Having a caramel complexion is usually one of the skin goals of people who do not necessarily want to bleach their skin tone. They want a rich, golden, and buttery brown color.  Most people with caramel complexion have a mix of red and golden undertones, which is the reason after using harsh lightening creams, their skin rather turns reddish. If they use good lightening creams,  those undertones become enhanced in a beautiful way. 

There are several recipes to help you achieve this skin tone but we also ought to take note of the following:
To have caramel skin tone,  there are necessary basic skincare practices one ought to follow:

Use a sunscreen or avoid the sun totally to avoid darkening-Caramel skin is more susceptible to scarring and hyperpigmentation.  Your skin darkens been inflamed or after healing from acne.
You need to eat healthy diet, exercise and have adequate rest.
Exfoliate, tone, and moisturize your skin regularly. 
Start using an anti-aging product or regimen.

These recipe uses Amlactin lotion as base cream. Amlactic contains 12% lactic acid that boosts the skin's natural renewal process through gentle exfoliation. It is recommended by dermatologists, it deeply moisturizes plus reveals softer, smoother skin with daily use. 
The lightening ingredients include Kojic Acid and Maxiwhite serum..
This is such a good and effective mix. Gives the most beautiful light caramel tone with no issues.

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Amlactin lotion. - 500ml.
Kojic acid powder- 2 tablespoons.
Maxi white serum. - 3 PCs.
Pinment doux. - 2 PCs.
Vitamin E oil. -2 tablespoons.
Gemrall plus. 2 tablespoons.
Colour. 5-10 drops. Caramel colouring.
Fragrance. Chocolate fragrance.

You'll enjoy this. Use at night only.
During the day use Elizabeth Arden visible difference lotion with SPF 50. 
This mix gives that African American light caramel tone with a glow.

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  1. Is the cream to be used on face and body??

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