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how does toner help the skin

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Many: any sunscreen may use, nothing specific for toning skin, try to use water based moisturizers to avoid infection. More u buy label guided creams. more ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Ask your doctor: Ask your doctor
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Can be: Toners are alcohol and or salicylic acid based, all of which dry/ irritate skin.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: NO
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Actually yes: The retinoid acid in tretinoin cream causes a thickening of the epidermis, which will tighten pores, reduce wrinkles, its one of the best anti-aging p ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Oil: An astringent is maily made of alcohol so it removes excess oil from the top of your skin. It will not prevent you from making more oil.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Do more than creams: Try to minmize activities that cause your dry skin--avoid long hot shower/bath, minimize use of body washes/scrubbing, use of humidifer in winter/cold ... Read More
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Dr. Tonya Fordham
21 years experience Family Medicine
No: There may be a yellow tinge to the skin where the epiduo is applied that is temporary and should resolve quickly. There should not be any burning with ... Read More
A 120-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
48 years experience Family Medicine
Lemon face: To keep your skin looking young a good nutrition is very important vitamin E may help as well . do not apply irritants limit sun exposure lemon maybe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Good to use a: moisturizer that contains vitamins and see dermatologist for good choices
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Dark skin: There are many different reasons for skin to become hyperpigmented. Once your doctor is sure that the cause is not serious, there are several differe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: As far as I can tell from a search it does not make skin thicker or shrink the pores
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Aloe Vera: Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Use of aloe vera can help to prevent keratinisation of new ski ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Acne Sun: Moderate exposure to the sun can, in many instances, help acne. That doesn't mean that you should out there and bake in it!
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
It may : But i find that salicylic acid is better for fighting razor bumps. It is a better anti-inflammatory agnet.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Oily skin on face: Oily skin - may use frequent but gentle washes. Some times Retin A/ Retinoids can bring balance to skin. They come in different strengths. Your der ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Hormones, genetics: Oily skin is primarily due to the activity of sebaceous glands in the skin. Women with oily skin can benefit from oral contraceptives, and patients of ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Different theories: I don't know if anyone knows for sure as this hasn't been the subject of much if any research. According to http://hisacne.Com/acne-treatments/natural ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Farzaneh
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
2-8 weeks: Initially there may be some peeling and early improvement of texture, however the long term impact on increasing collagen production will take longer ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Add a toner: or astringent which removes surface oil from skin
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Depends: Every product is different, the most common example is that of topical steroids, which quit working after abt 2 weeks daily use.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
15 years experience Dermatology
See below: Healthy skin is designed to maintain the proper amount of moisture. Many factors including age, genetic, and environmental factors can make the skin b ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Although Aluminum: can be found in trace amounts in the body, it has no essential role as far as I know. Higher levels are toxic.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Salicylic acid: Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid chemically related to aspirin. It is used in acne for its anti inflammatory and exfoliating ( peeling ) effects ... Read More
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