Acne Treatment Q&A
Hyperpigmentation + Acne Treatment
I have oily skin.i use to have severe acne few months back nd there are many marks.suggest will melacare turn my skin dark READ MORE
I applied 10% benzoyl peroxide acne medication on a small area of my face one night, and the next day, I noticed that it was significantly darker. It... READ MORE
I've had acne since college. 24 now, and 3 years ago developed cystic acne along jaw and neck. Had hormonal and PCOS levels checked twice, negative.... READ MORE
I am of Asian descent and have fair skin. Usually, my pimples result to pink blemishes afterwards; but I've noticed sometimes that after a large... READ MORE
I have been on all oral medication that you can think of and topicals like Differin etc. The second I stop and ween of off it the acne comes back... READ MORE
Hyperpigmentation spots from acne on my upper back and buttocks. Should I spot treat with hydroquinone or apply all over?
I read that spot treating can create uneven skin tone in darker skinned individuals (I'm African American and medium brown/caramel). It takes me about... READ MORE
I am a 25 years old female and I live in france. 2 years back when I arrived in France I got horrible acne and when I went back to India i got it... READ MORE
I have been getting recurrent blind pimples on my cheeks for the past month. Background: I'm 30, black female. I've had hyperpigmentation, moderate -... READ MORE
I'm using aczone as an acne spot treatment. I moisture then spot treat breakouts with aczone. I have some hyperpigmentation and would like to use... READ MORE
I have dark brown post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation from acne. I have a 4% hydroquinone cream. Can you tell me how to use it?
I wanted to know how to apply my 4% hydroquinone cream? It was prescribed to me by my dermatologists 2 months ago, but she never explained to me how... READ MORE
Is there a product similar to benzoyl peroxide that dermatologists would prescribe to patients other than retinoids?
I read that benzoyl peroxide kills acne bacteria. I tried Clinique benzoyl peroxide and thought it worked much better than salicylic acid but it... READ MORE
I have light tanned skin, most of my acne is under control, but I am left with brown hyperpigmentation. I have tried around 8 chemical peels, but they... READ MORE
I'm using Tretinoin 0.05% cream for a week now (during night time only) for some hyperpigmentation & I've seen 80% improvement. From now on, I'm going... READ MORE
I'm a 23 year male from Toronto. I believe I've got severe acne and hyper pigmentation on my arms and back. I've social anxiety disorder and this is... READ MORE
Hi! I am using differin cream for 16 weeks now. My acne is a lot better but not yet totally healed and now have a lot of hyperpigmentation. I would... READ MORE
After finally getting my acne under control, my derm has given me this brown-ish cream which contains glycolic acid, kojic acid, and arbutin to... READ MORE
Can I use Epiduo and a 2% hydroquinone cream for post-acne hyperpigmentation at the same time? In what order should I do this?
I have been using Epiduo for four months along with my birth control, and my acne has significantly improved. Now, the most noticeable thing is the... READ MORE
Can Salicylic Acid, And/or Other Acne Topicals, Cause Photo-sensitivity That Will then Lead to Hyper-pigmentation?
I'm a male in my early 30s. Over the last couple of years I've developed a melasma-like condition. The area, however, matches an area I've... READ MORE
I am a 45 year old woman who had laser on face for acne two years ago. The places laser touched have hyperpigmented. I have tried 10% HyroQ but no... READ MORE
Hi, I think have moderate-severe acne. My cheeks are all red with many small pimples around the cheeks. In terms of scarring, I have hyper... READ MORE