Having the perfect skin is everyone's dream. But due to current lifestyle, pollution and diet, we all have blemishes and uneven skin tones which we would like to even out. There are beauty creams, laser treatments, chemical peels as well as natural remedies you can try to improve skin tone.
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How to improve skin tone and get glowing skin?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. I have an uneven skin tone on my face. Please advise for an even skin tone and glowing skin. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com Uneven skin tone is caused mainly by: Frequent sun exposure. Hormonal imbalances. To prevent and reverse dullness of skin and to improve your skin tone: Drink plenty of water (minimum of eight glasses a day). Avoid oily foods. Consume a lot of fruits and green vegetabl... Read Full »
How can I keep my skin moisturized?
Query: Hi doctor, The use of moisturizer or face wash made my skin glow. If not for five to six days, my skin would become very dull even without any sun exposure. So, I used them regularly. But, I had stopped applying anything on my face for about three months and then my facial skin stopped responding t... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. My inference from the above is that your skin is facing lack of oil. There is dryness which makes your skin vulnerable to sun and other external influences. Hence it gets dark. However, with moisturizer, the skin gets adequate moisture and hydration and stays supple and... Read Full »
Which skin repair products can be used to treat uneven tone with swollen eyelids and lips?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been struggling with skin problems since I was a baby. I was told I have eczema and not allowed to eat things like tin food and my body gets itchy when I play in the grass and after taking a bath. I get a rash, teary eyes, runny nose, when seasons change my skin gets dry too espec... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from atopic dermatitis. You have a family history of atopy. You have all the symptoms of atopy that is runny nose, eyes problem and now swelling. It is a condition in which a person has an inherent tendency of being allergic to so many things. We have a ... Read Full »
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Query: Hi doctor, I have a wheatish complexion. Can you please suggest if I can use Kojivit cream for skin lightening? Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Yes, you can use Kojivit gel (Kojic acid) safely daily. But, it only removes extra tan from your skin. You can try using a Glycolic acid based face wash for better results of skin lightening. Make sure that you apply sunscreen every 5-6 hours. You can also get chemical p... Read Full »
Hydroquinone creams are giving me only temporary skin lightening. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, My skin tone is dusky. One year ago, I started using Hydroquinone cream. After three to four months, I stopped using it, but then, my face started to become dark again. After a month, I started to use this cream again and then stopped. I want to make my skin healthy and have a clear c... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The long-term use of Hydroquinone can cause permanent discoloration called exogenous ochronosis, especially on persons with a dusky skin. The use of any skin lightening agents gives results only till it is being used. For a healthy skin tone, start applyin... Read Full »
Will using Restreta tablet for three months cause hormonal imbalance?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old girl. I have dehydrated and dull skin. My dermatologist recommended I use the Restreta tablet to improve my complexion. I have to take it twice a day before a meal. I want to know whether there will be any hormonal imbalance because of this tablet. Is it safe for me... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Restreta (Glutathione, Collagen, and L-cysteine) contains Glutathione, an antioxidant. It effectively prevents melanin synthesis in the skin, which helps in skin lightening. It is available in oral and injection forms. Oral capsules do not pr... Read Full »
I am a 48-year-old female with wheatish skin color and melasma. Can I use Glutathione injection for skin whitening?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 48-year-old female with bright wheatish skin color and melasma, for which I have been using the 5 % Cysteamine cream for the last seven days. But now I would like to take Glutathione injections for skin whitening. Please advise on this. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com I read your query and understand your concern. The Cysteamine cream (Cysteamine Hydrochloride) that you are using currently is a great treatment for reducing the appearance of hyperpigmentation which is caused due to melasma. Tranexamic acid tablets are also used f... Read Full »
The skin on my face is much darker than the skin on my body. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a male, weighing 70 kilograms and 167 centimeters tall. The skin on my face is much darker than the skin on my body. I want to get back my original skin tone.Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. As per the history and image provided (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity), hyperpigmentation of the facial skin depends upon multiple factors, including genetics, sun exposure, medications, sk... Read Full »
Please suggest products to improve the skin color of a 3 month old.
Query: Hi doctor, Please suggest a good soap, lotion, or massage oil to improve the color. She is three months old. I already tried using pigeon soap, pigeon lotion, tedibar, Cetaphil lotion, olive oil. Read Full »
Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per evidence-based medicine, no such product can improve color. It is not advisable to use any product which can or has an effect on skin color. For massage, any oil which suits the baby (coconut oil, olive oil) will do. The baby regains its original color by the ... Read Full »
I want to lighten my skin color and reduce my facial acne. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I want to lighten my skin color and reduce my facial acne. I used cream Epiduo for acne in the past. Currently, I am taking 1000 mg of Vitamin C and 1000 mg Glutathione. Are there any vitamins and topical creams that I could use? Please suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have acne vulgaris, also called acne, that occurs due to multiple factors like genetic susceptibility in case of family members or parents having had a history of acne in the past, climatic factors, dietary factors, hormonal imbalances... Read Full »