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Vitamins For Skin Pigmentation
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
Skin color comes from four different pigments present in our skin: 1. Melanin - tans or browns in our skin 2. Carotenes - yellows and oranges 3. Oxygenated hemoglobin (in the arteries) - red 4. Deoxygenated hemoglobin (in the veins) - blue skin color is the ...Read more
Yes!: Aesthetic peels, complemented with good skin care products and sun block, can soften discolorations and lighten the skin. Stronger peels, such as phenol peels, will do more to lighten the skin but would not be appropriate for a younger individual. Lasers and bleaching creams can also improve darker coloring. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Pigmentation on face due to sun exposure.....Using suncreen lotions.....No use..Suggest me some ointments for pigmentation?
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
Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin? African-american woman. My concerns are about laser skin resurfacing leading to skin discoloration. If this is the case, how long does it take for normal skin pigmentation to be restored?
We place such an: Emphasis on skin tone and i respect that it is an issue for you. The best home remedy is to stay neat and clean and happy w/your health. The best thing about you is what is inside, your values. Hope this helps. ...Read more
What are the best natural remedies for skincare tips for sun damaged skin, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation?
Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Go natural: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do the probable bad effects of sun protection creams remain permanently on skin? please introduce some brands of sun protection creams for blonde skin
No sun cream worse: If you cannot avoid sun between 10:00 am and 4:00pm, always use sun protection. They do not cause problems to your skin. For fair skin like you, use higher protection factors like 50. If you have oily skin look for brands that have a less oily base. If you have sensitive skin, uses brands used for children, they usually are very gentle. In the US, neutrogena is a good brand . ...Read more
Any strength: Tretinoin cream comes in 3 different strengths, and one should first start with the mildest strength. It helps with acne and also helps to fade fine wrinkles if used religiously. It's best to graduate to the strongest concentration to get the best result. Skin discoloration is another issue and can be treated with different drugs, hydroquinone cream being one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fair Skin: No. It is not safe and it is not effective. It does not change your genetics. Remember you are speaking to real physicians here on line, not product pitchmen. We believe that your skin is a gift. Having 'darker' skin is not in any way a disease or medical condition. But, the wanting skin different than nature gave you is a mental health condition. We would wish for you time to love yourself. ...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
Pangea organics: Egyptian calendula & blood orange facial cleanser is really good for combination skin. You may want to try the skin care discovery kit for dry to sensitive skin, which has the cleanser, toner, facial cream, facial scrub and mask. The products are vegan, gluten-free and perfect for sensitive skin. You can find the catalogue at pangeaorganics.Com/buffalo. ...Read more
Sir,is there is any intaking medicine which destroys skin melanin pigment and enhances whitening skin?mention those pills name
Which chemical peal should I use to lighten skin tone please? (For normal brown Indian combination skin).
None: Peals are likely to damage your skin and make it darker. You may use sun screen to prevent tanning. As you say, normal brown complexion of an Indian, is normal, leave it alone. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, 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, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Not homemade stuff: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up, but one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. If a sunburn has healed up, only time and protection from further sunlight will lighten the area. If a sunburn is new, Hydrocortisone for a few days may lessen skin inflammation/darkening. ...Read more
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