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Dry, shiny skin patches from using too much lemon?

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I've been using lemon juice to get rid of my hyperpigmentation but the citric acid irritated my skin. The juice helped with the spots but now I have dry, shiny patches on my skin that I really want to heal. Are there any home remedies I can use. I put light moisturizer on at night but it doesn't do much for the dryness. I don't want to use something heavier overnight in case I break out.

So any suggestions or success stories??

Thank you.

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I had this same thing. I would not advise putting jojoba oil on it until you do a few days - week of a test patch.

I had a severe allergic reaction to jojoba oil that did not develop until 2 months later. My skin is still recovering. It made my skin dry out completely to the point where I can only wash my face once a day now. And I was only adding a spray of it into my moisturizer.

It was a miracle at first. Now I wish I would of never messed with my routine. ;-)

Just test it first.

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Well, since I have an overnight trip coming up I want to clear up my hyperpigmentation as soon as possible (deadline May 20th..GAH) so I steam my face and apply diluted (50%) lemon juice everyday. Apparently tumeric powder helps as well so I've started applying that too. This is my 4th day. I think it works...slowly. It doesnt dry out my skin though :)

Where can I buy jojoba oil?

I heard honey is great for dry skin too, but I don't know if it heals.

Are there any other suggestions? :)

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