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How can I cover uneven skin color caused by lupus?

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Uneven skin color, blotches, and scars can be caused by lupus. If you have them, makeup can be a good cover-up. Try green hues to offset redness. Bleaching creams with hydroquinone can help dark spots.

From: Skin Care Tips for Lupus WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Brigham and Women's Hospital: "Lupus and the Skin."

Johns Hopkins Lupus Center: "Skin."

Lupus Foundation of America: "15 Questions -- Skin Issues and Hair Loss with Lupus; "15 Questions -- The Mysterious Aspects of Skin Lupus;" and "What is the best way to cope with hair loss?"

S.L.E. Lupus Foundation: "Lupus and Your Skin" and "What to Do About Lupus Hair Loss."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 04, 2018

SOURCES:

Brigham and Women's Hospital: "Lupus and the Skin."

Johns Hopkins Lupus Center: "Skin."

Lupus Foundation of America: "15 Questions -- Skin Issues and Hair Loss with Lupus; "15 Questions -- The Mysterious Aspects of Skin Lupus;" and "What is the best way to cope with hair loss?"

S.L.E. Lupus Foundation: "Lupus and Your Skin" and "What to Do About Lupus Hair Loss."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 04, 2018

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