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Doctor insights on: What Are Bleaching Creams

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What are bleaching creams?

What are bleaching creams?

Lighten dark areas: Bleaching creams are commonly prescribed by dermatologist to lighten areas of hyperpigmentation (areas of darker skin). ...Read more

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What areola bleaching cream is the best and are there any permanent ones?

What areola bleaching cream is the best and are there any permanent ones?

Difficult to bleach: Unlike the anus where pigmentation may be due to products of digestion and inflammation, the areola tends to get its pre-lactation color form the underlying vascular supply (like the lips). It is truly difficult to bleach the redness out. Only if the dark color is due to melanin (rare until after pregnancy) can the color be bleached with products that interfere with melanin production. ...Read more

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Is there any permanent bleach cream?

Is there any permanent bleach cream?

No permanent bleach: There is no cream that will permanently bleach your skin. It's best to first figure out the cause of the pigmentation you are trying to correct. This will ensure that the best treatment(s) will be employed in getting you the results you wish. ...Read more

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What are the risks of using bleaching creams?

What are the risks of using bleaching creams?

Bleaching Creams: Common reactions to topical hyrdoquinone include contact dermatitis which is an allergic reaction, dryness, fissuring, erythema, burning, and irritation. Exogenous ochronosis, is a condition in which bluish black pigmentation of sun exposed skin has been seen after long term exposure to hydroquinone. Many doctors feel it should not be used more than 6 months. ...Read more

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How can I lighten my skin without bleaching cream?

How can I lighten my skin without bleaching cream?

Probably not: Question-why do you need to lighten your skin? Have you had major changes in your skin color or texture? If so, you may have underlying medical problems and should see a doctor. Some medical conditions show up in the skin, like an adrenal problem. Medications, like chemotherapy can cause skin color changes. If you want skin lightening for cosmetic reasons only, self-image may be a bigger problem. ...Read more

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I want have a white sken with out bleaching cream what can I do?

I want have a white sken with out bleaching cream what can I do?

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