Our expert says:
Hi Tara, thank you for the question.
Your best approach would be to consult a dermatologist, or aesthetic practitioner, that can examine the areas that concern you and advise you on the appropriate treatment options.
Considering that there are a number of small pigmented lesions that have resulted from acne, hydroquinone is not your first treatment choice. I would rather consider a combination treatment regime of:
Glycolic acid peels
Skin rejuvenation (Syneron emax or elight, Ellipse, Fraxel, etc)
Topical products that contain:
SPF that contains zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide
Glycolic acid, Kojic acid, Lactic acid, Mandelic acid and Citric acid
Vitamin A or pro-vitamin A, vitamin E, and vitamin C or ascorbic acid
Licorice extract (Glycyrrhiza Glabra), Mulberry Root extract (Morus Bombycis), and Bearberry extract (Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi)
Arbutin and Arginine
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