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The Outside Corners of my Mouth Are Dark and the Outer Corners of my Eyes Are Dark

I used Triluma cream to fade the spots,I stopped using the cream 3.5wks into Tx d/t irritation, the darkness returned worse than before I used the... READ MORE

Is There a Way to Darken Skin in Someone Who Got Skin Blanching After a Cortisone Injection?

An African American lady got white skin blanching after a cortisone injection. Is there anyway to darken the skin? READ MORE

How to Get Rid of Dark Spots on Dark Skin?

I have a lot of dark spots on my leg from an allergic reaction,what is the best treatment? I am a black woman with tan complexion READ MORE

What Are the Side Effects of Removing DPN?

Im form easten africa and in the past 3 to 4 months the number of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra on my face has more than doubled and the sizes are... READ MORE

Hi. I Am a 27 Year Old African American Women. For a Very Long Time I Have Had Dark Spots on Different Parts of my Body.

Thoes parts being my legs, my arms,my thigh and a little on my face. I have tryed coco butter, bleaching creams, the goo inside the Alvero plants, but... READ MORE

I Have DPN, if These Are Removed Will Keloids Exist Also Will Skin Area Become Lighter?

Does removel of dpn on african americans cause keloids and will that area appear lightened READ MORE

How Do I Get Rid of the Dark, Scaly Skin Between my Breasts?

I am an African-American woman, and for years I've lived with a large, dark, scaly, dry patch of skin between my breasts. It's noticeable when I where... READ MORE

Road Rash What's the Best Treatment to Get my Color Back?

I am an African American with road rash on my hand. Now my hand has pink spots all over it. READ MORE

Forehead Redness: 20yr Black Female with Light Brown Skin?

I noticed that the middle of my forehead is red. I did some stuff that I think might have contributed to the redness but I'm not sure. I usually wear... READ MORE

What Cream Should I Use to Help Lighten my Toes?

I'm a medium brown African American female. (Not light or dark, but in between the two.) I have dark toes from playing outside barefoot when I was... READ MORE

Uneven Face/body Skin Tone and Stretch Marks? (photo)

Hi, I'm African American and have uneven skin tone on both my face (acne scars/dark spots) and my body, as well as stretch marks on my bottom and the... READ MORE

My hands/feet are much lighter than my body. Why are they yellow while the rest of me is brown? How can I fix this? (photos)

30 year old Black woman. Not sure if I have some sort of deficiency or what. Please help!!!!!! READ MORE

What Cream Should I Use to Help Lighten my Toes?

I'm a medium brown African American female. (Not light or dark, but in between the two.) I have dark toes from playing outside barefoot when I was... READ MORE

I Need Help, I Am 35 with Spots on my Face. I Am Tired of Wearing Foundation Because I Have To?

I am African American, I have dark spots on my face that I would like to remove. I have tried everything but I cannot get rid of them. I was wondering... READ MORE

I've Had Facial Discoloration, I've Tried Many Peels? (photo)

Hello I'm a woman of color with facial discoloration. I've gone to many dermatologist, I've had many peels both laser and chemical. Nothing has... READ MORE

Will my Skin Colour Come Back? (photo)

I burnt myself and it healed but it's gone white & shows my hair follicles, I'm black and it looks very weird so I was wondering if the area will... READ MORE

What Kind of Surgical or Fast Fix Procedure Can Be Done to Give Me Clear Skin?

I am a 20 year old black female with extremely terrible skin. I have acne on my face, back, and chest that leaves NUMEROUS dark spots. I also have... READ MORE

What is this on my scalp? (photo)

Lots Of Times It Is Very Sore And When Its Scratched It Bleeds. Could It Be A Side Effect Of Eczema? READ MORE

I Have Dark Skin and Have Pigmentation Spots over Several Parts of my Legs?

I recently went for a consultation at a skin clinic which advertised to using the fraxel laser a revolutionary new laser which treats black skin,... READ MORE

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