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How to Remove Dark Patches and Spots From Your Face

Updated on May 1, 2016

Melasma: Dark Spots on Face

Many adults suffer from melasma: a form of hyperpigmentation in which areas of skin become darker than their surroundings. The dark patches result from an overproduction of melanin from pigment cells called melanocytes. While melasma won't affect your overall health, its characteristic dark spots can often look unsightly, causing distress in those who have it.

Read on to discover some effective ways to eliminate those blemishes and make them less noticeable. This hub will also tell you about what causes melasma so that you can prevent it from developing in the first place.

What is Melasma?

There are a number of possible causes of hyperpigmentation, some of which can be quite serious. So it's best to consult with a doctor if you notice any skin discoloration.

One of the more common forms of hyperpigmentation is melasma, which is characterized by unsightly dark spots on the forehead, cheek, and area above the upper-lip. These spots typically appear on both sides of the face in a similar shape and pattern and can range in color from tan to dark brown.

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Tips to Make Melasma Less Noticeable

Even the most aggressive treatment options can take some time to work. In the meantime, there are a lot of things you can do to minimize the appearance of those dark patches. Check out the video below from the American Academy of Dermatology for some great tips and tricks!

Home Remedies for Melasma and Hyperpigmentation

While there are a number of medical procedures to treat melasma, you may want to try some of these home remedies first, especially if you notice the discoloration in its beginning stages.

1. Exfoliation

Exfoliation is easy to add to your night-time routine
Exfoliation is easy to add to your night-time routine

If the dark patches are new, they may only cover the first few layers of skin. In that case, manually exfoliating the area could be a solution. Find an exfoliating cleanser of your choice and apply it to the area in a circular motion. Repeat once or twice a day for best results.

2. Citrus Rub

The ascorbic acid in lemon is the active ingredient used in most over the counter remedies for melasma.
The ascorbic acid in lemon is the active ingredient used in most over the counter remedies for melasma.

Citrus fruits contain a significant amount of ascorbic acid, which can remove the top layer of skin without damage. Squeeze the lemon juice onto a cotton ball, dab it on your skin and leave it on for 20 minutes. Repeat once or twice a day for best results.

Another alternative would be to make a honey and lemon face mask. Mix the juice of half a lemon with two teaspoons of honey. Apply to the affected area for 30 minutes and then wash well.

A final citrus option would be to make a paste of lemon juice with turmeric, which is also a skin-lightening agent. Add one tablespoon of lemon juice to one tablespoon of turmeric, apply to the face for 15 minutes, and wash with warm water.

3. Vitamin E

These Vitamin E-rich foods are a great addition to your diet if you have melasma.
These Vitamin E-rich foods are a great addition to your diet if you have melasma.

Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant and can help your body repair damaged cells. You can apply Vitamin E oil directly to the skin and/or eat foods high in Vitamin E, such as nuts, avocado, leafy greens, tofu, and squash.

4. Papaya

Papaya is a melasma super-food!
Papaya is a melasma super-food!

Papaya contains papain, an enzyme that helps exfoliate the skin. Papaya also contains large amounts of Vitamins C and E, which makes it ideal for treating discoloration. Try applying a small piece of the fruit to the affected area twice a day for 20-30 minutes. Or, blend the papaya into a paste for a face mask and apply for 30 minutes.

5. Folic Acid

A healthy and delicious way to fight melasma
A healthy and delicious way to fight melasma

There have been a number of studies linking melasma to a deficiency of folic acid, and folic acid is frequently prescribed by obstetricians to pregnant women with melasma. So, it's highly recommended to take supplements and eat foods that contain a lot of that key nutrients. Such foods include green, leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, beans, and whole grains.

Medical Treatment Options for Melasma and Hyperpigmentation

Skin treatments have made enormous strides in recent years. There are many good procedures available to cure hyperpigmentation. Below are some of the most popular procedures.

  1. Discontinue Hormonal Contraception. Since melasma is usually caused by changing levels of estrogen and/or progesterone, discontinuing hormonal contraceptive pills and IUDs can often be a good first step.
  2. Topical Bleaching Creams. The first line of treatment is usually a topical acid treatment designed to remove the discolored layers of skin. You can find over the counter versions of these treatments and stronger prescription strength ones as well. These creams typically include hydroxy acids. If you want an over-the-counter product, look for one that contains kojic acid, arbutin, and lactic acid.
  3. Hydroquinone. A very effective skin lightening agent. There is some controversy over its safety, though. In 2006, the FDA withdrew its approval based on evidence it could potentially cause cancer. However, the American Academy of Dermatology disagrees with the FDA. The group insists that, used under proper supervision, hydroquinone poses no health risks. Hydroquinone creams at 2% strength are available over the counter, while more concentrated versions require a doctor's prescription.
  4. Retinoids. A form of Vitamin A that increases the rate of skin regeneration. Dead skin cells are more quickly replaced by newer, lighter ones. Only available by prescription because of the potential health risks to the fetus in pregnant women. Can also result in skin irritation.
  5. Chemical Peel. A chemical solution used to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin. The solution contains concentrated levels of the acids described in the Home Remedies section. It works by removing dead cells on the surface of the skin. The regenerated skin is typically smoother and healthier than the old skin. Done under the supervision of a dermatologist, chemical peels can cure the dark patches and bring a new glow to the whole face.
  6. Microdermabrasion. A procedure that uses tiny crystals to "sandblast" the upper layers of your skin off. It is performed by a dermatologist or surgeon, who will administer a local anesthetic. The procedure is usually repeated once a month over several months. Dermabrasion will smooth skin, resulting in the reduction of wrinkles, pigments, and scars.
  7. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). A laser treatment that uses quick pulses of light to destroy the pigment-causing melanin. The skin repairs the damage caused by the laser, leaving a lighter skin tone once it has healed. This procedure is more expensive than the others and can be painful.
  8. Steroids. Not the kind that will make you bulk up. Steroid creams applied to the affected areas treat melasma by slowing down down the regeneration process for skin cells, leading to a reduction in the number and activity of pigment producing cells.

*Note: If you're pregnant, you can take all the necessary steps to prevent and treat melasma. However, you should avoid skin-bleaching creams. No one wants dark patches on her face, but most pregnancy-related cases of melasma clear up after giving birth, so it might be best to use a concealer in the meantime.


How to Prevent Melasma

As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Melasma in particular can be difficult to get rid of once you have it, so prevention is always your best bet. Here are some ways to avoid developing melasma in the first place.

  1. Stay out of the sun - and tanning booths - completely.
  2. Always apply sun screen with an SPF of at least 30. Even if you're just leaving the house for five minutes to run errands. And be sure to reapply every few hours. Also wear a wide-brimmed hat to further keep the sun out of your face.

What Causes Melasma and Hyperpigmentation?

No definitive cause of melasma has been pinpointed, though doctors have identified a number of possible triggers:

  • Hormonal Imbalances. Melasma occurs more frequently in women than men and is often associated with hormonal changes. Women who are pregnant, taking hormone replacement therapy, or hormone-based birth control are especially susceptible. With pregnant women, these dark patches are often called the "mask of pregnancy," and typically last until the end of the pregnancy.
  • Sun Exposure. UV exposure is considered the leading cause of melasma. Certain medications, such as anti-seizure drugs, can make skin more sensitive to the sun, increasing the risk of developing melasma.
  • Scented Soaps and Deodorant. These products may irritate the skin, making it more sensitive to the sun.
  • Hypothyroidism. Melasma has been associated with low levels of thyroid hormone.

Certain people will also have a higher risk factor for melasma. These include:

  • Women. Men make up only one quarter of people diagnosed with melasma.
  • People with Darker Skin. People who tan easily or already have higher melanin production are more likely to develop melasma.
  • Those with a Family History. One third of people diagnosed with melasma report that a family member has also suffered from the disease.


What are the Different Kinds of Melasma?

Not all cases of melasma are the same and the prognosis for treatment can vary based on whether the melasma appears on the top layer of skin or on one of the lower layers. Look at the table below, which lists the features of the different melasma types to help you identify what kind you may have.

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Type of Melasma  
Features  
Epidermal (on the outer-layer of skin)
1) Well-defined border
 
2) Patches dark brown in color
 
3) Responds well to treatment
 
 
Dermal (on the lower layer skin layers)
1) Most common type
 
2) Poorly defined borders
 
3) Light brown or bluish in color
 
4) Responds poorly to treatment
 
 
Mixed
1) Bluish, light and dark brown patches
 
2) Moderate improvement with treatment
 
 

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      myra sundhu 7 years ago

      its really gud information

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      Alice 6 years ago

      a good short article covering the important points.

      thank you.

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      premk 6 years ago

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      dhanu 5 years ago

      nice one

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      priya 5 years ago

      It is very good & important information . thank u very much.

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      Ali 5 years ago

      I am Ali n im 24year old,i have black spots in my face from past 4years,during these 4years i was go to many skin specialists doctors,but they cant give me a good medicine.so plz suggest me some remedies which can removes my these spot.i will very thankful 4ur this act.

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      premk 5 years ago

      Hello To all the people asking for remedies,

      Every person's skin and problems are unique. Hence you should visit a good dermatologist and discuss the various treatment options. Under the specialist guidance only undergo the treatment options. For example never attempt a chemical peel at home.This can be dangerous. Always get it done by a specialist dermatologist. Natural remedies can be tried at home. But still even for that check with dermatologist and make sure that your skin is not allergic to any of those.

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      Dapinder Pahwa 5 years ago

      helloo....i have black spots on my face....near upper portion of cheeks below my both eyes. i av consulted a doctor. he said the same thing i.e. sun burn problem.

      but he had suggested two ointment:

      1) La Moist cream( contains aloe vera, vitamn e and almond oil)

      2) M-Lite (hydroquinone, Tretinoin and Mometasone Furoate Cream)

      he advised me to mix up these both cream n aplly it on the affected area.

      m using it from a month bt my skin has began becomin red which was black earlier. i said all dis to doc he said the affected skin is peeling off and due to that dis rediness is ocurring.......do u av to say something on it.

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      SWETHA REDDY 5 years ago

      hello.....iam 25 years old i have a black spots on by either cheek's...from past 2 years....i have consulted dermatologist and even used the cream continuously for 2 months suggested by doctor, but there was no result....the dark sports did not vanish....when i again visited doctor ,she said she will do a chemical treatment and remove the sport's....plz suggest me is it safe to under go the chemical treatment ...will there be side effects in future.....plz help me out for this....

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      teja 5 years ago

      very useful.thank u

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      Ty G'z 5 years ago

      hey ive been having a slight problem for the past two years.

      - ihave a black dot or spot on the right side of cheek, its weird because its only on the right side of my face no were else .

      ispent the night out and came back with this horrible dot can someone pleasee help me, this isn't attractive at all !!

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      Usman 5 years ago

      Very informative site. I have been consulting doctors regarding the scar on the side of my forehead since last two years but no result. I feel I have found the solution now.

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      premk 5 years ago

      I think what the doctor said is right. Your skin will become normal. Sorry for the late reply. I was busy with work.

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      premk 5 years ago

      chemical peel is a good option. Consult with the doctor on the type of peel. If done correctly by an expert doctor , peeling is safe. But as always there are some rare sideeffects. But these are very rare.

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      premk 5 years ago

      You should keep the pimples clean. Dont touch it with hands. You ran the risk of infecting the pimples. Always keep your face clean. Consult your doctor and follow the recommendations

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      priya 5 years ago

      hi before 1 year i was too fair bt now it became very dark and i having pimples... the mark of the pimples not yet gone give me one solution for my problem plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz my email id is devilheart.devil@yahoo.com

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      rushel 4 years ago

      hi i was bright brown but seen's last year to now i'm to much black and on my back to much pimples coming to much black point and i was for doc for that the doc give me that medicine capsule doxy 100ml. other is amycin lotion. please i need ur help very much that my email add rusheldelwar@yahoo.com

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      abhi 4 years ago

      i want to remove blackness from my face tell me the natural solution .

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      nazmeen 4 years ago

      hiiiii m 19 i have used a dermatolist bestopic cream to remove white marks on affected area but when i used it my skin on that area burn nd its ithching a lot and very reddish plz gv me some solution

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      rayees 4 years ago

      hey i am 21 year i am boy old i have pimples on full face from 5yr i taken all kinds off treatment i concelled with doctor and i want palour but thr is no reaction of any think plz help me my email id rayees_anees@yahoo.com

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      shoba 4 years ago

      plz help me.. am getng black marks and red colord pimples .. how to get rid of them??

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      shis910 4 years ago

      PLEASE HELP!! I used some oil controlling gel. Now we know curves are formed when we smile right, and because of the gel the curves are completely black. What in the world should I do? EMAIL ID is shisirruwali@yahoo.com

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      aagn 4 years ago

      thank u

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      rashi 4 years ago

      last four years am facing utress problems last two years back black patches on my face both sides pls tell me hw i treat fully clean my face

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      roxer 4 years ago

      hi i m 29yrs old i ve dark patches all over my face for last 4yrs

      how can i remove it please help me please......

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      tarannum khan 4 years ago

      i am 27 of age nd getting dark spot nd black head on my face from last 6 years nd i have use many creams for it but i didn't get any result so pls consult mr any spot removal cream dat can be removed easily as soon as possible...reply me soon.

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      Nazir ahmed khan 3 years ago

      I have B lack Spots on face, which increasing day by day and itching

      Therefore I kindly request you to Prescribed Treatment for me.

      Thanks.

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      Nitin Mehta 3 years ago

      hi i m nitin mehta i m suffering from skin problem from last 2 months and then after the treatment my face is suffering from blackness. So please tell me what i can do to remove my blackness. nitinmehta1996@gmail.com

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      mili 3 years ago

      thank u soo much

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      khanzameer 3 years ago

      in my face we have so many pimple problem and blackmark,trademark.deepmark please give me any solution for that to remove all mark and pimples.

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      Rupesh singhania 3 years ago

      Hyy!!I have a dark patches on my nose due to regular wearing of spex.plzzzz suggest me to remove it.plzzzzz help me -email I'd -rupeshsinghania73@gmail.com

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      khushi , govindpur 3 years ago

      how to remove black spot at right side cheek

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      mani 3 years ago

      Im felling bad with my black sports on my face. I used meny crems gels. No use. So plzzzzzzzz. Get one solution

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      tarunsanthu 3 years ago

      hai ia m tarun santhu age 29 years i was fair n handsome but past 6months black n browny marks r occuring on my forehead,chin,and nose. so plse give some idea to cure this. my email id is tarunsanthu@gmail.com

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      ruchika 3 years ago

      i hve black moles on my face plzzz suggest me smethng to remove it looks wierd

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      prince 3 years ago

      Am 24yrs old..i have black marks on my face eyes neck and some under places...i used some medicine

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      Sanjana 3 years ago

      Hi,I,m29 yrs and my face is full of darkspots,acne marks and tils.please tell me how to remove it.

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      damu 3 years ago

      hiii , i am 20 years old i have full dark black spots in my face can any one tell me wat cream if i use i can remove the black dots

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      john 3 years ago

      If you are going out,I would recommend you to use cap during day...Also Sundown "60" sun cream is good . if you can mix cucumber pieces and oats. in a mixer and keep the mixture in fridge . you can use this mix on your face ,wash the face after 20

      mins. it will really help to get clean face.

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      tricia 3 years ago

      I have dark black patches on my face on the both sides of my eye want will I do to remover it

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      Mamta Rai 3 years ago

      i am 21 years old i got black batches on my nose ...so i just want to remove by any means so please do help me...raimamta12@yahoo.com

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      shani 2 years ago

      Hii am 16 year old I have black spot in my cheecks and I have black patches in my face I will use kojic gell but it not work so pls help me what should I do

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      daisy 2 years ago

      Hi iam 45yrs old I have black patches in my nose pls help me what should I do

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      Jessika 2 years ago

      i am 28 years old n i have black spot on two side of my cheek for the 4 year i have consulted to several skin specialist Doctor they have given me tablet ,different types of day n night cream but none of them workout so what shall i do please suggest me some cream or medicine for my skin problem.I will remain grateful to you

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      raji 2 years ago

      I have blackpatches on my nose and sides of my nose i consulted so any doctors but no use i hve done chemical peeljng also but no use. Pls telll the suggestion

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      tejinder kaur nandra 2 years ago

      i have problam of dark paches and spots

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      freeda 2 years ago

      i have black paches on my face pls help me.. to come out from this ....

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      mimi 2 years ago

      Dark patches both cheecks wat to do plssss am dying, is it bad to use hydroquinone cream

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      sakthi sathish 2 years ago

      its very effective

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      Street-Wear-Buff 2 years ago

      I'm 23 and already see this happening to my skin. Wear your sunscrean people!

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      marissa2.anuron@gmail.com 2 years ago

      Thank you for the info.

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      pranita 2 years ago

      Can i use lemon on chemical peeled brown patches

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      Pranita 2 years ago

      Can i use lemon on chemical peeled brown patches on face..

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      deepika tadka 2 years ago

      I have black marks on cheeks plsssss give me suggestion. A

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      Joyette Fabien 2 years ago from Dominica

      Very useful information here

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      Jacquelyn fuller 2 years ago from Woonsocket, Rhode Island

      This is very interesting because I have blemish spots stemmed from acne. I just started using blemish creme and I will start using other remedies along with it... Thanks for this article.

      Jacquelyn fuller

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      Pennyforyourthots 2 years ago

      Very informative article with a lot of helpful hints. Much appreciated!

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      Mary Norton 2 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Interesting tips. I have some spots on my face that I wish are not there so will try some of these.

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      Bapi 2 years ago

      I am bapi, i am 33 year old,i have black spots in my face from past 5 years, this is not a pimples black spot. It is different like small cumin during these 5 Years i was go to many skin specialists doctors,but i am failed.so plz suggest me some remedies which can removes my these spot.i will very thankful 4ur this act.

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      C L Mitchell 2 years ago

      Thanks for writing such an in depth article on this problem. As you have pointed out, it's really important to know what type of melasma you have. I have tried IPL, laser, microdermabrasion and just about every kind of product on the market and they have not improved my melasma at all. Eventually I learned that I have the dermal type, which unfortunately does not respond to treatment. If only I had known that before wasting so much money on useless treatments. Don't expect the "specialists" at the treatment places to be honest with you - they just want your money. My only advice is to always wear a hat and a high quality broad spectrum sunscreen (UVA & UVB) to prevent the damage from occurring in the first place. Do this when your young, by 25 my permanent damage had already occurred and it was too late.

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      Sid 2 years ago

      On my face 1 side there is big and very dark spot.. I try lemon,honey, all home indigriant but no change occurs... Plz tell me what I do? ? Plz plzz

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      Neelima 2 years ago

      Hi am 21yrs old I have a dark spot on my cheek I used so many creams my doctor suggested for chemical pelling I have done 2 months ago but I have lite spot n some black spots around it my doctor suggested to use carofit ultra cream n dermadem aloe gel cream nw am thinking 2 use home remedies can my skin become normal??

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      keneth 2 years ago

      I'm 46 years and my face is very patchy and dull(dry) I have tried many medicated creams like betnovite , flucote , olemessa oil , calamine lotion etc. But there is no improvement in my skin so plz suggest some remedies to solve my problem and lime and aelovera does not suits my skin .

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      tridivesh 2 years ago

      Hello , a month ago I met a road accident and my cheek was rashed by road after occurrence of bleeding it turned into a brown layer and now its like a dark patch .....plzzzz help me to clear it and give a solution to get a normal skin....plzzzxx

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      shila 2 years ago

      I have darkcircles under eyes what i should do to take care plzzz help

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      Thelma Alberts 23 months ago from Germany

      Thanks for the tips. I have to try those as I have seen 2 of those patches on my cheeks. Very new.

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      shalu 22 months ago

      am twenty three years old, I've got black marks around my eyes due to furoate cream, how can i get rid of this, plz somebody tell me....

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      sana 21 months ago

      Hello mam plzz help.me in my small intestine ulcer is there.. on my cheeks,around mouth,forehead nd lower lip dark patches is there plzz help me how should I remove it m losing faith in my self I feel brass to go outside plZZ PLZZ HELP ME

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      Black widow 15 months ago

      Change your diet, fruits and vegetables are best,no fried foods, cleanse your body,drink plenty of water, apply lemon on spots only and at night but rinse very well,,never apply lemon juice in the daytime and go outside because the sun will eat your face with the lemon juice on,, wear SPF always,,apply yogurt, buttermilk they contain natural acids that lighten your skin,

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      premk 15 months ago

      You should always check with a good dermatologist first. Follow the treatment option suggested by your dermatologist.

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      doma 15 months ago

      my face has more and more black coming so plz help me how to remove that black i want to face white ,but black is coming more and more

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      ish 14 months ago

      On both side of my eyes there is a dark scar, sometime in the night when i go to bed my eyes run water i dont know if that cause it or if its a face cream i use. please can you tell a home remedie or where i can go to get help. Thank you in advance. YOURS TURLY ISH

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      ish 14 months ago

      On both side of my eyes there is a dark scar, sometime in the night when i go to bed my eyes run water i dont know if that cause it or if its a face cream i use. please can you tell a home remedie or where i can go to get help. Thank you in advance.

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      zuhaib hassan 14 months ago

      sir i have dark circle with my face and nose area so plz suggest any cream then remove the darkness

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      D m gurung 13 months ago

      I have black patches on the nose n brown dot on the fase plz suggest me same precautions

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      Jackie 13 months ago

      Very good info! Thank you!

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      sandeep 13 months ago

      Honey +lemon face mask is effective

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      Joemel Cabangon 12 months ago

      Dermalmd Blemish Serum is such an amazing product! I have used for about a week, and almost all my blemishes are gone!!! I need to get a new one...these little tunes last SO long!!

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      Rida 12 months ago

      Iam female 27 and Iam preganant and I want to ask u I have got acne spot on my back neck and all back body past couple of year how to get rid off plz tell me

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      pankaj 12 months ago

      Hi i m 21 yr old..and in my face their are many normal spots how can i full fill those spots.so i requested to you suggest me a best product.

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      Himanshu 11 months ago

      Hi,

      I am 30 years of age & from the past one year I am suffering from black patches over my fore head, I tried evry home made remedies also went to the dermatologist but they are stubborn marks & are not getting removed. Pl let me know the best solution

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      saad 11 months ago

      hello i am 17 years old , i was born with this one brown spot on my upper left cheek . Please can i get rid of it or will it be there for the rest of my life ?

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      Phindile 11 months ago

      Hi iv got some problem in my face its changing I don't know what going on I'm very disappointed plz help I'm 27 years

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      vijayaballa 10 months ago

      hi.. actually i am facing some black spout and white spouts on my face i cant understand what i do please said any permanent solution

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      Anitha 10 months ago

      I am having a kind of discoloration of skin on face, i have consulted many dermatologist and did all treatment, but no result. pls suggest me any way

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      vijay 9 months ago

      Doctor done 4 peel on my forhead but no improvement and creams are regular use in doctor advise but no improvement

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      kamala 9 months ago

      Hi I am 29yrs old , I have dark patched on my cheek, doctor give me ezkunorma skin cream I use the cream but it not work it's coming more n more, so plz tell me how can I remove the dark patched

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      zohn 9 months ago

      Hi...am 24 yr old I have a dark patch on my nose how can I remove this plzz help me

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      kalai 9 months ago

      hi guys i'm 23 yr's old .And i have the dark patches in my nose ,under the eye. anybody remove our patches in completely plsss help me what i use ......

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      Tellyannik 9 months ago

      Hi pls help me I have dark spots on both sides of ma cheek and its very unattractive n unpleasant. I don't have it at d middle just d sides. I have taken several lotions n cremes yet nothing happens. Pimples and dark spots. I even take a drug called ery....

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      KIRTI NAHAK 8 months ago

      I have dark patches in my face & nose for 4 yrs back....i consult doctor and they give sunburn cream,uni white cream,melano tx-od tablet are regular use but no improvement.

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      Payal 8 months ago

      Please suggest me some remedies I'm having dark patches on upper lips from last two years but it is not going it looks ugly

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      Reshma Joshi 8 months ago

      Hi

      In my back i have found black spot. as per dermatologist is is not melasma.

      can you please guide me the treatment

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      Rinku 7 months ago

      Hi Dr, I have black patch on my forehead and dr suggested me for peel, is it effective and safe , pls suggest me should I go for it not

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      irshan 7 months ago

      Please tell us the permanent solution for melasma if you can. Is there any cream to remove melasma permanently.

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      CorneliaBuresch 7 months ago

      Recently I purchase dermalmd lightening serum because I am getting a significant amount of dark spots on my forehead. I have started using this twice a day and I'm noticing that the darkening areas are reducing in color. I would attribute dermalmd reduction to the serum I am using. It does not smell and goes on non-greasy. A little goes a long way so it makes it a great value.

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      Marion 7 months ago

      I have lighter spots and recently I dub an organic honey with organic apple cidar vinegar on my face.its kind of faded a bit.but not totally gone

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      mona.. 6 months ago

      I am 33years of age & from the past one year I am suffering from black patches over my fore head, I tried evry home made remedies also went to the dermatologist but they are stubborn marks & are not getting removed. Pl let me know the best solution

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      Khushi 6 months ago

      I have dark patches on my leg .wt shall I do for remove it

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      Guriya kumari 6 months ago

      There are many little mole and dark spot on my face . plz tell me what to do?

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      Katie 6 months ago

      Does applying bleach to your skin work the same as the topical bleaching skin cream?

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      Raaa 6 months ago

      melasma (lichubaba) are so irritating

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      sonu 4 months ago

      very good infomation. Thanks a lot.

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      JeanWilliams 3 months ago

      My wife swears by Dermalmd lightening serum. She has issues with dark patches on her cheeks and around her upper lip. It has really helped make the spots less visible. She is Asian and started having the spots in her late 20's. I guess it is hormone related. She goes through a bottle about every 6 months.

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      Sarita Rai 2 months ago

      Can u plezzz help me get rid of dark spot on my face?

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      riz 2 months ago

      Hi on my face dark mark's could you pleas help me

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      Juliet Scott 2 months ago

      I had 2 side by side scars on my hand that are 30 years old. i had a new injury that required stitches directly over one of the scars and i used dermalmd scar serum on the new wound, and that side of my hand is noticeably different! not often you get a chance at such a side by side comparison, but seriously, the newer 'scar' tissue is almost non existent, and this is 8 months later.i did keep this at my desk and applied it pretty continuously

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      Gayaman anisha 2 months ago

      Hi I'm 25 years old , I have dark spot on my face ,,, I used the vacuum blackhead remover after that I used also cotton ball to remove the dark spot then suddenly my skin damage,, plz suggest me some remedies which can remove these black spot in my face ,,,thank you very much

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      Priya r 7 weeks ago

      Hi ..I have dark patches on my forehead upper lips and chicks ...past 7 years ...I m very frustrated...I visited many doctors but I have no improvement.please suggest me what do I do

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      Anitha 2 weeks ago

      Two weeks ago I used garlic on my face it became dark spots my my face below the eyes. How to remove this dark spot help me.

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