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If you have age spots, melasma, acne scars or freckles you may want to know about these 3 top skin lightening tips. Although none of these skin issues are  really serious health concerns, they can make you feel self conscious about your appearance.

Here are 3 top skin lightening tips:

1. Wear sunscreen . Always, always cover up with an SPF 30 or higher UVA/UVB blocking sunscreen. The sun's UV rays are implicated with activating melanin (skin's pigment). Protecting against them is the best thing you can do to minimize dark spots and hasten their disappearance. Choose from our wide range of [Link Removed] 

2. Apply topical skin lightening ingredients . The best way to combat dark patches is to use a range of skin lightening ingredients. Ingredients which work in different ways help to maximize their effects:
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3. Opt for a procedure . If you aren't satisfied with the results that can be obtained with topical treatments and your budget can stand it, consider visiting a skin professional. Laser treatments or liquid nitrogen cryotherapy may be an effective skin lightening option for you. Whatever you do, work with a licensed professional. Bad procedures and unqualified operators can leave you with skin that is much worse than before treatment.

Bear in mind that skin lightening is a gradual process. Expect to see results in months or even years. This isn't an overnight process. Do things right and you will be rewarded with clear and evenly toned skin.

Sharmani Pillay is a Registered Pharmacist who specializes in anti aging skin care and women's wellness. She owns and operates an online skin care store at [Link Removed]
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