Fading cream is a great way to help reduce or even eliminate in some cases the dark skin patches that may have formed on your body due to increased sun exposure. Before relying on just fading cream to deal with freckles or other hyperpigmentation, see your dermatologist so you can be sure your skin condition is not more serious and that you do not have other serious medical conditions contributing to your hyperpigmentation. Once you start using fading cream, you may start seeing the reduction or elimination of mark within a few weeks. Be patient when you start using fading cream because the time it takes to work varies among individuals and different skin types.
To use fading cream, start with a clean face. You may choose to use fading cream in the morning before you apply sunscreen and go to work, or you may use fading cream as part of your before-bed routine. Whenever you use fading cream, a clean face is important so the cream can get through the epidermis and enhance your skin cells most directly. If you have a lot of other product on your skin, your fading cream may not work as readily and you will be wondering why you aren’t seeing the results you expected after a few weeks.
Be sure to read the ingredients of your fading cream to make sure you aren’t allergic to any of the components. Your fading cream may also contain some sunscreen which is great because most people get more exposure to the sun than they realize, even when they wear hats and protective clothing. Fading creams are easily purchase online or in various retail stores and can range from very inexpensive to very expensive depending on the brand and ingredients. Ask for your dermatologist’s recommendation as it concerns the right fading cream for your skin.
When choosing a fading cream, realize that you may need other products to enhance your skin’s appearance. Also, you may use fading cream successfully for a while, stop, and then need to start applying fading cream again to regain the appearance you desire to maintain. Whatever the case or how often or long you use fading cream, keep monitoring how your skin reacts to various products and applications each time. If a particular fading cream is not providing the results you expected, your dermatologist may be able to suggest an alternate product that will serve you better.