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What is hydroquinone?

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Skin care products with hydroquinone are often called bleaching creams or lightening agents. These skin care products are used to lighten hyperpigmentation, such as age spots and dark spots related to pregnancy or hormone therapy (also called melasma).

From: Understanding Skin Care Products WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  American Academy of Dermatology.  WebMD Feature: "Nutrients for Healthy Skin: Inside and Out".

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on January 11, 2017

SOURCES:  American Academy of Dermatology.  WebMD Feature: "Nutrients for Healthy Skin: Inside and Out".

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on January 11, 2017

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