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26 May 2020
Thank you for the question.
This is a difficult question to answer over the net as ideally one would like to examine the marks before deciding on the best treatment options.
From your description it seems you have developed post inflammatory hyperpigmentation which is basically an excess deposit of pigment cells as a response to inflammation.
These marks can fade with time ( 6 to 12 months) but sometimes they do need treatment to make them fade.
Your most important topical product is to consider using daily sunscreen SDPF 30 or higher that must contain zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide. Our most popular SPF is from the Heliocare range.
Treatment recommendations include the following:
Topical skincare pigment lighteners
Topical skincare to consider would include serums that contain vitamin C and vitamin A or retinol. Other ingredients such as kojic acid, glycolic acid, and mulberry extract can all help to improve the lightening effect.
A good topical vitamin C serum is sk.in gloss (morning application): https://skiningredients.com/product/skin-gloss/ and a retinol-based serums is sk.in flash 2 (evening application): https://skiningredients.com/product/skin-flash/.
There are other options including the NeoStrata Enlighten range: https://skinmiles.com/shop/brand/neostrata/enlighten/ and the Lamelle Luminesce range: https://skinmiles.com/shop/brand/lamelle/luminesce/.
Ultimately your best option would be to see a dermatologist who can examine the marks and from there decide on the best treatment options.
I hope the above has helped.
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