LIVE CHAT: The Best Treatments for Fading Skin Discolorations


LIVE CHAT: The Best Treatments for Fading Skin Discolorations

Highlights from Today's Show:
2:20 Why treating discolorations is not about one *just one* product
3:59 Fan +Lai KC Asks: "What should I do to maintain the stability of skin-lightening ingredients?"
6:06: The role of sunscreen in fading brown spots and red/pink marks
8:50 What causes skin to develop brown spots?
10:42 Is sun damage a problem for deeper skin tones?
11:54 Fan +Tessa-Louise McCall Asks: "Are freckles a skin discoloration?"
14:28 Fan +WhatDoestheFoxSay? Asks: "Is it possible to make a discoloration disappear completely?"
17:01 Best treatments for sun damage, brown spots and melasma
18:11 Hydroquinone (why it works so well for sun damage)
19:43 Vitamin C (does percentage matter?)
22:10 Using hydroquinone in your skincare routine + hydroquinone FAQs
24:24 Fan +Dayana Romero Asks: "What skin-lightening ingredients should pregnant women avoid?"
25:57 AHA & BHA exfoliants for skin lightening
27:36 Is there a single-best skincare routine for treating dislocations?
28:25 Bryan shares his favorite treatment routine for treating sun damage
29:54 Can you combine multiple skin-lightening treatments in the same routine?
31:13 How long should you wait for results? When should you consider a prescription treatment?
36:35 When in your routine should apply your skin-lightening treatment?
39:40 Facebook Fan Ashley M.W. Asks: "Can I combine retinol with AHA/BHA exfoliants and vitamin C?"
41:50: Fan +Peter Vuong Asks: "Is niacinamide light and heat sensitive?"
43:35 All about red marks after a breakout (AKA "post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation")
46:50 What's the difference between post-blemish red marks and acne scars?
48:43 Best treatments for fading red marks (and why BHA exfoliants should your first stop!)
50:50 The importance of a gentle routine and daily sunscreen usage in treating red marks.
52:06 Retinol for fading red marks & sun damage
52:29 Fan +Ashley Webster Asks: "Using Retin-A now, when should I decide to step up the strength?"
54:41 Reducing inflammation to treat breakouts and red marks (including diet suggestions)
55:25 Facial oils for treating red marks?
57:07 Should you consider laser treatments for fading your red marks?
58:22 Fan +Susana Neves Asks: "Is the sunscreen I apply in morning still protecting me mid-day?"
1:00:51 Fan +Heroin Chic Asks: "Does refrigerating my 15% vitamin C treatment make it last longer?"
1:03:14 Fan +Peter Vuong Asks: "What role do antioxidants play in fading skin discolorations?"

More Info:
• Lightening Brown Spots & Uneven Skin Tone (Expert Advice Article): http://goo.gl/DqjNqq
• How to Fade Red Marks and Treat Acne Scars (YouTube): http://youtu.be/xLiAptjQhT8
• Choosing a Foundation for Hiding Skin Discolorations (YouTube): http://youtu.be/1D6GdeGUC48
• Red Marks & Acne Scars—What's the Difference? (Expert Advice Article): http://goo.gl/ciQYJf
• Pregnancy & Skincare–Which Products are Safe? (Expert Advice Article): http://goo.gl/hLds2r
• 6 Retinol Myths, Busted (Expert Advice Article): http://goo.gl/nqp89G
• Best Skin-Lightening Product, Reviewed (via Beautypedia): http://goo.gl/63jdgR