Is there anything permanent? I am a very dark skin African American woman and have used almost every over the counter lightening crème & soap and nothing brings me close to my desired complexion. I don’t want to have light skin just lighter and I know how I want to look but don't know what would work for my pigment or if anything works at all. I hope it is something permanent as well because I don’t want to go through this the rest of my life. The picture doesn't show how dark I really am but I hope you can get an idea.