Hello AFter i applied face bleach in a salon on wednesday ..my face got inflamed and now i have black patches on the face. they look like dried burnt dead skin. I weny to the local GP and she gave me elocom lotion..topical momentasone..which i applied once yesterday. i also have mild acne so i was using topical retinA. the black patches make me feel really low and i use MAC concealor to.hide them a little since i cant escape from work. please help me as what am i supposed to do next.. thanks
How to Treat Dark Patches After a Face Bleach Reaction?
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Caution receiving invasive treatments in salon
It sounds as if you were more likely treated with a chemical peel
or a high potency hydroquinone. The inflammation from this treatment resulted
in what is called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.Increase the topical steroid to 2 or 3 times
a day and you mau avert long term pigmentation,
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