Posted by: Brightening Cream and Pimples | 2009-10-07

Brightening Cream and Pimples

Good Day

I visited a dermatologist during mid June 2009 as my skin is dry and I have dark patches below my lower lip around the side of my mouth.

The dermatologist prescribed:

1.Advantan (For inflammation)
2.Bioderma Cleanser
3.Bioderma Sensibio Moisturiser
5.Neo Strata Brightening Cream SPF15

The dermatologist advised that I should use the Brightening Cream only at night on the area where the darker skin appears and I have been doing this regularly.

I have found that I am developing pimples in the area where I use the Brightening Cream, that around my mouth area and along and under my jaw-line

A couple of weeks ago I phoned the dermatologist to query this and I was advised by his assistant that this is normal and that I should continue using the Brightening Cream.

Currently I have about 5 pimples just on the left side of my mouth alone.

Should I continue the product?

What can I do about the pimples?

Can I use the Brightening Cream in other areas where I have darker skin such as my underarms and armpits, upper inner thighs and on the front of my neck?

Please advise.


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Our expert says:
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Dear Brightening cream
It makes me so cross when the assistant answers questions that you wanted to discuss with the doctor! Insist to speak to him please.

Pimples are not a side effect of the Brightening cream - see Allergies, dryness and cracking may be.
Dr Bets

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