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How to Get Rid of Upper Lip Hair and Hyperpigmentation?

I started out bleaching my upper lip when I was a teen. I am half-Asian and I have always had upper lip hair. About the last year or so, I began to... READ MORE

What to Use for Removing Black Spots on Face?

I have dark spots on my face that go around I have like a beard from both ears to the chin and forehead. I used peeling creams, and at first it seemed... READ MORE

Will Mederma Help with Hyperpigmentation After Cryotherapy?

I have some dark pigmentation after I had some cryotherapy done. Will Mederma help fade the pigmentation or is there something better? READ MORE

Success of Obagi System for Hyperpigmentation

Obagi was recommended to me to get rid of the post-laser inflammatory hyperpigmentation I have on my cheeks. The thought of dry skin, redness, itch... READ MORE

How can I achieve baby skin again? What are all the lasers, chemical peels and dermabrasion I need? How many?

I want smooth thick baby skin, like if I were to be born again. I don't think I'm being unrealistic I'm 19 years old. I want Kim Kardashians perfect... READ MORE

IPL Effective Treatment for PIH?

I am suffering from post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) following Fraxel Repair nine months ago. I have been using 4% hydroquinone for 5 months... READ MORE

Skin Redness Something to Worry About?

I have a rough, dry patch of skin for the past 6 weeks (see picture). I don't have any hyperpigmentation anywhere else. I use Retin-A 2 X week,... READ MORE

I have some dark patches on my skin. Is it Ochronosis or just hyperpigmentation? (Photo)

I had applied 2% Hydroquinone on my acne spots about 3-4 total in a period of one year or so. I got some dark skin patches on my forehead and my cheek... READ MORE

When I Should Start Thinking of Doing Skin Rejuvenation?

I'm a woman my age is 33 years. I have white skin and I have a little sun spots on my cheecks and pegmentation. and I have three three acnes around my... READ MORE

Doctor recommendation that specializes in darker skinned women, hyper pigmentation, skin tightening and facial fillers? (photo)

I seen many darker skin women attempt to get peels only to come out worse from when they started. I've seen burns as well. I would like to get a good... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation on Back- What Are My Treatment Options? (photo)

Having moderate acne on my back as a teen has left multiple dark marks there, although skin itself is relatively smooth (I am 21 now). Besides being... READ MORE

Is Meladerm Really Effective and Safe?

I have dark skin around my lips. I have tried many skin lightener but isnt helping much. Will the results from Meladerm be permanent with usage of... READ MORE

Is 4% Hydroquinone Effective on PIH?

I am currently being treated for CO2 laser induced post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) with 4% Hydroquinone with abscorbic acid. Does 4%... READ MORE

How to Get Rid of Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation?

How can I get rid of seemingly permanent post-inflammatory hypigmentation? I have a dark, thick skin left over after a moderate eczema; I've had it... READ MORE

Electrocautery Caused Ugly Scars.

I developed some Pseudofolliculitis lesions on my neck while i was using "Isotretinoin" for 4 months. Dermatologist performed... READ MORE

I'm 15 yrs old, I have Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation and dark skin. What treatment would you recommend? (photos)

Hi. I am 15 right now and am turning 16 very soon. I always suffered from PIH every since I hit puberty and got acne. Its pretty bad and it really... READ MORE

Can hydroquinone (Tri-luma) and sun screen chemically react and scar skin? (photos)

Whenever I would apply this on the area with tri-luma, it would burn really badly... but I didn't think anything of it. The active ingredients are... READ MORE

How can I correct the hyperpigmentation around my mouth? I noticed fine lines forming a year ago so I used otc retinol (Photo)

How can I correct the hyperpigmentation around my mouth. I noticed fine lines forming about a year ago so I used otc retinol I used Roc deep wrinkle... READ MORE

Waxing Okay for Heavily Pigmented Skin?

Considering Brazilian Bikini.Thick black coarse hair but skin is heavily pigmented, almost the hair color. Is it safe and results? READ MORE

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