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lighten

verb allay, alleviate, assuage, cut down, disburden, disencumber, ease, ease up, have less weight, lessen, lessen the load, lessen the weight of, make less burdensome, make lighter, mitigate, reduce, reduce the load of, reduce weight of, relieve, remove, temper, unload
See also: abate, allay, alleviate, attenuate, commute, diminish, ease, extenuate, facilitate, lessen, mitigate, moderate, modify, relieve
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Burila instinctively knew that the market was hungry for a soap that would lighten and smoothen the skin.
It lightens skin by stopping melanosomes from entering keratinocytes, therefore slowing down pigmentation.
Spray onto towel-dried hair, comb through and blow dry and then either lighten all over, spray onto lower sections, spray on selected strands, or just touch up roots.
95 - we love Lemon Lights to naturally lighten hair in sunlight and Sun Streaks, a heat-accelerated highlighter; call Neal's Yard (0161-831 7875) for mail- order of camomile, pounds 1.
Not only is White Brilliance free from the damaging side effects associated with harsh lighteners, White Brilliance boosts skin health as it lightens and improves overall appearance by minimizing the appearance of large pores.
When you are out in sun more, the sun lightens hair even more if your hair is color treated.
Passengers aboard the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be able to darken or lighten their windows at the touch of a button for more comfortable travel.