How can I fix damaged upper lip from bleaching cream?
San Diego, CA
1 year ago
a couple days ago i bleached my upper lip hairs with bleaching cream, and i took it off and my upper lip was a shade or two lighter than my face.. that faded a little and is not too noticeable.. until i turn red and im afraid that if i get tanner my upper lip will be extra noticeable. i always wear sunscreen and already (besides the lighter skin shade) have a pigmented upper lip shadow. Please help me, i want my lips to be even with my face and it's just horrible to deal with. Thank you.
Doctor Answers 3
It will take time for the natural pigmentation to return and I would use emollients and avoid all sun at this time. Best, Dr. Green
Thank you for your question and I am sorry to hear of your bleaching issues. The pigmentation to your upper lip should return with time as new skin replaces that damaged from your treatment. Hope this helps.
I suggest a formal consultation, post photos, there may be skin care and lasers can be used in combination with PRP. Best, Dr. Emer.
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