Skin Lightening

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WORTH IT RATING 17 reviews over 24 months
Also referred to as skin bleaching or skin whitening, skin lightening attempts to change skin color by using a topical bleach or other combination of chemicals to lessen the skin’s concentration of melanin. LEARN MORE ›.
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I started on this journey because I am disappointed in how dark my lips are. When I wear lip gloss it has to be red for it to even show. I want naturally pink red lips like when I was a kid. They are dark now because I use to smoke, I drank so much coffee, and had a bad habit of licking my lips.... READ MORE

I was inspired by @BadAssGirlWithABigAssBooty. I bought a new lightening product called Piona. Yesterday was day 1. First off it was drying. The initial odor was bearable but the after smell had me like WHOA!! Lol . I'm pleased with the reviews so I'm encouraged to use it. I've been using on my... READ MORE

I went to Disney over the Summer for 10 entire days . Unfortunately I did not wear sun screen .... When I returned from the trip my face was 5 shades darker than the rest of my body and looked harsh and weathered . In my frustration I decided to purchase the Piona Strong bleaching cream .So... READ MORE

I have started using haloderm mixed with nadinola fade cream to bleach my skin and in 3 weeks i'm up 2 shades .i mix the nadinola with 2 haloderm tubes of cream in one big container and rub on my skin twice daily once in the morning and once at night i started with my knuckles and feet and neck... READ MORE

Hi all ! I just read @Pretty_bleu story and that's why I decide to share this with you. New comer in the realSelf family, I am heading to a looonng journey to find the ideal skin, the ideal LIGHT skin. I am actually in Cameroon, ending final exams and in 2 weeks I will be in Georgia, ATL to... READ MORE

I have vitiligo and wanted to know which one of these products would be best to use on my skin I gonna try menquinol a guy told me to use on ioffer, so if there is a person who Is using lighting products to lighten the skin because of vitiligo. Thanks so much I have used monobenzone 20% and... READ MORE

I'm just trying to even out my skin tone through my body and my goal was to have this done by June 6th . I started late but I've heard some amazing this about the piona skin bleaching CREAM but I put shaded the lotion because it was cheaper. I haven't heard any reviews about it yet so I will be... READ MORE

I've been trying to lighten my skin for the past seven years now. Due to my abusing hydroquinone, azelaic acid and monobenzone, (a powerful whitening agent used by people with vitilligo) I am dealing with hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation on my face. It's quite depressing but I've learned... READ MORE

Hey everybody i live in Georgia and all my life i wanted to be light skin, like rihanna complexion..i am a lil lighter than Gabby union and my mom is real light skin and my dad is brown, when i was really young i had like a yellow skin tone, over the years of me playing outside in the sun my... READ MORE

Hi my RealSelf family, I've just started this journey with me.I hope work I love myself but I've always wanted to be a little lighter like I use to be.Over the years I've gotten darker because I live in the sun.I've decided to wear sunblock now not only to stay lighter but for my health. I know... READ MORE

So I've been wanting lighter skin but was very sceptical about using mixes of tubes from african stores which some friends have used with mixed results. So I've tried peels, and finally settled for the full set (scrub, gel, wash, and cream) of MD formulations (not a great lightener, but smooth... READ MORE

This product has ruined my skin! I followed the instructions very carefully; I used the peeling oil 3x a day and I didn’t use any harsh soap, wear any tight clothing or do any physical activities until three weeks after the treatment when my skin had completely healed. Despite of following the... READ MORE

I'd like to brighten my skin. I have an uneven skin tone and want to know if anyone has tried a product that works. Any brand(s) I can use or mix would be helpful. Also, what's a good exfoliating soap? Keep negative comments to yourself, please & thanks!!!! I'm on a journey, & if I do happen to... READ MORE

I have had a history of laser treatments that have left me with horrible melasma. I decided to try Obagi and did get some positive results in terms of texture but not really color. The melasma persisted through many peels and if I took a break from the Obagi - it would come right back and my... READ MORE

My dermatologist in California warned me. She said that hydroquinone is standard treatment for hyperpigmentation but she advised against it, because often it makes the hyperpigmentation worse. BUT when I moved to NYC and saw a fancy dermatologist in a fancy midtown office he convinced me that... READ MORE

Alright so here I am, experiencing tingles all over my body, like iced tingles. Not very strong, just lightly, it actually feels nice and my skin feels tight and form. So why am I feeling this way? Well.. About half an hour ago I just applied Mequinol and tretinion onto myself. Why? Because... READ MORE

So I've started bleaching my skin in high school, over the years my skin has developed. I use to be really dark,like Estelle complexion, now I'm Tiana Taylor complexion but 2 shades lighter. I started buying creams from an African women. soon I realized I could start mixing my own skin care... READ MORE

Well im going to start off by saying, im young but ive also been through alot in my life. I just want to feel beautiful agian, when i was younger i was beaten and it made my skin have marks, i feel like bleaching my skin will make me feel better about my body. Ive been wanting to do this for a... READ MORE

I have used the prescription hydroquinone before prescribed by my dermatologist this works over time for dark spots but it will no lightened your natural complexion. If you want to go up a few shades I highly recommend skin soho they have a patened chemical called SephiWhite® and it's a... READ MORE

I have been useing hydroq for 3 weeks now i have seen that diffrernce but not sure what to do now i wanted to look nice to my engagment but realy concerd about it HI i have beein useing hq for about 3weeks now and have noticed that round my nose and cheeks have gona ligther now but now looks... READ MORE

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