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 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 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'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 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 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'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 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
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
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