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Skin Whitening Pill

Skin whitening pills are said to reduce the amount of melanin (blackish-brown pigment) that is produced by the skin, which makes the skin lighter. The types of pills are L-Glutathione, Vitamin C, Alpha Lipoic Acid, and Milk Thistle Extract. Always consult a doctor before taking any skin whitening pills.

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I have tanned skin. Please suggest whitening pills.

Query: Hello, I am a 22 year old, male. I have a very sensitive skin, even after using sunscreens, it is tanned. Suggest me any skin whitening pills.  Read Full »

Dr. Kalpana Pathak

Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing to us. As such there are no skin whitening pills. Glutathione pills are marketed as skin whitening pill, but its use is not recommended by doctors. It is essential to know how you use your sunscreen. Sunscreens with SPF 30 are good for regular use. Sunscreen should be a...  Read Full »

How safe is it to use Glutathione capsules to improve skin complexion?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it safe to use Glutathione pills for skin whitening?  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Glutathione is used as a health supplement. It has good antioxidant properties. It prevents aging changes. It improves the immune system of the body. It is safe for adults of all age groups. Avoid intake of Glutathione pills if you develop sensitivity to it.  Read Full »

Does red wine improve complexion?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23-year-old. Someone asked me to drink red wine for fairness. Is it true? How much quantity I want to take daily. And my brother brought some local red wine. So is it advisable to have it (rose berry red wine)? Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Firstly, I would like to let you know that the myth of consumption of red wine resulting in fairness is untrue. But, red wine does have other advantages: 1) Having a glass of red wine, which is about one-third of a wine glass daily at night, helps you get really go...  Read Full »

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