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#1 lalovelyj

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 10:48 AM

I have noticed over the years my face has increasingly become darker than my neck and body. It could be from years of attempting to correct my hyperpigmentation with exfoliants, over exfoliating and occasionally hydroquinone. 

 

My question is, has anyone with brown skin had this issue? What did you do/use to even out your skin tone? Please no HQ eusa_wall.gif



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Posted 19 October 2013 - 01:06 PM

I don't have brown skin so I can't help you with that, but if you are looking for an alternative to hydroquinone, you can try kojic acid. It's used in many lightening / evening-out serums. It's best to only use it a night, though, because it can make your skin more sensitive to the sun...but not as bad as hq. 


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Posted 19 October 2013 - 11:53 PM

I have noticed over the years my face has increasingly become darker than my neck and body. It could be from years of attempting to correct my hyperpigmentation with exfoliants, over exfoliating and occasionally hydroquinone. 

 

My question is, has anyone with brown skin had this issue? What did you do/use to even out your skin tone? Please no HQ eusa_wall.gif

 

brown skinned woman here. i have a bit of hyperpigmentation as well. i don't really do much to it though. i've read about manjistha being good to use for evening out ones skin tone, yet i have yet to try that.



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Posted 20 October 2013 - 04:38 PM

Is aha not good for red marks

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Posted 10 December 2013 - 08:36 PM

I know this is very late so I hope you see it but I have the precise issue. My skin is much darker than my neck and chest area. I'm hoping some mild chemical peels turn this around.






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