It is my 7th week on Obagi Nu-derm system. I found more brown spots showing on my face. The old sun damage is darker. My skin is smooth when I use Obagi. It is rough when I stop it. Is it normal? Should I continue? I used 70spf sunscreen daily.
More Brown Spots After 7wks on Obagi Nu-derm?
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Obagi Resistance and Melarase creams as an alternative
In patients that are resistant to the Obagi Nuderm treatment, I begin therapy with the Melarase creams to lighten the skin and dark spots. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles
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Melarase creams for Obagi resistance
Brown spots on Obagi Nuderm
There are several possibilities.
To be sure, you need to be examined.
You may be seeing more brown spots because
- the skin lightener (Clear and Blender) is revealing deeper damage in your skin.
- you may have new spots because of sun exposure and hormone changes.
- your skin may be irritated by one of the products.
You should see the doctor who prescribed the regimen to figure out what is going on.
Hope this helps.
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