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Lightening freckles, age spots and other skin discolorations associated with pregnancy, skin trauma, bitch control pills or hormone replacement therapy. Can also be used by your doctor to treat other conditions if they see fit. Hydroquinone cream is a skin-bleaching agent, that works by inhibiting enzyme reaction in skin cells.

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The Short Answer is hydroquinone interferes with melanin production and in effect minimize natural pigmentation causing skin to "whiten".

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Does hydroquinone causes cancer?

hydroquinone has NOT been directly linked to Cancer in humans only to mice but has a side-effect on humans as it causes pigmentation of the eye and permanent corneal damage. Being a metabolite of benzene, hydroquinone has potential mutagenic properties and alterations to DNA. Most skin-whitening serums and creams currently available contain 2% hydroquinone.


Is the skin care acid or alkaline?

acidic for instance: Alpha-Lipoic Acid (anti-aging, protection against free radicals), L-Ascorbic Acid, Hydroquinone (used to lighten hyperpigmentation), Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs, side effect mild irritation and sun sensitivity), Beta-hydroxy acid (salicylic acid), DMAE (dimethylaminoethanol)(present in salmon and sardines, boosting the production of acetylcholine), Kojic Acid (similar effect as hydroquinone, if you are allergic to hydroquinone you can use Kojic Acid)...


Is the skin alkaline or acidic?

acidic for instance: Alpha-Lipoic Acid (anti-aging, protection against free radicals), L-Ascorbic Acid, Hydroquinone (used to lighten hyperpigmentation), Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs, side effect mild irritation and sun sensitivity), Beta-hydroxy acid (salicylic acid), DMAE (dimethylaminoethanol)(present in salmon and sardines, boosting the production of acetylcholine), Kojic Acid (similar effect as hydroquinone, if you are allergic to hydroquinone you can use Kojic Acid)...


What is the chemical equation for Hydroquinone?

C6h4(oh)2


Can glycolic acid hydroquinone and tretinoin be mixed together?

U can mix tretinon with hydroquinone, but don't add glycolic acid in it... Use glycolic acid seperately and at different time.


Should you apply hydroquinone topical solution 5 percent with cotton and then rub with hand until it is completely soaked in skin?

should you apply hydroquinone on a burn that has been heal


Who sells 4 percent hydroquinone?

any pharmacy sells it.


Is steroid content in kashmeer moonshine facial cream?

s..... it has steroids,hydroquinone and mercury


How do you separate mono-methyl hydroquinone ether from methyl methacrylate?

One way to separate mono-methyl hydroquinone ether from methyl methacrylate is through fractional distillation since they have different boiling points. Mono-methyl hydroquinone ether has a higher boiling point compared to methyl methacrylate, allowing for separation based on their boiling points. Additionally, solvent extraction or chromatography techniques can also be employed for separation based on their solubility differences.


What is the ingredients of metacortil lite cream?

metasone furate ip hydroquinone usp tretinoim usp


Which chemical is use for getting fair skin?

Hydroquinone is used to make fade creams like Porcelana.


Which is more effective for skin whtening hydroquinone or kojic acid?

Hydroquinone is more effective with a prescription by a Dermatologist. Over the counter is usually 2% while prescriptions have 4% which is proven very effective. In essence, Hydroquinone is the only effective skin bleaching/fade system but temporary. It is so effective that prolonged usage can fade the skin to White. Use until the desired shade is obtained. Again, we are talking about your skin, seek a Dermatologist for skin counseling.