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Skin pigmented due to skin lite cream. Prescribed tan cream. Ayurvedic medication?

my skin got pigmented due to skin lite cream, after dat i m under observation since past 2 months for skin treatment...yesterday my skin dr prescribed m ban a tan cream to apply specially on nose face is completely out of pigmentation only nose has little bit dark area which makes me is it good cream or should i choose another way to improve my skin ie ayurvedic medication etc.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi thanks for posting,
skinlite contains hydroquinone2%, tretinoin.025%, momatosone furoate .1%

Hydroquinone or tretinoin can cause redness and burning and postinflamatory hyperpigmentation in sensitive individuals(as in your case).

Ban a tan does not have these in it so you can use it
Use a sunscreen like sunban in addition
mild steriod cream once a day will also help

Hope this answers your query
Answered: Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Packriswamy Sambangi's  Response
Welcome to HCM,
Hyperpigmentation may be caused by Sun damage , inflammation or other skin injuries .
Huperpigmentation caused by an excess production of Melanin, affecting the face and the back of the hands. Melanin is produced by Melanocytes at the lower of the epidermis. Melanin is a class of responsible for producing color in the body in places such as the eyes , skin ,and hair.
AYURVEDA Teaches , Take Fresh Juices of certain vegetables like CUCUMBER , TOMATO ,etc.
1,VITAMIN.E is commonly known as the skin vitamin.
2, ALMONDS are also useful for good skin.
3.OLIVE OIL had anti- inflammatory properties and is hence a very effective remedy for Hyper pigmentation,
4, Take GHANTHAK RASAYAN 5gms twice daily with palm jaggery.
5. Apply PIGMENTO CREAM daily.
Answered: Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Munish Sood's  Response
1. ingredient of skin lite cream causes pigmentation when exposed to sunlight, or could be adverse effect of the medicine.
2. for your dark area on nose, take 2 spoonful gram flour and add a pinch of haldi (turmeric) along with few drops of lemon juice and 1 spoonful curd and make a paste and apply this pack on your nose.
Answered: Wed, 17 Jul 2013
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