kgcin LA

Member since 5/20/2012


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Tri-luma Cream Combined with Use Clarisonic Facial Brush - Los Angeles, CA

I started to get melasma in my early 30's. at first it was small patches of brown on my cheeks which weren't even that noticeable when i wore makeup so i wasn't that bothered by them. around the age of 35, i experimented with different kinds of birth control pills and very quickly, saw a dramatic increase in the spread of my melasma. i now had a brown patch over my upper lip and across my... READ MORE

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Hi sharp stuff- Sorry for such a late response but I only just now got your email...I'm writing back because I could sense from your tone how down this melasma has got you and it reminded of me when my melasma was at it's worst and how... READ COMMENT

Hi little kelly, wow--what a tricky situation you're in...I went off bc pills completely when I started to get melasma and have never gone back on them again. My doctor told me that not having the hormones from bc pills in my body... READ COMMENT

No problem worried 6974... here you are: for facial sunblock i use SkinCeuticals Sheer Physical UV Defense SPF 50. i even use it in the house because i have a lot of windows and even with curtains, i've found that any amount of time in... READ COMMENT

I'm so glad to hear that you found my story comforting and that the improvements in the condition of my own skin have given you some hope. I also am hispanic with olive skin, dark hair and dark eyes. and my boyfriend's the biggest sun... READ COMMENT

Thanks for sharing your story and preventing the rest of us from spending major cash on a process that rarely works. i can't tell you how many times a dermatologist has recommended i do lasers for melasma!! if it weren't for this forum... READ COMMENT