How do celebrities lighten their skin?

Arthur W. Perry, MD
Plastic Surgery
I don't know this for a fact, but I suspect that celebrities either undergo laser or chemical peels, or use a drug called Benaquin cream. This is a drug that kills the pigment producing cells and is intended as a last ditch effort to even out the splotchiness that occurs in that terribly disfiguring disease called vitiligo.

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