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Skin Lightening Cream for Dark Skin

Skin lightening cream and serum is being used the world over by men and women alike to reduce the appearance of skin blemishes such as acne scars, moles, freckles, birth marks, age spots and sun spots.  Historically, lightening ones skin has been present for many years, it is even said that ancient Egyptian women spent a considerable amount of time trying to lighten their skin.  Certain tribes in Ethiopia will paint their faces full white, in a similar fashion as what colonialists did in the 16th and 17th century by using powders and other methods.  Many people of darker skin, such as Asians and Africans, use skin lightening cream to have an overall lightening of their skin.

What is Skin Lightening Cream for Dark Skin?

With skin lightening cream for dark skin, the cream or serum will generally be used for full body applications and is hence particularly popular amongst women and men of African and Asian origin. 

How to Use Skin Lightening Cream for Dark Skin

Generally, skin lightening cream for dark skin is applied directly the skin or to the area of skin that needs lightening.  It is of vital importance to read instructions thoroughly to ensure you use the correct method of application.  The skin on hands can be very sensitive and very often application of skin lightening cream for dark skin will require you to wear gloves.  Naturally, having properly and thoroughly washed your hands both before and after application is incredibly important.

It is also important to have some knowledge about the ingredients of skin lightening cream for dark skin, as these will often contain hydroquinone, which has been demonstrated to cause cancer.  However, as skin lightening cream for dark skin needs to be more powerful than other creams, it is more likely to appear in these.

Where Can I Find Skin Lightening Cream for Dark Skin?

There are many brands of skin lightening cream for dark skin available on the market.  Generally, there is a correlation between the price of the skin lightening cream for dark skin and its quality.  Quality, in this case is not synonymous with efficacy, as explained above.  Some of the better known skin lightening creams for dark skin includes:

  • Pharam Clinix Lightenex Plus Extra Strength Skin Lightening Cream
  • Porcelona Skin Lightening Cream, a night time treatment to fade dark spots
  • Skin White Lightening Active Cream

Skin lightening cream for dark skin can be purchased from several specialist stores, particularly those targeting the African and Caribbean market.  However, you should also be able to find skin lightening cream for dark skin from high street chemists such as Boots and Superdrug, or even from the health and beauty isle in the supermarket.

It is important to remember, as said, that you ensure that the skin lightening cream for dark skin you choose to use is made as much as possible from natural or organic ingredients.  Faster acting creams tend to be much more harmful for the skin and can potentially cause cancer.