Question: Question from Lize

Hey, I have pregnancy mask on my upper lip and my cheekbones, its been almost 2years and it just doesnt clear up, I've tried so many products, What would you recommend? Would a chemical peel help, and if so, is it save?

Answer

Unfortunately hyper-pigmented areas will never go away completely, they will lighten.  I would stay away from the Fraxel laser as it might be making matters worst.  Why don’t you try a pigment inhibitor cream, which you should be able to speak to a dermatologist about and they can prescribe one for you.  I would try that for about 4 weeks and see what the difference is. Try and stay out of the sun while using  pigment inhibitors. I would definitely try peels again. Why don’t you research the Cosmelan or Dermamalan peels on Skin & Body Renewal’s website. This peel is fantastic for stubborn pigment.  You might find that it will be quite effective for your hyperpigmented areas. GOOD LUCK!

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