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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
Natural Remedies: Lemon provided you do not have an allergy to it, is a great natural lightener. ...Read more
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
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
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
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?
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
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
My skin color is dark.. ...there is no any other prblm...plz recommend me some or skin lightening procedure...&also some natural way?
I'm using melacare from past 8 months...Bt using face lightening creams will impart acnes and dark patches please tell me alternate remedy for brightng?
Peels?: On occasion glycol tic acid peels may also help but may take 5-6 sessions. ...Read more
Bleaching creams: There are prescription bleaching creams available, but it is hard to match "normal skin" colors. ...Read more
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
Is there any lotion that you can recommend that works in lightening my very dark armpits? Other then hydroquione & also my gp didn't help.
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
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
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
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
Gluthatione as a skin lightening agent --- how effective is it. Taking to lighten my dark skin to make vitiligo patches blend better. Noticably light?
It's safe and worth : A try but no guarantees . Best wishes! http://m.Huffpost.Com/us/entry/530494 http://www.Glutathioneskinwhitening.Com/. ...Read more
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
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