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Synonyms for lighten

Synonyms for lighten

to provide, cover, or fill with light

to become brighter or fairer

to make less severe or more bearable

Synonyms for lighten

make more cheerful

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reduce the weight on

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become more cheerful

make lighter or brighter

alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive

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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.
This new formulation not only heals pimples, but also promises to lighten those horrific pimple scars.
It also lightens skin by blocking melanin production.
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.
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.
Dr Bav Shergill, a BSE spokesman and consultant dermatologist, said: "Many illegal skin-lightening beauty products promise to lighten dark blemishes and make complexions fairer, though people should be aware that there are dangers associated with use of these products.
They include this one of Jason Allcorn, creative director of redesign, with one of his lights at the Lighten Up Exhibition, held in the north tower of the Tyne Bridge earlier this year.
Don't try to lighten your hair by using lightening products in the sun, as this can cause real damage.
I am not going to moralize nor preach about this issue; suffice to say that I do understand why a person would want to lighten her or his skin if they could do it safely.
Chris Lighten, Conservative spokesman, Childwall Do you have a letter for Short points?