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Fair & Lovely – Multivitamin cream for acne?

This was a tip given to me a week ago by a friend. She suggested applying a dab of Fair & Lovely Multi Vitamin cream over my acne/pimples & leaving it overnight. Apparently it helps dry up & speed up the healing of the pimple, reduces the redness & also prevents scarring. Sounds like too good to be true , right?
So last weekend, I picked up the tiny trial pack for this cream (the one that costs some 10-15 bucks) & tried it out.
Well girls, it did work just as my friend claimed, for me.
Overnight it managed to dry up -  almost flatten 2 huge pimple & reduce it’s redness. On budding acne, it prevented them from flaring up into volcanoes; they stayed small & dried up quickly.
I cannot say about the anti-scarring effect – as the pimples are not completely healed, I suspect it will not be able to do much about scarring overnight. It might help if applied consistently & for longer.
Also, as per my friend – only this variant of Fair & Lovely, the multivitamin one, seems to be effective.
I honestly don’t know if the tip will work just as well for you, obviously this is a try-at-your-own-risk proposition. Clindamycin A gel is known to work wonders for some people, on me, it just makes my acne worse (go figure – it is recommended by almost all derms for acne, but it just won’t work for me)
I think the reason why F&L works so well, is probably
1.      Coz of all the vitamins (it has vit b, c & e) – maybe they help reduce inflammation in some way
2.      The texture of the cream itself seems little drying – it seems absorbent & matt when applied
Have you tried this for your acne? Have you heard of any such weird but effective tips for skincare?

Comments

  1. Nice review Tanveer. Great that it worked:)

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  2. oh tht's great... i dnt have pimples or acne but sometimes one or two shows up... will try next time...
    thnx !!

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  3. I read this in some comment section i guess...have never tried it..
    i have tried the colgate tip and it works but takes 2-3 days now on my skin.

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  4. for me, lactocalamine works best...

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  5. I love F&L multivitamins cream. It is so matte that I hardly had any pimples when I used it. If I didn't use foundation I'd use it regularly. Yr friend is probably right

    ♥xx♥

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  6. Thanks for the tip! I don't like Fair and lovely but I'll def try it for the occasional pimple. I put a little himalya neem face pack on my pimples overnight...doesn't work always though...

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  7. Thats indeed a nice tip..Well I am going thru a similar phase ...i stopped certain medications and within two weeks my acne came back and I get these really big red angry ones...i usually put Biotique Myristica overnight and it kinda helps reduce the redness though not overnite all the time..shall try F&L.

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  8. dis sounds nice..will try it..

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  9. If the F&L people read this, I'm sure they will be amused. LOL.

    IMHO I think you should give this more time, as sometimes it could be another reason for the pimple diminishing. My two cents.

    Also wondering, how to deal with deep acne scars? I have a few since many many years and I *hate* them. :-(

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  10. Hmmm..this is the firsttime i am hearing such a tip..but I have heard of toothpaste though..for acne

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  11. I use Himalaya Hand sanitizer lemon and Neem one, on my acne. It instantly dries up everytime.

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  12. my face is having pimples how to reduce that... im using F & L only... but its not working on my face
    then is there any ways for remove pimples... pls give a very good suggestion for me.....

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