Can Retin-A fade out melasma? Can I use Olay total effect as moisturizer?

Thanks will appreciate your advice..

Doctor Answers 1


Dear thamiz:

  Yes, Retin A will slowly fade mealsma but if you don't wear a sunscreen with micronized zinc oxide AND a tint on a regular basis, it will come right back with as little as 10 minutes of sun exposure. Other products that can help them the last month to fade quickly include niacinamide, hydroquinone,  and glycolic acid. 

   All the best, Dr. Clark 

New York Dermatologist
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