure to sun.

Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, 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. ...Read more

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My skin color is dark.. ...there is no any other prblm...plz recommend me some or skin lightening procedure...&also some natural way?

My skin color is dark.. ...there is no any other prblm...plz recommend me some or skin lightening procedure...&also some natural way?

Those medications: which which depigment the whole body is dangerous to the body , only indication is for vitalize , where most of the skin is de-pimented only few patchy pigmented areas did not. Only natural way is stay out of sun..Same with skin lightening creams . ...Read more

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Which is the most effective remedy for lightening dark under arms?

Which is the most effective remedy for lightening dark under arms?

Bleaching creams: There are prescription bleaching creams available, but it is hard to match "normal skin" colors. ...Read more

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Please tell me what skin lightening cream is better for a dark skin person?

Please tell me what skin lightening cream is better for a dark skin person?

None of them: Just don't do it. In the US, where the world's trends are set, trying to change your natural color is considered the height of ignorance. Looking good is about physical fitness and self care, not skin shade. These chemicals can disfigure you -- Muchael Jackson had only a mild case and he looked awful. Embrace what nature gave you, get / stay fit and trim, and be proud of yourself. ...Read more

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I'm 31 and have dark skin where my beard grows from years of shaving. Is there any way of lightening my skin? I hear something about lemons helping.

I'm 31 and have dark skin where my beard grows from years of shaving. Is there any way of lightening my skin? I hear something about lemons helping.

Dark Skin Treatment: There are a number of topical agents that can help with hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin). Glycolic acid, tretinoin, hydroquinone, low strenght steroids, vitamin c, and Azelaic Acid are all commonly used. Chemical peeling agents are also used-- often with salicylic acid, glycolci acid or jessner's solution. I have never used lemons, but they do contain alpha-hydroxy acids- so who knows! ...Read more

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Why is the skin around my chin darker than the rest of my face? it's been that way since puberty and lightening it just causes it to become dark again

Why is the skin around my chin darker than the rest of my face? it's been that way since puberty and lightening it just causes it to become dark again

Hirsutism?: Do you also have excessive hair that is more than your peers? It could be due to elevated levels of male hormones in your system giving it a darker appearance than the rest of your face. Google Female Hirsutism and see if you have similar symptoms and seek help with GYN ...Read more

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I'm from sri lanka & 18years old.. My face is darker than the reat of the body from 3years i dont expose to the sun light i have tride many lightening creams i have seen manau dermatologist even when i use lightening creams my face is getting lightening b

I'm from sri lanka & 18years old.. My face is darker than the reat of the body from 3years i dont expose to the sun light i have tride many lightening creams i have seen manau dermatologist even when i use lightening creams my face is getting lightening b

Wrong question: In my country---USA--- we celebrate our variations. Some of us are taller, some have different hair, some have darker skin. Each person is a unique individual. We love our differences. Only robots are all alike. Celebrate who you are and strive to be the best person you can be. You will be judged by the content of your character, not by the color of your face. SMILE at people and they will smile a ...Read more

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Skin around mouth is dark following inflammation what is the best lightening cream ?

Skin around mouth is dark following inflammation what is the best lightening cream ?

See your doctor: Your doctor can write a prescription for this or have it compounded. If you still have an underlying inflammation your doctor needs to treat the cause and help you prevent this. Your skin may hyperpigment from any inflammation or injury and you may want to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I am from tamil nadu. I am 24 age. I am little dark and also have a combination skin. Suggest good lightening cream, toner, cleanser, sunsc moisturizer ?

I am from tamil nadu. I am 24 age.  I am little dark and also have a combination skin. Suggest good lightening cream, toner, cleanser, sunsc moisturizer ?

Pangea organics: I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://bit.ly/146axow. ...Read more