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How can I prevent age spots on my face or hands?

Just noticed I have a new brown age spot on my face yuck

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janeq123

Asked by janeq123 at 2:21 AM on Sep. 21, 2010 in Beauty & Style

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  • SUNSCREEN! Wear it, sunny or cloudy. I promise you that it will make a HUGE difference if you wear it daily. The sun ages people more than anything else, even stress.
    pixiestix21

    Answer by pixiestix21 at 2:24 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • pounds cold cream
    LoVe4Free

    Answer by LoVe4Free at 2:44 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Sun screen, hats, sunglasses... staying out of the sun.

    To lighten spots you already have put a Vitamin C cream on at night.
    Niki_sd

    Answer by Niki_sd at 2:47 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • there are all kinds of products out there for just that purpose - but none of them really work - just ask me - i've tried them all - according to my dermatologist, they come from the sun exposure that you have let your hands and face or anywhere on your body where you have these little brown spots become exposed to - they are also from age - i have bought every product on the market - after my 14-year-old granddaughter mentioned to me, "mimi, you would look so much better if you didn't have those little brown spots on your hands and arms"!! from the mouths of babes - lmbo - when she was 3, we were on vacation in ocean city, md and in the middle of a crowded beach, she said, quite loudly to her mommy, "mommy, mimi has a mustouche - well my dil was mortified - yes, that IS when i started to get my upper lip waxed - roflol - grands - you gotta love them, but they tell it like they see it - smiles
    kaysimon132461

    Answer by kaysimon132461 at 5:52 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • "age spots" are most likely sun damage, but you should have any spot like that on your face checked out by a Dr. As others have said.......wear sunscreen
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 6:17 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • sun damae so sunscreen
    mimilinda

    Answer by mimilinda at 7:18 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • sunscreen and moisturizer. Good luck!
    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 3:53 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Sunscreen = prevent them
    Hydroquinone script to help lighten them
    Melindakc

    Answer by Melindakc at 6:04 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • sunscreen, drinking water, stop drinking.. basically stay healthy.
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 10:08 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Mary Kay's Even Complexion Essence helps get rid of age spots. Paired with the Even Complexion Mask, my skin looks incredible!

    mbdc

    Answer by mbdc at 3:40 AM on Sep. 26, 2010

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