I want to be lighter

by Shyleen
(California)

HI Maria I want to be lighter because my whole skin tone is uneven. I am a brown skin colored skin tone. Through my chest down through my stomach is so much lighter than my arms, back, face, legs, feet, and hands. My arm, legs, arms elbows, knees, back, and butt are so much darker than my face and my chest through my stomach area. And my face also dark with my eyes sort of dark and dull thank and cheeks and my forehead also darker.

I also want to get rid of my pimples, pores and reveal a fresh lighter and younger skin because with putting on powder to even out of skin tone everytime i take the make up off i feel sorta of old with dull skin.

Everytime I wear shirts that shows my chest is shows how lighter that area is. Can you please help me get a even, lighter, glowing skin tone??? I was thinking about taking **edited* skin whitening products like their body lotion and body soap. What do you think????

Answer:

Hi Shyleen, I can understand why you are unhappy and want to achieve an even skin tone. If it makes you feel a little better, skin whitening products can be a possible solution to your dilemma.

Honestly, I cannot guarantee any skin whitener, including ours, to work for your type of skin, because you have your own unique skin sensitivity. You have to try one to see how it will work for you. Feel free to decide which brand you want to try for yourself.

If you ask me a recommendation, I can suggest Diana Stalder Papaya Soap Lightening Kit (under "Skin Whitening Kits") that you can use for face and body. If these work well for you, it can remove the discoloration on your dark arms, back, face, legs, feet, hands, elbows, knees, and butt (that was a handful huh).

For another benefit, it can clear your pimple scars and prevent further acne. Why? Because skin lightening also gets rid of the skin's excess oil and dirt that causes the blemishes. Might also minimize your pores as well.

If you fail on one regimen, don't be afraid to try the others. Like me, it was a trial and error battle and I didn't give up until I found what works for me.

God luck and take care,
Maria :)

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eyebrows and hair
by: Imani

will this burn off my eyebrows or effect my hair when using on my face ?

Answer:

No Imani, skin whitening products have no effect on hair.

Maria

skin peeling
by: Anonymous

Hi..
I heard that kojic acid causes peeling which i guess is good. But can you please tell me how long the peeling goes if i use it regularly? Will the peeling stop? Thank you...

Answer:

Hello, the first peeling occurs in the first week or tow, and slowly fades away in a few days thereafter, while the new lighter skin layer resurfaces from underneath. Peeling may still occur later, but not as much as the first peeling, especially when you're in the maintenance stage already, where peeling would be very minimal.

MAria

papaya soap
by: Anonymous

hi, my back and stomach area is darker than the rest ; uneven skin tone also i have sensitive skin; would papaya soap be ideal?
if not then what?

Answer:

Hello, a better idea for dark back and stomach for sensitive skin is Dermaline Black Soap and Body Lightening Lotion. Use once a day, follow instructions carefully and in a few weeks, you should see the desired results.

Maria

papaya soap
by: zara

Hi, i have read most of your answers about papaya soap and it sounds like a promising product. My skin colour is light bt over the years my arms,arm pits,back,bum,genital area especially,inner thighs and face have gone darker. My genital area is extremely dark and i dont feel comfortable having initimate relation with my partner due to that because it looks unclean. I have sensitive skin so is papaya soap ideal for me? Or any other product?
Thanks x

Answer:

Hi Zara, the skin whitening cream is a better option for dark inner thighs/genital area. The papaya soap is a strong lightening soap that induces skin peeling faster. Though peeling is a normal process, one should be careful on the inner thigh area because when skin is exfoliating, it can become even darker when exposed to friction - the main cause of darkening for inner thighs.

For best results, pls read the instruction sheet 2x, especially for the section on dark underarms and inner thighs. :)

Maria

Product
by: Shyleen

Hi, Maria I was wondering can I go for dermaline skin whitening products instead of diana stalder?

Answer:

Yes Shyleen, I don't see any problem with that. :)

MAria

Lactic Acid
by: Anonymous

Is Lactic Acid save for a skin whitening ingredient?

Answer:

I guess that's a fine milder acid. Go ahead and use it.

Maria

Overuse
by: Anonymous

so when do I stop with the overuse to prevent skin cancer???

Answer:

Hello, as mentioned before, after you see the desired results from daily use, you switch to 1-2x a week for maintenance.

Maria

Kojic Acid Diplamite
by: Anonymous

why is kojic acid diplamite expensive??? Because of its effectiveness??? Is is better in skin whitening than regular kojic acid? Can kojic acid burn up your skin??? I heard kojic acid may cause cancer. Is that true????

Answer:

Hello, the dipalmitate is a better stabilizer and true, performs better than the regular kojic acid. It really depends on what skin whitening product you use and the ingredients used. As said, we prefer to use the regular kojic acid because it does work as well and more affordable to the general market.

Skin cancer is caused by overuse and improper use of skin whitening products. A single ingredient, if safe and used properly, will not damage skin.

Maria

kojic acid diplamite
by: Anonymous

so kojic acid diplamite it better??? Do you use kojic acid diplamite in your products???

Answer:

Hello, we only use kojic acid because we've seen good results with it and does not need to resort to dipalmitate because it is more expensive and we'd like to keep our skin whitening products affordable.

MAria

Kojic Acid
by: Anonymous

So their's no side effects of kojic acid or kojic acid dipolmate??? Their's like no color change with kojic acid?? Its a 100% natural ingredient with no cancer involving?

Answer:

Hello, any skin problem only begins with improper use and over-use. SO make sure you use with moderation, wear sunscreen and you'll be fine.

MAria

Kojic Acid
by: Anonymous

so can kojic acid or kojic acid dipomate create carcinogens or any type of cancer problems or is it a natural ingredient???

Answer:

Hello, kojic acid dipalmitate came from kojic acid which is a natural ingredient, though the former has an added fatty acid and chemically modified.

No, it doesn't produce carcinogens in the body.

MAria

Kojic Acid
by: Shyleen

Maria I really wanted to know the differences about kojic acid and kojic acid dipalmitate. What's the difference??? Is kojic acid dipalmitate more effective in the skin lightening process than the orginal kojic acid??? What are the side effects of both kojic acid and kojic acid dipalmitate?? What if you have 8% kojic acid dipalmitate in a skin lightening product with natural herb extratcs, is that safe??? Because I think I want to order a diana stalder soap that has kojic acid if you have one avaiable.

Answer:

Hi Shyleen, we use plain kojic acid in our Papaya Soaps simply because it is a good skin whitening agent (kojic acid dipalmitate a bit better but expensive) proven effective in years.

Maria

Question
by: Shyleen

Hi Maria I also wanted to know if we do use the the skin whitening product the diana stalder soap, cream, and lotion. Does the skin peeling involves from just the soap or from the cream and lotion as well???

And when its bath time and when I use the soap , when can I shave??? When can I apply Veet hair removal cream??? or Nair facial hair cream revomal for my face when Im on the skin whitening process??? Since I hate hair on my body or face. Any solutions for this part??? Thanks.

Answer:

Hi Shyleen, it is the skin whitening soaps that induce more skin peeling, and minimal for the lotion or cream.

Use your favorite hair removal creams at a different time schedule of the day so this regimen does not interrupt the skin whitening process.

Maria

Eye Area
by: Shyleen

Thanks Maria for responding my questions buhh i still do have a question for the eye area. Just suppose my whole skin lightened about 2-3 shades lighter and around my eye area is still dark as my previous skin tone color, will that be a little akward???

Answer:

Hi Shyleen, try these tips for dark circles under eyes to take care of the eye area.

MAria

Question
by: Shyleen

Hi Maria ite me again. So for the diana stalder black soap kit. I wanted to know does skin peeling hurts??? How do I use the soap, lotion, and cream together??? Will the skin peeling irritate sensitive skin??? What exactly do you mean by skin peeling like I will see my orginal skin tone color shed off into a new skin color??? Does that hurt?? And can I use these skin whitening products by my eyes to lighten them up? What anout the vaginal part as well??? ON what parts can I use the skin whitening product and what not?? Like my lips??? Please reply ASAP. Thanks, And if I more quetsions can I still post comments here so you can help me out with the whole skin whitening process???

Answer:

Hi Shyleen, the peeling is mild, with just a bit of sting, but very manageable. Personally, I love the sting because it tells me the products are starting to work for me. :)

Dont worry because the skin whitening products come with a detailed instruction sheet which will tell you exactly what to expect and how to use the products properly.

You can use the skin whitener from head to toe, except the eye area. Yes, also on the inner thighs (external skin of genitals only), and for lips, about 2-3x a week.

You can post further here as you go along the skin whitening process. Hey, this is your journal already. :)

MAria

Question
by: Shyleen

Hi Maria its me Shyleen again. See when I was a baby a was a tan color baby then when I came about 4-5 years old I came light brown, then by 3rd-7th I became a darker brown shade. From swimming and exposing to the sun but my chest through my stomach color is light brown instead of tan. So how many shades do I think I go light as since I was a tan in my baby n childhood???

Answer:

Hi Shyleen, the lightest one can get is closest to the lightest shade when you were younger, when you haven't indulged in too much sun exposure. However, it will still depend on your skin type on how much it will allow it because our skin has its limits too.

Maria

Question
by: Shyleen

Hi Maria its me Shyleen again. I wanted to know can the diana stalder papaya skin whitening kit be used on sensitive skin??? And when any type of skin whiteners/lightners targets ur skin does it evens it you out from ur lightst shin shade in ur body since I have a really bad uneven skin tone then the skin whitening process started by lightening you up to 1-3 shades lighter???

Answer:

Hi Shyleen, the papaya soap is a little strong whitening soap, so for sensitive skin, I'd recommend the Black Soap in the kit instead.

The lightest your skin can get is closest to the shade of your innermost lighter skin color, the shade when you were younger, or even possible achieving 1-3 shades lighter if your skin type allows it.

Maria

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