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i used a hair lighter cream on my upper lip, and now i have a spot all the way across my lip. what can i do?

I'm not sure what you mean by

I'm not sure what you mean by saying that you have a "spot all the way across your lip." I imagine that perhaps you have experienced some discoloration in the area? Have you experienced any other symptoms such as dryness, itching, or flaking of the skin?

It is possible for hair lightening cream to irritate the skin, esepcially if left on longer than recommended or if you have sensitive skin to begin with. If this is the case, the effects should decrease after a few days time. If the problem is especially bothersome, you can apply hydrocortisone cream sparingly to the area for no longer than 7 days. Avoid using any skincare products on the area that contain alcohol until the area is healed as this could further dry out and irritate the skin.

Also, to prevent further damage, irritation, or discoloration, use a hypoallergenic sunscreen daily.

If the "spot" doesn't decrease after a week, consider consulting with a dermatologist.

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