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Is there a laser skin lightening treatment available in the US that can make brown skin into pale skin throughout the whole body? What is it called?

Is there a laser skin lightening treatment available in the US that can make brown skin into pale skin throughout the whole body? What is it called?

No: Beyonce's color is fine, Nicole's color is fine, and everyone else's color is fine. We do not have a laser booth for darker people to hop into, turn on a few buttons, and hop out a hour later with a lighter shade of skin. You can do the opposite and get a total body spray tan... but it's hard to make that look natural. Also, why the desire for a different color? Is it for fun, as in using make-up? ...Read more

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Pale Skin (Definition)

Pale skin is a clinical finding that suggests anemia or inadequate amount of oxygen carrying hemoglobin ...Read more


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What to do if I have a very pale skin tone and blue eyes.. which palette would work best?

What to do if I have a very pale skin tone and blue eyes.. which palette would work best?

Please don't: ask makeup/ clothing choice questions on HealthTap. This isn't what we are about. ...Read more

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I get really cold with pale skin and bluish lips after eating.possibly hyperinsulinism. Best thing to do to feel warm again?

I get really cold with pale skin and bluish lips after eating.possibly hyperinsulinism. Best thing to do to feel warm again?

Get an answer.: This is quite dramatic. I would have your hypothesis confirmed with a blood sugar test first and also do an exam etc to assure something else is not going on. ...Read more

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How do I make my pale skin darker?

How do I make my pale skin darker?

Spray tan!: If you are an albino, spray tan is the only way to get darker skin, but if you are pale or a redhead, then you may burn rather than tan, so you too would be best off getting a spray tan and using a high spf sunblock at the beach. If you have normal pigmentation and tan easily, then of course this is one way to darken your skin color, but only by increasing your risk of wrinkles and skin cancers. ...Read more

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How do I make my pale skin darker?

How do I make my pale skin darker?

Yes: Everyone likes their own thing! regardless, it is better to avoid tanning. Spray tanning is an option for patients that feel they need to get tan and yet want to practice safe sun habits. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to get really pale skin?

Is there a natural way to get really pale skin?

Avoid sun: There is no reasonable way to lighten the skin beyond avoidance of the sun. No dietary or physical or medical means can lighten the skin. If you stay out of the sun , your skin will get to its lightest. ...Read more

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Could gilberts syndrome cause pale skin?

Not likely: Gilbert's syndrome is an elevated total and indirect bilirubin unrelated to any disease and is caused by an inherited difference in bilirubin metabolism. It is usually benign although some medicine metabolism may also be affected, there is usually no need to adjust medication doses except in rare instances. It may very occasionally cause a slight yellow skin or sclera tint. ...Read more

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Hello. i have very itchy and pale skin what can i do ?

Hello. i have very itchy and pale skin what can i do ?

Dry skin?: Try applying moisturizer on body <3 mins after bathing on a regular basis (no scented or antibacterial soap) and see if this helps. If problem persists, see dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can lipomas be white in color if its just under pale skin?

Can lipomas be white in color if its just under pale skin?

Yes, usually pale: A lipoma is composed of fatty tissue and is a common soft tissue benign tumor. Lipomas are generally found underneath the skin in the fatty layer, are soft to the touch, usually movable, and are generally painless. The color of a lipoma is pinkish yellow and pale, so it does not usually impart a color to the overlying skin. If bothersome, a lipoma can be removed surgically as an outpatient. ...Read more

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I wanted to know, is yellowish tone on pale skin considered unhealthy?

I wanted to know, is yellowish tone on pale skin considered unhealthy?

See your Doc: Although eating large amounts of certain foods like carrots might cause a yellowish cast to the skin, it is imperative to determine whether the skin color is due to jaundice which is almost always associated with liver disease. Simple blood tests can help determine the cause, so see your doc soon. ...Read more