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How do I get rid of melasma above my upper lip?

Treatment options for melasma include:

  1. Hydroquinone. Share on Pinterest A person can apply hydroquinone lotion directly to melasma to lighten the skin.
  2. Corticosteroids and tretinoin. Corticosteroids and tretinoin come in creams, lotions, or gels.
  3. Combined creams.
  4. Additional topical medications.
  5. Medical procedures.

Which cream is best for melasma?

What Are The Best Skin Lightening Creams For Melasma?

  • Skin lightening cream by Eva Naturals.
  • Dark spot corrector cream for the face by PurePeaks.
  • SkinMedica Lytera 2.0 pigment correcting serum.
  • Pigmentclar by La Roche-Posay.
  • Glytone dark spot corrector.

How can I remove melasma from my face?

Hydroquinone: This medication is a common first treatment for melasma. Tretinoin and corticosteroids: To enhance skin lightening, your dermatologist may prescribe a second medicine. Other topical (applied to the skin) medicines: Your dermatologist may prescribe azelaic acid or kojic acid to help reduce melasma.

Will my upper lip melasma ever go away?

A melasma mustache caused by taking hormonal contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy may also disappear once you stop taking the medication. In other instances, a melasma mustache may last for decades unless treated. Even with treatment, melasma can take many months to resolve completely.

What is the best soap for melasma?

One of our favorite melasma cleansers is NoLIO Salicylic Acid Cleanser. This face wash for melasma is ideal for oily skin types and a favorite among dermatologists owing to its low pH, which provides additional exfoliating benefits.

How can I treat melasma on my upper lip naturally?

Apple cider vinegar is also considered by some to be a treatment for melasma. The idea behind apple cider vinegar for dark patches on the skin is to use it as a bleaching agent. Most sites recommend diluting apple cider vinegar with water in a 1:1 ratio and applying it to the hyperpigmented areas on your skin.

Can melasma be cancerous?

Melasma is not cancerous, a sign of cancer, or a skin condition that “turns into” cancer. However, there are skin cancers that may mimic melasma, so seeing your dermatologist is often recommended to confirm the correct diagnosis.

Why is my upper lip getting dark?

Darkening of the lips can be the result of hyperpigmentation. This is a typically harmless condition caused by an excess of melanin. Lip hyperpigmentation may be caused by: excessive exposure to the sun.