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4 Best Ways to Remove Scars from Legs Fast

August 17, 2021
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In this post, we’ll look at the four best ways to remove scars from your legs fast. When I say get rid of scars, I’m referring to dark marks. You may find it used interchangeably in this post.

We Will Cover:

  1. Kojic acid soap and glycolic acid  
  2. Tretinoin & spot lighteners. Hydroquinone or tretinoin & azelaic or tretinoin and cyspera (cysteamine) 
  3. Chemical Peels 
  4. Lasers 

The Importance of Consistency

I get my sensitive and spot retaining skin from my mom. Growing up, I would watch her spots/scars, and skin issues fade much faster than mine, even though she was older and had a slower skin cell turnover. This happened because she was very consistent with her routine, while I was the complete opposite-inconsistent and approached my routine in a lackadaisical manner.

The nighttime routine is so essential, yet that’s what most people skip because they’re tired. Even if you miss your routine for one reason or the other, pick yourself back up the next day. Right your wrongs and keep it pushing.

Strategy: Try to get your routine done earlier in the day before your willpower depletes. 

Importance of Sun Protection

When you expose your skin to the sun, your skin’s way of protecting you is by producing more melanin. What does this mean for your dark marks and scars? It means they get darker and harder to treat. So, be sure to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun.

When to Expect Results

  1. Kojic acid and glycolic acid (3 -6 months on the body might take longer than six months if you have a skin that retains spot)
  2. Tretinoin & spot lighteners – hydroquinone (1-3 months 3 -6 months on the body. Probably come about faster if you don’t have a skin that retains spots)
  3. Chemical peels: Cosmelan after 3-6 weeks, VI peel after 3 – 6 treatments. However, you’d notice some improvement after your first treatment.                      3(a). Glycolic acid & TCA peel: After 2-4 treatments (although you will notice some improvement after the first peel).
  4.   Laser Treatment results are first visible about 2 or 3 weeks after the first appointment.


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▶ Lactic acid lotion https://amzn.to/3xSMpi7

▶ Tretinoin https://thepigmentedlife.com/product-links/


Spot Lighteners

▶Hydroquinone https://bit.ly/3nhCxtA

▶Azelaic acid https://bit.ly/3CPXHHs

▶Cyspera (cysteamine) https://lddy.no/yutj


Chemical Peels

▶ TCA https://bit.ly/3zBlpWq

– TCA 20% https://www.dpbolvw.net/click-100428206-13267921

▶ Glycolic acid https://www.kqzyfj.com/click-100428206-13267954

– Glycolic acid 70% https://www.dpbolvw.net/click-100428206-12783128

▶ Lactic acid https://amzn.to/3cmOcUJ

▶ Mandelic acid https://amzn.to/3cmp40g

▶ Sunscreen https://amzn.to/2XBWOCp


Sources: To be added shortly

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5 Things to Know Hyperpigmentation

June 9, 2021

Whether you’re fair-skinned, you have black skin, skin of color…Know these things and know peace (Hyperpigmentation).

Things of Hyperpigmentation:

1. Number one, not all ingredients are created equal. And some over-the-counter products are a joke tbh.

Here’s the hierarchy: Hydroquinone (especially ones over 4%)-is the gold standard but it has a lot of controversy surrounding it. That said, when you visit a dermatologist and you have some serious hyperpigmentation, especially around your body, this is what they’re gonna give you. All things being equal, this is the prescription they are going to write you. They are not gonna bring up niacinamide or vitamin c even kojic acid.

The next after that is azelaic acid 20% or cysteamine. Cysteamine is the new chick on the block but she’s good. The next is kojic acid or arbutin then tranexamic acid, then Ascorbic acid, then niacinamide.

2. The second thing to know is that combination is king. Monotherapy- that is using one product- will have you waiting for years. If you want to see results within a reasonable timeframe, combination therapy is the way to go.

Often, a dermatologist will combine a tyrosinase inhibitor or a couple of tyrosinase inhibitors with exfoliants or retinoids. Here are common combinations 1. Azelaic acid and tretinoin 2. Hydroquinone and tretinoin 3. Azelaic acid, hydroquinone, and tretinoin 4. Kojic acid and glycolic acid 5. Vitamin c and niacinamide, and aha 6. Vitamin c niacinamide and kojic acid.

Sometimes when you have stubborn spots, a dermatologist will introduce chemical peels or lasers For example, they will treat you with topical treatments for a while, ask you to take a break from them, and then start treating you with chemical peels.

3. Respect Sunscreen and Sun Protection: If you are on Instagram you’ve probably been harassed by a skincare influencer to wear your sunscreen but this is apt as sun exposure will take you 10 steps back. Especially when it comes to treating hyperpigmentation. I personally don’t rely on sunscreen, I stay away from the sun between 11 am and 4 pm. And I cover up my body.

4. Results: One of the best things you can learn about dark spots is that they will not disappear overnight, but if you persist, one day you’ll look for them and you won’t be able to find them. If this isn’t your mindset, then it’s likely that you’ll give up. Cause after one week, you’ll look in the mirror, see it’s still there then you’ll say it’s not working. When in reality you’re supposed to give it 1-3 months (for your face) and 3-6 months(for your body).

5. Coverage: While you’re treating your hyperpigmentation, life has to go on. If you are self-conscious about your dark spots and want to cover them up, here are two brands to check out: Dermaablend and Sally Hansen. Dermablend has both face and body makeup that have great coverage and Sally Hansen has a product called airbrush legs, it is lightweight but it still gets the job done. And that’s it from me, over to you.

What have you learned about treating dark spots or hyperpigmentation in general?


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Okdermo https://bit.ly/34wMXOT

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Okdermo http://bit.ly/3gNyh2F

Skincareex http://bit.ly/3dLGv8n

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▶ Cysteamine https://lddy.no/yutj

▶ Azelaic acid https://bit.ly/3kVhJba

▶ Arbutin https://amzn.to/3ySuqd5

▶ Kojic acid & glycolic acid https://amzn.to/3i3dE50

▶ Kojic acid soap https://amzn.to/3fQqwJa

▶ Tranexamic acid https://amzn.to/3vOcS05

▶ Niacinamide https://amzn.to/3c2kRyI

▶ Vitamin c https://amzn.to/2SFk1Rt

▶ Sunscreens:

Biore UV https://amzn.to/34vWl4D

Eucerin https://amzn.to/3wJQiFH

Skin Aqua http://amzn.to/3p2lugW or http://amzn.to/2SCyX2O

▶ Dermablend Leg and Body Cover https://tidd.ly/3g9PowO

▶ Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs https://tidd.ly/3gfR5aI

Disclaimer: All content on this channel is for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute advice from your physician or other healthcare professionals. #hyperpigmentationtreatment #blackskin #skincare

Thanks for watching the video: 5 Things to Know About Hyperpigmentation Treatment – Black Skin – Skin of Color

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Tretinoin Before and After

May 14, 2021

Does tretinoin work permanently? Want to see results of tretinoin before and after use? You’ve arrived at the right video.

Hello guys, my name is Rita, welcome to the channel. In this video, I will discuss how I transformed my skin and life during the pandemic by using tretinoin, hydroquinone, and supplements. I have also included some before and after pictures. Your skin reflects your health. Skincare might be quite trendy these days, regardless, giving your skin some love has both cosmetic and medical benefits.

Tretinoin is a prescription-strength topical cream or gel. It’s used mainly to treat acne, sun-damaged skin, dark spots or rough skin, and fine wrinkles on the face caused by the damaging rays of the sun. It works by affecting the way in which skin cells develop. Tretinoin is able to speed up the life cycle of skin cells. It makes them divide and die faster, so newer, healthier cells can take their place .

Talk to your doctor or dermatologist about the specifics of your skin condition. If your doctor or dermatologist thinks that tretinoin is right for you, make sure you know how it should be used. It starts to work within 2 to 3 weeks, but it can take 6 weeks or more to experience its full benefits. In the first few weeks of treatment, it’s normal to have mild to moderate redness, dryness, peeling, and itchiness. If you don’t see improvement within 12 weeks, or if you have significant improvement and wonder if you should start using it less frequently, consult your doctor.

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Fast Treat of Dark Spots

April 29, 2021

Hi everyone, in this video I talk about how to layer products in order to effectively treat dark spots (hyperpigmentation), plus when to expect results.


1. Tretinoin I. Skincareex: http://bit.ly/2VuCjng II. Okdermo: bit.ly/34wMXOT III. Reliablerxpharmacy: https://bit.ly/3sTRbd9

2. Differin https://amzn.to/3e0bKjh

3. The Ordinary Retinoid https://amzn.to/3eG6gte

Spot Lighteners

1. Hydroquinone https://bit.ly/3nhCxtA

2. Azelaic Acid https://bit.ly/3kVhJba

3. Tranexamic Acid https://www.theinkeylist.com/products/tranexamic-acid-night-treatment/

4. Kojic Acid I. Skincareex: bit.ly/2WjufFS II. Okdermo: bit.ly/2KwCEmr

5. Alpha Arbutin https://amzn.to/32VgcJE

AHA Body Lotion

1. AM Lactin https://amzn.to/3gPFUaK

2. Alpha Skincare Renewal Body Lotion https://amzn.to/3u3im5Y

3. Glytone Exfoliating Body Lotion https://amzn.to/2S2UTUm

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Use Tretinoin & Say Goodbye to Dark Spots

April 4, 2021


Hi everyone, in this video I talk about treating dark spots with tretinoin (AM & PM routine).


1. Cleanse – To minimize irritation potential, any regular body wash/soap will do

2. Spot Lightener – Hydroquinone 4% https://bit.ly/3nhCxtA

3. Moisturizer @amlactin Moisturizing Lotion https://amzn.to/39iiUwI

4. Sunscreen @eucerinus Daily Hydration Lotion https://amzn.to/2QLjWLa


1. Cleanse

2. Tretinoin https://thepigmentedlife.com/product-li…

3. Spot lightener https://bit.ly/3nhCxtA

4. Moisturizer (preferably one without an AHA)

Treatment Combos

► Tretinoin https://thepigmentedlife.com/product-li…

► Hydroquinone https://thepigmentedlife.com/product-li…

► Cyspera (Cysteamine) http://cyspera.com​ or Cyspera Dupe https://bit.ly/3fqz76V

► Azelaic acid https://thepigmentedlife.com/product-li…​ ► Tranexamic acid https://www.sephora.com/product/trane…​ —


Davis, E. C., & Callender, V. D. (2010). Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation: a review of the epidemiology, clinical features, and treatment options in skin of color. The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology, 3(7), 20–31.

Kasraee, Behrooz & Mansouri, P. & Farshi, Susan. (2018). Significant therapeutic response to cysteamine cream in a melasma patient resistant to Kligman’s formula. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. 18. 10.1111/jocd.12837.

Lowe NJ, Rizk D, Grimes P, Billips M, Pincus S. Azelaic acid 20% cream in the treatment of facial hyperpigmentation in darker-skinned patients. Clin Ther. 1998 Sep-Oct;20(5):945-59. doi: 10.1016/s0149-2918(98)80076-3. PMID: 9829446.

Disclaimer: All content on this channel is for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute advice from your physician or other healthcare professionals.