I was on tri-luma for lightening dark inconsistencies on my skin (not freckles or sunspots, mine are darker). But I'm not insured so I dont feel like spending 250.00 just to get a prescription for then a 125.00 little 30mg tube of lightening cream (why is everything sooo expensive). Are there any over the counter alternatives...The summer is coming, so I want to start a regimen, ASAP. As peeling may occur,and that won't be cute lol. PS I dont mind if the suggestion is expensive. It's just the combination of having to pay for the DERM, just to then get a prescription, that is also not cheap, that bugs me. TIA
You can get hydroquinone products from online pharmacies in Canada and Mexico. You can't get HQ products without a prescription in the US. Please be careful with HQ (and do the research if you haven't already). And use lots of sunscreen if you use it this summer!!
i know it's a lot of $ but i would get the triluma. i tried a generic hydroquinone prior to it, and it did nothing for me. everyone's skin is different, but triluma really worked for me. (just make sure you use spf because bleaching creams make your skin very sensitive to the sun and dark spots could get worse)