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Wan t to quit using hydroquinone. Suggest good alternative

hello doctor, i have been using combination of hydroquinone 4% and retin a 0.05% for skin lightening and got good results. now, i know the dangers of using HQ . so, i want to quit using it. please suggest me some good alternative and effective skin lightening products for maintaining my desired skin colour. my age is 17 years.i have medium colour skin by birth. thank you sir.
Asked On : Mon, 14 Oct 2013
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Thanks for your query to Health Care Magic ...

I read your concern .. There is alternate for Hydroquinone to maintain lightened skin tone , I would recommend Kojic acid after stopping hydroquinone application .
also Vitamin C helps to maintain skin tone along with Kojic acid .
( Kojic acid is not a hydroquinone cream ) .
Avoid exposure to sun light or apply sunscreen 15 mins before exposure to sun to protect from UV rays and to maintain good skin tone .

Hope this information is useful for you .
Thanks & Take Care .
Answered: Tue, 15 Oct 2013
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