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What precautions should I take after using a skin-lightening product?

Arthur W. Perry, MD
Plastic Surgery
To lighten skin or not is your business. But if you do it, do it safely. And once you remove the natural protection that melanin provides, don't forget to use a broad-spectrum sunscreen -- every day of the year.

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