"Do skin brightening products permanently lighten pigmentation? Some products claim yes but others say the discoloration will come back once you stop using the product."
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Some products can dramatically lighten pigmentation but I wouldn’t say it’s permanent. Many factors go into pigmentation; it’s not just a matter of product choice, it’s about life style changes as well. Hormones, sun exposure and product use can all effect pigmentation and your result. When using a melanin suppressant, your pigmentation may subside. But note that if you discontinue using that product, the remaining pigmentation will still there. And if the condition is hormonal, you may end up back where you started. But remember: the most important part of treating hyperpigmentation is to wear a minimum SPF30 daily.

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