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According to Deborah Sarnoff MD, a clinical associate professor of dermatology at the New York University Medical center, upper lip discoloration can be treated using a mild hydrocortisone cream in combination with a hyd... More »

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, melasma, a common skin condition affecting approximately 6 million women in the United States, causes brown or gray-brown patches of skin on the face. Patches can occur o... More »

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Hormone changes are a factor in developing malasma, according to MedicineNet. Melasma typically appears on the face, and it often occurs in women exposed to external hormones, such as those contained in birth control pil... More »

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Side effects of Obagi Blue Peel include skin discoloration and discomfort, according to Zeel. The product contains trichloroacetic acid, which when used at full strength can cause scarring. More »

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Manufacturers of vitamin K skin creams claim that vitamin K can diminish under-eye circles, fade bruises and lessen the appearance of skin redness and discoloration. Because vitamin K can interact with the circulatory sy... More »

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