Kojic acid

What is Kojic acid?

kojic acid is a product used to lighten ones skin.

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Which cream or soap is best to get fair skin without harming your skin

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
kojic acid

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
You can use kojic acid cream in night and sunscreen with spf 30 in morning.
This will improve your fairness without side effects.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you

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hi.i left with dark spots resulted from tinea cruris.so please guide what to do

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Creams containing kojic acid will be helpful.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM.

I have gone through your query. Creams containing Kojic acid will be helpful for fading the dark spots. You can also use kojic acid soap.

Another option is using ayurvedic proprietary creams...

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My son is 18yrs ..we stay in XXXXXXX of late his skin is getting tanned a lot and esp on the face.he is getting darker day by day . please advise what to do

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Kojic acid cream and sunscreen

Detailed Answer:
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I have reviewed the attached photograph.
If I was his treating doctor I would recommend him to use a kojic acid cream on the darker areas of the face twice daily along with frequent and liberal...

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How to remove Black mark in between thighs

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Brief Answer:
Use depigmenting cream containing kojic acid

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If I was your treating doctor I would recommend you to apply depigmenting cream containing kojic acid on the black marks twice daily.
Various brands containing kojic acid are...

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i do have a weeding in nest month so just want to get rid of eye circles and also want to get some glow on face.pls let me kn what should i do for that. looking forward to hear from you. prompt response would be appreciable.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
kojic acid

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX
Skin lightening creams are available to reduce skin pigmentation as well as dark circles.
you can use kojic acid cream.
Apply it daily in night.
It gives good result in a month.
Also apply sunscreen in day. It is must.
Let me know if you...

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I need a whitening cream for dark inner and butt and under arm

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Kojic acid soap and cream will be helpful.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM.

I have gone through your query. Kojic acid soap and cream will be helpful for this. You can also used creams based on kojic acid and vitamin C.

Taking vitamin E and C supplements along with this...

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My skin of arms looks dull although i am quite fair. can you please suggest me a remedy as to have fair & glowing arms?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Kojic acid cream, sunscreen

Detailed Answer:
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For glowing arms I would recommend you to apply a kojic acid cream twice daily along with application of a broad spectrum sunscreen on the entire arms during the day time.
Regards
Dr Asmeet...

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How is this cream used and for what.. Have it at home.. Does it reduce acne popping marks.. Also need a detail on how n when to use

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Kojic acid helps to reduce dark spots left over by acne

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I have taken note fo your query and I am glad to help you with your concern.
I have reviewed the image. This cream contains kojic acid 2% cream. Kojic acid is a skin...

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Hi i feel i hav excess XXXXXXX on my feet and kness are black.. Feet and knees are different from my leg.. Any cream to remove XXXXXXX and lighten knees and elbow?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would suggest home based detanning methods

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I understand your concerns. You can apply hydrocortisone cream topically. But rather than using various creams, I would suggest you to go for home based detanning methods. You can...

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Hello, my both hands look very dark in these 2-3 years n i feel its because of hot waxing. From last month onwards i stopped getting waxing done. Hw can i gain my original color back? Plz help

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Kojic acid based creams will be helpful.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM.

I have gone through your query. Kojic acid based creams will be helpful in whitening the dark areas. Taking vitamin C and vitamin E is also good for this.

Other options are ayurvedic over the...

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Recent questions on  Kojic acid

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hi,please i want the strenght of clobetasol propionate 0.05 compared to kojic acid . please what amount in grams or ml of kojic acid is equivalent to 0.05 clobetasol propionate. and what is the normal or highest amount of kojic acid can be used . and please do you still need sunscreen with the use of kojic acid?

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Hi I am 29 years old female and i am seeing slanting black lines from sides of my nose? Please see attached pics. What are these? I am worried as this is quite visible.

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Hello sir, I am XXXXXXX XXXXXXX having a problem of Acne on the sides of chin. I used to have this problem before my marriage. now again having the same Acne problem on both sides of the Chin. and having black marks and pain on the skin . Could...

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Some area of my face skin has black patches. I used to not have it before. The remaining face skin is soft smooth and young. Please help in removing black patches and getting soft smooth and young skin. Please let me know of any cream that I can...

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hi this is ravi from ranchi,i am a boy 27 yr old,with Wheaties complexion ,earlier i was using bright cream a combination of hydroqunion and kojic acid,i notice changes after applying this cream but restore to normal complexion, i heard about malaglow and want to know about it more,my skin type is oily,can i use this cream(malaglow)?

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my wife used hydroquinone tretinoin and mometasone furoate cream for 1 month for melasma on her cheeks along with a sun screen lotion. It was prescribed by a dermatologist and there was very good results within 2 weeks. After 1 month's treatment as per doctors advice the above said hydroquinone cream as reduced to alternate days with addition of kojic acid dipalmitate (alternate days). But after 10 days, the dark spots have started to appear. Kindly let me know whats the reason for this reappearance. Please advise us a suitable remedy. Venkat

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