I am the darkest person I know. I have too much
melanin. I've used skin lighteners and products containing hydroquinone all
of my life. I've never had the desired effects. I get slightly browner and
go back to being extremely dark soon after I stop using the
products. Through my own research I've discovered that
Hydroquinone has negative long term effects. A year ago I began using Movate
which is a product containing clobetasol propionate. I've never had
better results, my complexion was exactly what I had dreamed of all of
my life. Unfortunately, I was using this product all over my
body and suffered severe side effects such as acne break outs, and my
endocrine system suffered. I had other symptoms which included
moonface, depression and eczema none of which I had before. I also had
severe headaches and I felt like I was dying. I refused to stop using the
prouduct because I loved the way I looked. Eventually I gave it up when I felt
like I was dying. My dermatologist later confirmed that it could have
killed me. My plea is this, let me know if there is a product out there
available even surgery that would lighten my complexion.
One of the key points in biology is selection,
survival of the fittest, which is survival of the best
fit. You are the best fit in your niche the way you
are. Your biology made you dark. So what? I am sure it
is beautiful, if only you had the flexibility of mind
to see the beauty of it. I am white, the whitest you
can imagine, and I get sunburnt every minute I am
outside. That is hell, I can tell you. But the point
is, you will find the niche where you belong, and some
day you'll find a person who falls in love with the
'darkest person you know'. Don't destroy yourself for
a fake idea of what you think is the ideal looks.
There is only one ideal look and that is the natural
I mean it!
Dear Denise...i'm no medical doctor and i would'nt
dare to talk about medicine things. But i'm a mother
and a grand mother and have grandchildren about
your age. So i would like to talk a little bit with you.
See honey, you exposed yourself to dangers
using remedies without medical assistance.
Dont do that anymore, you felt on your own body
the nasty results.
You say that you are the darkiest person
ever. To have too much melanin is not a sickness,
it is genetic coming from your race.
See, if you find yourself discriminated fight for your
rights, you have the right and the duty to do so.
But...be proud of your race, if you are fully
dark that means you must come from a pure
race, and that is wonderful and great!
This world was made for all the human beeings,
and for all the living beeings.
Enjoy your complexion and your body, dear, it is
a treasure. Study, work, help and love your
Mabel ( A 70 old grandma)
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Update: June 2012