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Thus protection from sun-exposure by physical methods and proper use of sunscreens is central to prevention and treatment of these … View thread »

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Ahaglow (alpha hydroxy acid) face wash can be used to wash the face. La shield sunscreen can be used in the morning as it is non-comedogenic. Please upload an image of your face, so that depending on the skin type, pigmentation, and acne, medications can be … View thread »

SPF or sun protection factor blocks damaging UV rays, which are responsible for skin aging, darkening, sunburn, and malignancy. I would advise you to use sunscreens that are a multi-spectrum or broad spectrum, which blocks both UV-A and UV-B rays. SPF number not less … View thread »

You are most probably suffering from photoallergy. Whenever you go out please use a sunscreen with SPF 15 or more 20 minutes before going out. Reapply it every 4 hours if you stay in the sun for very long. Start taking oral chewable vitamin C tablets for a month. For … View thread »

The darker skin tone can be attributed to tanning and also ones natural color. I therefore recommend you daily sunscreen, use it 20 minutes prior to going outside. Using a night cream like ISIS Neotone night serum everyday at night for two to three months will help, but … View thread »

The skin often darkens due to tanning under the effect of UV (ultraviolet) rays. I would strongly recommend using a sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30. The sunscreen has to be applied at least half an hour before you go out and has to be reapplied every four hours till … View thread »

You can take an oral Vitamin C supplement every day. I suggest taking one sachet of Ener-C 1000 mg in a glass of water. Use sunscreen in the morning. Apply Golite skin lightening cream over the face at bedtime. For more information consult a dermatologist online --& … View thread »

Natural complexion is the best. Melanin, the pigment responsible for the skin color has protective effects. Use cleanser like cetaphil to wash your face. You can use sunscreen lotions like shade lotion regularly 2-3 times a day. Skinlite is a combination cream with … View thread »

Your concern can be the following:Polymorphic light eruption (PLE).Seborrhoeic keratosis.I suggest you try using the following:Hydrocortisone cream, once daily at bedtime for a week.Neutrogena sunscreen of SPF 50 during noon.Avoid direct sunlight between 10 to 3 PM if … View thread »

 

 
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