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How to hydrate skin overnight

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Nourishing creams: First, try not to dehydrate the skin by excessive washing with soaps, or by prolonged exposure to wind. Avoid irritating soaps with perfumes or deodar... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Aloe vera, oils: Skin is a barriers that breaks down when it is dry. Application of aquaphor or vaseline, as light layers, minimize drying from too much water or wind.... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 18 years experience
Cream is better: The purpose of emollients (creams and lotions) is to help maintain the hydration of the skin. Both lotions and creams contain water and oils (lipids)... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorrie Klein
Dermatology 36 years experience
Elbow dryness: I prefer high concentration glycolic acid products for moisturizing thick dry skin such as on elbows and feet. My fav is neostrata lotion.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
Surgical Oncology 20 years experience
Nothing is permanent: Your skin has a turnover rate of a couple weeks. Nothing is permanent, and i would advise using any thing only in moderation. Daily application of a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology 19 years experience
Hydrate: Aloe vera is very soothing to skin. It offers some hydration, but it not typically used for its emollient / humectant abilities.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
All: All fruits and vegetables are good for the skin.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 18 years experience
Many Tricks: Proper bathing routine (short 5 min shower, luke warm), immediately moisturize with a thick cream (no lotions) within 3 min after exiting the shower. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Moisturizer: You need to use a moisturizer like Vaseline. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk produc... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Many : Different ways from the outside. Moisturizers etc. but you must drink plenty of water. If you don't. Then everything else will be useless.

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