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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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But, don't worry because there are many natural home remedies to lighten your skin that you can use right now!
If many millions of Africans lighten their skin without regret, others are dismayed.
Step forward cosmetics Huda Kattan, the founder of Huda Beauty, which recently posted an article titled"Why Your Vagina Gets Dark And How To Lighten It".
There are many different reasons that individuals may seek to lighten their skin (Hunter 2011: 149).
No matter what I tried, there were some damaged areas I just could not lighten enough to match the undamaged wood.
Although there are various methods to lighten building materials, in the case of conglomerate materials, the incorporation of lightweight aggregates as filler in the fresh compound is usually the most common and simplest technique to lighten building materials [1].
Reviva's spokesman claims that massaging in the new serum under their Brown Spot Creams can lighten age or dark spots faster - - and help improve skin texture and tone.
She convinces me to lighten my skin as it would greatly improve my looks Nairobi and other parts of the country.
Studies have shown that long term hydroquinone use can cause exogenous ochronosis, which is when your skin turns a bluish and black colour Hydroquinone not only inhibits melanin production to help lighten skin, but long term use can actually damage your pigment cells.
In modern world, new materials used in construction meet the limitation of wall thickness in order to decrease wall heat transfer in addition to contribute to lighten walls; thus where possible light resistant materials must be used for construction.
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.
Trigger jobs on semi-autos like the 1911 are easier to lighten, but can be problematic on Colt and Para USA pistols with a Series 80-style firing pin block.