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Benzoyl peroxide ok for lightening fair skin?

  • 7 years ago

ive got fair skin and it really gets me down, i dont look so good in the light because of it but when it isn't light on my face i look really good, i have a few freckles on my nose which u cant see in the dark but can see alot in the light it makes me cringe. i want to change from being fair skinned to having a nice smooth looking face can anyone please help. Is Benzoyl peroxide my answer?

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Benzol Peroxide is used to treat mild to moderate acne and not for whitening or lightening the skin. Vitamin C is one of the best lightening agent and you can dab a citrus juice in your face using cotton and then leave it for 20 minutes then rinse well, you can do this twice a week. If lemon is not available you can also use tomato because I also use it instead and I see it effective.
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Oh wow, never heard of using tomato before, I always use lemon - love it!
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The ph level of benzoyl peroxide is very high which is not good for any skin, this will may cause skin inflammation and even can burn your skin. You want you can use Kojic Acid with vitamin C, or retino a cream to get a really good looking skin and fairer skin
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you know !! The benzoyl peroxide in this chemical is supplied at a quality of 2.5%. At this fixation, benzoyl peroxide gives the best adjust of hostile to skin inflammation profits with the minimum symptoms. The microcrystalline nature of the dynamic operator permits it to enter skin pores deeper so it can better ambush microscopic organisms and clear pimple inflammation spots
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Please don't be as stupid as to think such horrible product can bleach your skin. It does quite the opposite. Honestly i cant wait for my acne to finish so i can discontinue applying on my skin. while your looking for quick fix dont forget in 5-10 yrs time you will look 20 yr more your age because of these invasive crap you used. It's your choice live beautiful for couple of months and live with ugly damaged face for a life time. Natural is always good, so go for natural products and think about the health of your skin. From experience nobody cares how light you are, its how clear and soft it is. If it was about how light you are every freakin white girl out there would be considered hot! but like everyone else there is a lot to beauty then complexion. Heck i'm light dark and everyone stares and even comment how beautiful i am not because of my skin color but the fact i really took care of it. we all have the power to be beautiful, but it take time, hard work and the natural way. Beauty is health not complexion, get the fact in your minds people.
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please stop husting ur skin, refrain from using benzoyl and products that contain hydroquinone. these products really damages our skin, use only those with natural ingredients, if you want to have a fairer and beuatiful skin use neucell skin lighetener i've been using it for quite some time now, it doesn't irritate my skin, so far i'm satisfied with its result. neucell has natural ingredients such avocado oil which is really good for your skin. try using it, this might help you with you problem.
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I don't think using Benzoyl peroxide to bleach your freckles is the best method. You could try a cream with hydroquinone, such as Porcelana (over-the-counter) or TriLuma (prescription), however I would talk to a dermatologist before putting anything on my face that could change the pigment. To my understanding, intense pulsed light (IPL) and laser treatments are the gold standard when it comes to correcting sun damaged skin, however they have a heftier price tag. You could just use a concealer or foundation that provides heavier coverage when you want to hide your freckles.
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Benzoyl peroxide works for some people but not all of us will react the same way. Over time it will thin the skin so I wouldn't use it too long. You might want to try something with salicylic acid. Over the counter strengths go as high as 2%.Prescription Trentinoin is also a great product, but your skin takes a little while to adjust to it.
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Fair skin is beautiful and my favorite. I found at an early age that I was most attracted to women with fair skin. Cherish your fair skin as it will keep you looking young. Stay out of the sun and love what you have. I think tans are unattractive and fair skin will turn my head every time. Don't let others make you think that darker or tanned skin is pretty, it absolutely is not.
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You cant change your skin type. You can only make the best of what you have. Any harsh chemicals and creams will only age you and believe me there is nothing worse than prematurely aging skin. I have pale skin with freckles and I have learned to deal with it, in fact, i have grown to like it. I live abroad and many of those olive skinned medittarean skinned (lucky) people have commented on how beautiful they think it is! Beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder!
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Benzoyl peroxide is usually mild enough not to cause any lasting damage.  There is a strong possibilty that you have reacted to it as it sometimes causes skin conditions such as dematitis.  This is easily reversed by using topical steroids.  The most important thing is for you to discontinue use immediately.  I think most of us look terrible under a lot of light so dont panic too much ;0)  Open pores are sadly irreversible and so the only thing that will make them appear so obvious is to have regular facials and keep your skin free of too many products as often this only highlights the problem.

Until your skin clears up the most important thing for you to do is to use as little product as possible on your face.  This means only a light emulsion to remove your make-up, possibly no moisturiser (or only a light one).  THe skin is remarkable when it comes to healing itself.  Most of the time we dont give it a chance to do that...

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Ladies, embrace your fair skin. I think that fair skin is so beautiful. I'm one of those people that has genes in them to tan really easily. I've always been fairly tanned untill about a year ago when I became obsessed with fair skin. I wear sunscreen everyday rain or shine, winter or summer and my skin has never been paler. I also have darkish brown hair and dark dark brown eyes so you can imagine I look even lighter. I've had trouble finding a foundation and concealer that is light enough for my skin and I work in cosmetics! Lancome however, has a concealer in a tube that is light enough and also a couple foundations that aren't quite light enough but they are close enough. If you have trouble with pink or uneven skin, ask a cosmetition about biotherm and also rosiliac if you have rosacia. check out this picture of liv tyler. It inspires me to love the gorgeous fair skin that I have.
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my skin has been ruined by benzyol peroxide as i used it wrong a year ago i used it on the whole of my face for ages. as my skin was kinda redish it is now whitish in places and red in the other. how do i repair my facial skin and also i would like clear smooth white skin how do i achieve this? as of atm my skin is very bad my pores are always open and you can see it alot in the light please some1 help me
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hiya can some1 please help me. i have fair skin and it really gets me donw becasue in the light i dont look gd at all but when my face doesnt have light on it i look good, all i want is to have that smooth looking skin tht people have who dont have fair skin if that makes any sence
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Hi i myself used to use benzoyl peroxide cream on my face all over which i know is completely wrong and it has made havock with my facial skin and im so worried its for long term. Lately ive been working out drinking lots of water and eating alot of fruit and veg to try see an improvement but i still have nothing, im pretty sure the layers of my skin are ruined, how to do repair the layers of my skin without surgery or anything as serious as that? its made my skin a pinkish pale colour and when im under a bright light you can see pink blotches then normal white skin in certain areas where i presume i havnt used the peroxide on but under alot of light i look terrible you can see my pores and everything open what do i do please help me
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Sounds like you should pay a visit to a dermatologist! 

let us know what the doctor ends up recommending to assist you with your blotches and pores.

my bet is that you may require a chemical peel to clear the damaged cells and stimulate new skin cell growth
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hi... i have the same condition lately... are you okay now.. what did you do
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