Upper Lip + Melasma Treatment

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Melasma - How to Apply Tretinoin and Hydroquinon Creams

I have melasma on my upper lip due to taking oral contraceptives. I have seen a dermatologist and was prescribed Tretinoin Cream .025% as well as... READ MORE

Melasma Upper Lip

Skin around upper lip is starting to darken. Is this a symptom of melasma? READ MORE

Dermal melasma upper lip. What can I do to get rid of it? Nothing works. (Photo)

Hello..I developed dermal melasma on my upper lip in 2009..3 yrs AFTER early menopause..no hrt...since then it has gotten worse..wear sunscreen daily,... READ MORE

Question about Melasma on Upper Lip?

I'm a 45 year old female. Was on the pill for 6 years. Stopped pill 6 months ago. I have melasma on my forearms. Mild melasma above my upper lip Is... READ MORE

Melasma spreading even with treatment. Desperate for help.

My melasma started on both cheeks. It has spread to my forehead, nose, upper lip & recently below my lower lip. I have been using kojic acid and... READ MORE

Diagnosing Melasma in African American Patients

I've researched lots and I can only find pictures of Melasma of people who are hispanic or caucasian. I've been having this problem since I was 15.... READ MORE

Is this melasma on my upper lip line? It looks like brown lip liner. My top lip looks uneven due to it. (Photo)

I have had a brown line and spots appear on one side of my top lip, on the actual lip line. It starts right at the peak with a few spots & changes the... READ MORE

Melasma question, Why does hydroquinone work for some women but not others?

I know of women who had complete clearance of melasma with obagi. but for others it did nothing. why is that so? I am indian, very fair complexioned... READ MORE

I have melasma on my upper lip. I am seeing a dermatologist today. Is there any treatment to get rid of it on my upper lip?

Is there any treatment to get rid of it on my upper lip? Have a sun holiday booked next month and need to know if I can enjoy my time in the sun or do... READ MORE

I have dermal melasma on my upper lip (essentially untreatable). Could a skin colored tattoo help to fill the area?

It is effecting my life and I cannot cover it will makeup well. I want my life back. I would prefer hypopigmentation in the area. It sounds odd, but... READ MORE

How can I get rid of my Melasma and why did I get it?

Started noticing the Melasma, about 8 years ago. I took Accutane, but from what I have read on this website, Melasma cant be caused by Accutane. I... READ MORE

Is laser induced melasma on upper lip usually deep and not treatable?

I have it from 2 months after laser hair removal(2 sessions). there is only slight fading after chemical peel( medium depth) and cosmelan treatment... READ MORE

Is melasma and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation the same thing?

Are they both equally difficult to treat especially in the upper lip area? READ MORE

Melasma is becoming darker. Any suggestions?

First small spots appeared on my nose and they joined with each other but now small spots appearing on my upper lips ..... please help me to remove... READ MORE

Melasma not going away! Any suggestions? (photos)

I have had dark skin patches on my upper lip for over a year now. I have tried almost everything to get rid of them. I have not been on hormonal birth... READ MORE

I had melasma for 2 years now. What treatment would you recommend? (photo)

I am pretty sure if I go at any doctor here in NYC the treatment they are doing in their office will say that's the best option. I am a Caucasian... READ MORE

I had dermalen for melasma on cheeks and recent PIH after laser hair removal on upper lip. Upper lip didn't respond at all...

Does this mean that upper lip PIH is dermal and will not resolve? I had it about 2 months ago.. it looks bit better because of the peeling but it's... READ MORE

Melasma tingling and fading

The last 2 weeks my upper lip has been tingling a little bit and I have noticed that it is fading. I was wondering what this might be telling me. It... READ MORE

What to do with laser induced melasma on the upper lip?

It's not fading at all with chemical peel..should i try hydroquinone 10%? but won't it keep on coming back?Tried chemical peel, applying vitamin c and... READ MORE

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