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Skin Lightening Cream for Black Skin

The colour of our skin is determined by our genetic make-up.  Melanin is the name of the pigment responsible for creating our skin colour and is usually determined by our nationality.  The colour of our skin can often help identify our nationality.  For various reasons, some people with black skin would like to have a lighter skin colour.  Sometimes their pigmentation is patchy and many men and women want to even out the pigmentation by lightening all or some of the skin surface.  Skin lightening creams are available to help reduce the pigmentation in the skin.

What is Skin Lightening Cream for Black Skin?

Skin lightening cream applied daily to the skin can interfere with the processes involved in the production of melanin.  By reducing the activity of the cells that produce melanin, less pigmentation is produced and this leads to lighter skin.  Skin lightening for black skin is a simple and effective method of lightening the skin and whilst some lightening creams may be associated with an increased cancer risk, many others are considered safe for all skin types when instructions are followed on the various creams available.  Many products available today use natural products rather than chemical products to produce the lightening effect and these products are available for purchase in stores and online.

Although noticeable lightening of the skin can take between 2-3 months, results may be visible after as little of 2 weeks of treatment.  Daily skin care routines should include time to exfoliate the treated skin surface thoroughly.

How to Use Skin Lightening Cream for Black Skin

Skin lightening creams are applied to the desired areas twice a day after cleansing the skin thoroughly before application.  Always read instructions prior to application of the cream.  It is usually suggested that this skin cleansing includes exfoliation.  Creams are best applied first thing in the morning and last thing at night before retiring to bed.

Combine treatments with limited exposure to the sun and always wait for approximately ten minutes before you apply any sun cream or makeup after applying the cream to your skin to enable it to be properly absorbed.  Always apply a high SP factor sun lotion before going outdoors.  It is always recommended to seek advice from a doctor prior to using creams and if skin irritation occurs, to discontinue use immediately.  Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use skin lightening creams.

Where Will I Find Skin Lightening Creams?

You can purchase skin lightening creams online, in shops or through catalogues such as Avon.  Research your choice of creams and ensure you choose one that suits your skin pigmentation and promises to produce a change in your particular skin pigmentation.  Popular skin lightening cream for black skin manufactures include

  • Meladerm a product produced by Olivant Skin Care products.  This product is produced by natural products and is not tested on animals.  It does not involve skin bleaching and is available online.
  • Alpha Arbutin Serum by Professional Solutions is a water soluble product that contains both natural and synthetic products.  It is also available online.
  • Makari products.  This is produced in Switzerland and retails in the UK and other countries around the world.  Makari products are specially formulated for black skin tones.

All products retail at approximately £40 per treatment.  Product reviews are available for these and other more readily available products such as those made by Olay, Garnier and Avon that are available in department stores and pharmacies around the country and via catalogues.