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Doctor insights on: Natural Ways To Lighten Dark Spots

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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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Natural things ex lemon juice to bleach areolas to blend darker color with natural skin tone?

Natural things ex lemon juice to bleach areolas to blend darker color with natural skin tone?

Careful!: I wouldn't turn to lemon juice! talk to your dermatologist about lightening creams that may help with your condition. ...Read more

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What's the best way to lighten dark spots on skin?

What's the best way to lighten dark spots on skin?

Skin: Hydroquinone is still the main treatment but you should see your dermatologist to get the best therapy. ...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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Natural way to whiten skin?

Natural way to whiten skin?

No natural product: Skin responds to uv (sunlight) by darkening. Your only option is to stay out of the sun and out of tanning booths. No ingested chemical or natural or even prescription item will lighten the skin. ...Read more

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Can garnier dark spot corrector really help to remove acne scars ?

Can garnier dark spot corrector really help to remove acne scars ?

Active ingredients: I looked at the ingredients and there are over 35 products added to the formulation. I would be concerned about reactions but there may be some benefits to the silicone and salicylic acid components. Try it and see! it had a 3.5 out of 5 rating which doesn't sound great. ...Read more

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If the lips are dark in color, how to lighten them to a pink color naturally?

If the lips are dark in color, how to lighten them to a pink color naturally?

Haven't heard of...: Haven't heard of anyway to naturally change one's lip color. Unless one has a medical condition that causes a very unusual lip color, any color that nature created for her lips should be uniquely just fine. ...Read more

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What are good products to lighten red/dark scars from acne?

What are good products to lighten red/dark scars from acne?

A mild acid: A mild acid such as glycolic acid will exfoliate the skin and will help to reduce the color of scars. Other options are hydroquinone and retinol. Low concentration glycolic acid and retinol creams are available over the counter. Stronger peels such as a tca peel or laser resurfacing are done at a doctor's office. You can consult a local dermatologist for a treatment that's appropriate for you. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to whiten your skin?

Protect from sun: Protect your skin from the sun and it will return to your natural color. Use a broad spectrum (uva and uvb protection) sunblock every day, wear protective clothing such as a broad-brimmed hat, shirts with colors and sleeves, seek shade whenever you are outside, avoid being outside during peak sun hours. Take a vitamin d supplement to avoid vitamin d deficiency from sun avoidance. ...Read more

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What are ways to treat dark eye dark circles?

What are ways to treat dark eye dark circles?

Different Options: There are different options ranging from short-acting options such as application of preparation h to the dark circles to more lasting options that could include chemical peel, laser treatment, or incision eyelid surgery. ...Read more

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How to fair my dark skin tone? Naturally

How to fair my dark skin tone? Naturally

You don't: Having your skin is beautiful. It is not a disease or a condition. Learning how to be a beautiful person is your job. Wanting fairer skin is an illness that must be overcome. ...Read more

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How to remove dark marks from eczema?

How to remove dark marks from eczema?

Infection?: If you notice emergence of dark raised spots when you have atopic dermatitis, these may well be from a staph infection- a common complication in atopic dermatitis. You should talk to your doctor to find out if an antibiotic may be needed. ...Read more

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What could help to lighten skin naturally?

What could help to lighten skin naturally?

Avoid the sun: Skin darkening occcurs from the sun, hormones, pregnancy, scars, and injuries. Protect your skin from the sun, hormones picking at acne, and injuries. ...Read more

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How to change my dark skin complexion to fair?

How to change my dark skin complexion to fair?

You can: "lighten" your skin with certain cosmetic treatments but you cannot (at least at present!!)change your GENETIC skin complexion! Hope this is helpful BE WELL and LIKE YOUSELF!!! Dr Z ...Read more

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How to remove black moles from face naturally?

How to remove black moles from face naturally?

Need surgery: The only way to remove moles is by surgical excision. I would strongly advise against using any chemicals to remove the moles. ...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

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What works best to remove acne dark spots?

What works best to remove acne dark spots?

Gentle slow approach: Depending on your skin type (light, medium or darker skin) there are different ways to approach trying to lighten the dark spots that often result after acne lesions have healed. The best approach is to use gentle products and go slowly. This avoids excessive inflammation which would make it worse. See a dermatologist to get help. They may use retinoic acids, bleaching creams, or chemical peels. ...Read more