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Does Fraxel Work for Hyperpigmented African American Skin?

When I was a teen I squeezed every pimple that I had. The results of that was dark spots on my chin and forehead. Will Fraxel help these acne scar... READ MORE

How can I treat hyperpigmentation in frown lines & under eyes/side of nose? (Photo)

Desperate to treat acne scarring/ hyperpigmentation, it being worst in my frown lines.How can I treat this resistant HP? I cannot use hydroquinone or... READ MORE

Which treatment is good for hyperpigmentation on my skin? (Photo)

I have been having acne since high school and now I'm 20 years old. I haven't had any breakout in the last couple of weeks but I have a lot of... READ MORE

How to get rid of dark spots ? (photos)

I'm a 16 year old African American female with dark spots from acne scarring. Mainly on my forehead, I'm curious on how to get them removed. Ive tried... READ MORE

Extreme Hyperpigmentation Treatment for African American Skin?

What would be the most effective treatment for extreme hyperpigmentation for African Americans? My acne has been under control for a while now, but... READ MORE

L-Glutathione Injectables for Acne Scars and Hyperpigmentation?

Hi, I was wondering where I would be able to purchase or get L-Glutathione injectables prescribed to me as I am someone who suffers from severe... READ MORE

PIH and Slight Melasma Treatment for Asian Skin?

I am Chinese American and have PIH from many years of acne as well as slight melasma. Since Asian skin is so sensitive, how can I even out my skin... READ MORE

How to Get Rid of Hyperpigmentation/scars on Arms from Acne For Good? (photo)

I have two questions about the pictures I have attached. I have become very self-conscious about my arms. 1) First, are the marks that I have simply... READ MORE

What is the best procedure for hyperpigmentation left from acne scars on olive skin tone (Mexican descent) that tans easily?

I have oily, olive skin tone and hardly get sunburned but tan easily. I had a terrible breakout on my cheeks-though I no longer have a severe acne... READ MORE

I have Hyperpigmentation from acne. What's the best procedure to remove the scars?

I am Polynesian (brown skin) and I have hyper pigmentation from acne. I pick at my acne and then I have flat dark brown spots as scars. What's the... READ MORE

How do I get rid of hyperpigmentation and acne scars along with white and black heads? (Photos)

I've had acne for about 4 years now and won't go away its a lot of white and black heads... And my hyperpigmentation began when I was in 5th grade but... READ MORE

How Do I Get Rid of Small Brown Spots Left Behind from Previous Pimples? (photo)

I use to have some big pimples that when they went away, they left brown spots on my face. They aren't too bad or too noticeable but I just want then... READ MORE

Is hydroquinone safe for African American (brown) skin?

I am a 22 year old African American who has suffered from acne for about 8 years. The acne is now clear thanks to antibiotics but the scarring has not... READ MORE

Removing hyperpigmentation and acne scars in very dark African American skin? (Photo)

I had very bad eczema as a child and also suffered "hydrocortisone burn" because a doctor gave me a very high concentration as a child. I have been... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation due to pregnancy and severe acne scars. Is there any skin care product that you suggest for me?

Hi I had a baby last November and my face has visible hyper pigmentation (This started with pregnancy) and i have lot of acne scars as well. Is there... READ MORE

I have some dark hyperpigmentation left over from acne. Any suggestions? (photos)

Hello Sir, I'm 19 from Sri Lanka, and I have some dark hyperpigmentation left over from acne and I really want it gone . Also few acne scars. Would a... READ MORE

Is this hyperpigmentation, a chemical burn or acne scar? (Photos)

I have a these patches/stripes of dark marks on my face and I used hair hair removal cream a while ago I'm not sure if that was the cause of the dark... READ MORE

What's the best way to get my skin cleared? I have hyperpigmentation and scarring left over from acne several years ago (Photo)

I no longer have active acne (rarely get a pimple, once every few months). But I have been dealing with scars and pigmentation for several years. I've... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation (from acne - brown skin) - what are my options for treatment? (Photos)

I've had adult acne since I was 19 (I'm 25). I have dry skin that heals pretty fast & leaves me with deep acne bumps, I have hair growth on my... READ MORE

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