Hydroquonine Saved Me from Surgery and Banished my Dark Circles! - Seal Beach, CA

I honestly have been battling dark cicles under my...

I honestly have been battling dark cicles under my eyes for as long as I can remember. I have tried Restalyne, which pushed up more bluish color and creating an under eye bump even worse than my hollow eyes. I have tried Juvaderm, which also created a bump. When my dark circles became almost unbearable this year thanks to thinning under eye skin, I was ready for surgery or worse. I was literally so depressed at the condition of my eyes, so when Hydroquonine was suggested to me, merely tried it as a last resort thinking it was obsurd that a cream would help meat all. Boy, was I wrong! I the month and a half I have been using the hydroquonine, I have seen a HUGE change in my dark circles. They have dismissed greatly, but more importantly I have gained my self esteem and self confidence back. I used a combination of tretenoid cream and hydroquonine. Honestly, I cannot say enought good thing abut this, and it improbably the cheapest thing. Have dinero correct dark circles (well maybe besides makeup). I will try to see if I have any before and after pics to post to demonstrate.

Just a few facts on the ingredients - which sound like they have some perks, but certainly aren't short on side effects either. It seems that aside from possible medical issues w/ hydroquinone (was ok'd by FDA until 1982 when they found it to cause cancer in rats taking it orally), it is an ingredient used in many topical creams as a skin lightner/ bleaches the skin. There are a lot of over the counter products (up to 2% content) out there if you just google it, you'll see any array of products that contain it & livestrong.com's website has a lengthy page about it, as well as what products contain it - incl. photography developers, fertilizers, etc. As for Tretinoin, it is a derivative of Vitamin A (actually generic for Retin-A) topical that dermatologists use for acne treatment, but is also used for wrinkles in the same manner similar to alpha hydroxy acids that resurface the skin - and obviously can cause irritation, peeling, light/ sun sensitivity, etc. which I believe comes in .01% & .025% - gel, .01% .05% & .025% - cream for that use specifically. Available by Rx - it also is used for the treatment of skin discoloration, Kaposi's sarcoma, psoriasis, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
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Please could u post some before and after pics this sounds promising! Unfortunately they banned hydroquinone in Australia.. I'm sure I could find a way around it

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I can't take it right now, because Im pregnant so my dark circles are back with a vengeance!! I'm dying but I will try to find some good before/after pics from before.
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Before and after pics

It's so hard with lighting and all to ally show what a difference hydroquonine has made but I feel it has made a huge difference in my eyes.

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Seriously, it's up to the individual to decide what's best for them. We can all google his stuff and find out side effects to everything. All I'm saying is that it helped me and I plan on continuing to use it.
I have been using hydroquinone 10 for two weeks and I can honestly say that it has already changed my life. Its a little peeling but its well worth it. My results are lifting constantly. I wont have to use the whole bottle. Thanks jen
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@Sykestina, could you please check your inbox? Thanks!
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I have had hereditary dark circles since I was 5 years old. I developed it from my fathers side of the family and it is crashing my life. I started wearing makeup at twelve years old and im tired of it. My dating life is a disaster because I cant enjoy without being questioned about my eyes. I just wanna be normal. Thinking about using houshold bleach
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