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White Dots On Face After Bleaching Moustache
How to get rid of a moustache or make it less noticeable? Don't want to wax, pluck, bleach, shave or do anything expensive
Nothing: Basically you have named all the usual methods to deal with this problem. Bleach is inexpensive and will lighten things with minimal fuss. But there probably are no other inexpensive options. ...Read more
I have few marks on my face. I haven't tried bleaching before but there's a body bleach product here that's organic. Any advice/suggestions?
"Organic"?????: Free of insecticides? "Organic", "natural" and "GMO free" are typical terms used by con men to steal money away from gullible people who do not realize that these are terms lack any concrete meaning. ...Read more
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine): To prevent infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Should be ok: From the products I know about the absorption is very poor into the skin and/or breast milk but no definitive studies have been done for safety. I would advise to continue breastfeeding but if you can avoid the bleaching or decrease the frequency of bleaching this may be better. ...Read more
No: It will only lighten the areas it is applied to. ...Read more
My friend used bleach on her face now she has a black mark how can she remove the black mark it left?
Burned skin: Leave it alone. See if nature will heal it. ...Read more
Hi before 3 month back I was doing bleach to my face before doing this I was in medium color now I lost my color after doing bleach. Could you please?
Unclear: Please be more explicit. Your question is not clear at all. ...Read more
RetinA/HQ/steroid/KA: There are many combinations of "peel and bleach" creams that contain various mixtures or combinations of retin a, (tretinoin) hydroquinone, triamcinolone or other steroids, kojic acid, as well as many other agents such as licorice root or bilberry extracts. It is important to protect the skin with sun block during this period, . ...Read more
Wound care: Any skin irritation or inflammation resulting from contact with a specific chemical deserves close monitor. It is important to remove the offending agent and avoid further contact. First aid measures including skin cleansing and hydration, with or without ointment is usually helpful. If worse, or no improvement, seek medical attention. Expect possible discoloration for a period of time. ...Read more
Melasma: It may or may not be safe but I would recommend you not use it until after pregnancy. Many women get increased pigmentation on their face in pregnancy called Melasma or the "mask of pregnancy". Many times this will fade after pregnancy. If it does not, then I would seek treatment from a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Sir before 3 years I was fair enough but now my face and hands become dark... Wat to do.... Is it advisable to do bleach.... Plz help me.....
See below: Products containing Azelaic acid or Kojic acid (both natural products) are effective skin lighteners. It's important to use sun protection cream with them if exposed to strong sunlight. Hydroquinone products are effective but there has been some concern over possible toxicity (carcinogenic when fed to mice orally). No evidence of it causing skin cancer in humans. May cause hypo-pigmentation. ...Read more
Used a creme facial hair bleach today and ended up with a small dark patch on my face. Will this go away, anything I can use to make it go away faster?
I used a cream that bleached my skin, when I stop using the cream, it left a black mark on my face that keep revealing itself from the inside to skin.
Bleaching cream can do this! As a rule you should not use a bleach on the skin for more than 6 months to a year because it can cause a condition called exogenous ochronosis. Pithere are many things this can be that are not related to the bleaching cream as well.
See your dermatologist for more detailed explanation of your particular problem. ...Read more
My friend used cream bleach which is widely used to fair the skin colour but now she has got black spots on her face she is worried what should do now?
See dermatologist: That is the complication of bleaching skin, leaves areas of pigmented and un-pigmented areas. Consult dermatologist. ...Read more
It is best: It is safest to avoid all unnecessary exposures to chemicals during pregnancy. That being said, I would not advise doing it frequently and would recommend reading the package carefully first. Remember, the pregnancy is only a relatively short time compared to your child's whole life. Best wishes for you and the baby. ...Read more
Is skin bleaching safe? I have 3 black sun spots on my face and bleaching was recommended by a beauty salon.
Facial pigmentation: Your "black sun spots" are probably more correctly called solar lentigines. Bleaching is not very effective. Laser is better but must be done by trained professional. There are also some unsafe options sold in some countries. For more about treatments for solar lentigines, see http://dermnetnz. Org/lesions/solar-lentigo. Html ...Read more
Hi I'm dark skin and I would like my face to be a light brown complexion like the rest of my body I suffer from dark spots what bleach can I use?
Skin color: A dermatologist can help you keep your skin healthy. Please focus on being neat and clean and a nice person. That has far more appeal than skin color. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hi doc, I have some bad black -brown sign and spots in my face no hurts or scratch, iwant capsouls or cream bleach it and make it shiney and white.
Lentigines: Lentigines, or liver spots, are benign lesions that occur on the sun-exposed areas of the body. The backs of hands and face are common areas. The lesions tend to increase in number with age, making them common among the middle age and older population. They can vary in size from 0.2 to 2 cm. Treatment is with bleaching creams that have hydroquinone. ...Read more
I am 20 years old and I want to remove tanning from my face, do I go for peeling or for skin bleaching?
Tanning: I would do nothing and just let time take care of it ...Read more
I have bleach burn on my face. What are the treatment for this. How long it will take to recover from this?
WHAT?: What is a bleach burn? Why are you taking oral steroid? Have you seen a DR? The answers depend on the details. ...Read more
What to do if I'm bleaching my face and at the same time was thinking of going for laser to clear my acne. Is it advisable?
My face complexion is getting darker. I useto bleach coz of facial hair growth. But from the past 1 year m not dng bleach. My body color is differnt?
As it should: Once you stop bleaching agents your skin color should return to your natural coloring. ...Read more
Hi I got red rashes on my face I think its because I use bleach on yesterday, how to get rid of it immediately?
You may have: Damaged your skin by direct application of bleach. Be gentle with your skin. Ensure you apply sunscreen to that area to avoid further damage. ...Read more
Does Aczone, the acne cream bleach your face?? Because I am tan and I'm scared it will bleach my face or make it lighter
But PEELING does occur and this will affect your tan!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Hi. I'm 19 and having this weird pain inside my right ear and my right side of the face. The pain is intimittent. My vision is also bleached sometimes.
Eye doctor asap: Please see an ophthalmologist today, don't take these symptoms lightly, good luck ...Read more
I have burns on my face from using clorox bleach it makes my skin looks old in dry please tell mee what can I do to get rid of the burns and dry skin?
What did you do?: Why did you put bleach in your face. I think you could try a skin peel. You will need to see your doctor and go from there ...Read more
I am using benzoyl peroxide and I am noticing my face looks really white compared to the rest of my body is this because of the bleach?
Could be: Try not using it for a few days to see if the color in your face improves. Are you seeing a dermatologist? People with darker skin can experience bleaching of skin from benzoyl peroxide. There are other alternatives that won't do that. Perhaps Differin (adapalene) would be a good choice. ...Read more
My friend has been using a bleaching cream and now her skin has so many dark sports and red burn on her face what can she use as sport remover?
Bleaching creams: There area several formulations available for bleaching creams. Your friend should discontinue use of whatever she is using. Her dermatologist should be able to treat the reaction she is having. ...Read more