Readers set a new record for the number of responses, this time to Jennifer T., who developed a brown spot on her face and was looking for solutions that really work. Thanks for your help and here goes:
See a dermatologist to confirm it’s noncancerous
Jeff F., a doctor, writes, “Now is a good time to remind your readers of the importance of learning the ABCDEs of skin cancer, as well as a yearly visit to the dermatologist, regardless of skin tone.” Others who made the same urgent point, many of them with personal experience with skin cancer: Julia M., Martha L., Mary J., Marnah L., Kathy G., Olga W., Jeanette K., Linn, Ann M., Marti B., Beth S., Cheryl L.
Neutrogena Rapid Tone Repair Dark Spot Corrector (neutrogena.com, $22.49)
“Spot went away like that!” — Mary Beth K.
Clinique Even Better Clinical Radical Dark Spot Corrector + Interrupter (sephora.com, $54.50)
— Felicia T.
No7 concealers (us.no7beauty.com; ulta.com)
“My very large brown spots on both cheeks have almost completely disappeared.” — Sandi M.
Ambi Skincare Fade Cream (amazon.com, $11.99)