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Old 06-30-2009, 09:11 PM   #1
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Upper lip darkening

I have dark spots above my lip. It looks like a mustache but there is no hair. PLEASE HELP!!!

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Old 07-01-2009, 12:09 PM   #2
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Re: Upper lip darkening

It's called melasma. Hormones can cause this type of hyperpigmentation. It's caused by hormones, hormone changes, or hormones you take. A dermatologist can prescribe or recommend a skin lightening or bleaching product that is suited for your particular situation. Using a sunscreen is a must, the hyperpigmentation will get darker if you don't use a sunscreen.

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