Can Skin Lightening Creams Remove Freckles on the Face?
- Asked by Eva S in Seattle, WA
- 4 years ago
I'm not looking to bleach my skin in a super noticeable way. My complexion is actually pretty nice aside from the freckles. So if this would work, what product is recommended?
Skin bleaching and freckles
Skin bleaching creams may lighten freckles but will not likely "remove" them. Be sure to avoid sun exposure, which can aggravate the freckles.
The most popular agent is Triluma which is readliy available at pharmacies but does require a prescription. It is a combination of Retin-A, Hydroquinone, and a topical steroid. Use a sunscreen while on this agent.
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