My Ears Are Lighter Than my Face How Can I Make my Face As Light As my Ears?

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Ears are lighter than my face

The skin of your ears may be lighter than your facial skin, if you have longer hair, that covers your ears. To try to lighten your face wear a sunscreen with at least an SPF of 30 (50 if it does not irritate your skin) rain or shine, all year round. One type of ultratiovlet light (UVA) is constant all year round and does damage your skin. You should wear the sunscreen even iif it is raining, to make it a habit. A topical retinoid might also help, but for that you need to see a dermatologist


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