What skin creams can I use to make my skin lighter by 3 shades permanently?
Doctor Answers 1
As far as lightening, I think the best product on the market is the Obagi NuDerm system. This product contains hydroquinone 4% which kills melanocytes (our pigment cells) so please give your skin a vacation every 3 months for a month or two and use a non-HQ lightening agent such as Derivations, SkinMedica, or Skinceuticals.
Your skin will get dark again in response to sunlight. ****Also, if you are avoiding the sun, please supplement with about 2,000 IU of Vitamin D daily.