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Applied hair dye, black pigmentation on face, neck. Tried peels, microdermabrasion. Cure?

I had applied v care hair dye on my hair and within few days my entire face and neck became black and badly pigmented it is 4 months now and I have tried several treatments like peels, micrdermabrasion but the results are very slow still my face is looking very bad I feel very upset please give me some tips that will bring my face back to normal colour Iam 45 years
Asked On : Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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Hi, you seem to have developed contact dermatitis with your hair dye which later on healed with post inflammatory condition. To treat the same, i hope you discontinued using that particular dye. Secondly use a good sunscreen along with oral antioxidant and vitamin c tablets. Also prime your skin with good depigmenting agents like glycolic acid cream or triple combination(hydroquinone, tretinoin, steroid) creams. Peels like glycolic acid or trichloroacetic acid can be used to lighten the pigmentation. As you have already taken peels with not much effect, is essential to know what was the concentration of peels used. You can also go with mesotherapy sessions with vitamin c and glutathione along with peels to lighten your pigmentation. Lastly if nothing works, discuss the option of q switched nd yag lasers with your doctor as they yield good results in stubborn pigmentation. Take care.
Answered: Fri, 2 Nov 2012
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