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 make matters worse. SO I was wondering what natural remedies can I use? I noticed lemon has reduced my hyperpigmentation, but should i also try jojoba oil or rosehip oil? I am currently using obagi clenziderm, and Retin A.
Acne Treatments for Brown Hyperpigmentation?
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Pigmentation after acne
The best treatment for pigmentation after acne is exfoliation which the Retin A will accomplish. Unfortunately, with darker complexions, the pigmentation that remains lasts a long time. Non-aggressive treatment, like chemical peels and the passage of time, as well as controlling any new acne will prevent new spots and is the best treatment. There is no real natural remedy that could impact the pigmentation as much as Retin A. Remember your sunblock!
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