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How to Lighten African American Skin

I'm an African American lady with dark brown skin. i want to have a lighter skin what safe procedures can i use?

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Hyperpigmentation, hydroquinone, azelaic acid, kojic acid

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Lemon jiuce is comparable to low potent glycolic acid. It can rejuvenate your skin and even the pigmentation, and it may lighten your skin over a long period of time.  However, creams containing hydroquinone or azelaic acid acid are more effctive with reproduciable results, yet still take several months to see the results. Kojic acid is also effective but rarely lightens.

Web reference: http://www.advanceddermatologypc.com/cosmetic/cos_peel.html

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