Skin Lighteners May Be Pulled off Store Shelves, Due to Health Concerns

Millions of Americans who go to the drug store or cosmetic counter for remedies to fade skin spots may soon be out of luck.

One of the most popular skin care products may be pulled off store shelves.

The Food and Drug Administration announced it is considering banning over-the-counter skin lighteners amid health concerns.

In the battle against blotchy skin, the skin lightening ingredient hydroquinone is a major player.

Now, the FDA is questioning whether hydroquinone should be available only by prescription.


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