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Glory products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Forgive my frankness: This is serious. You may find some evidence-based practitioner in your community who can suggest an adjunct to scientific Rx. But if "natural" remedies for rosacea actually worked, rosacea patients in the old days wouldn't have ended up with their faces mutilated like Photo Guy. This is the 21st century; despite all the huckstering by "natural healing" people, this doesn't have to be you. ...Read more
Find the right doc: I feel strongly about this topic, because unfortunately there are too many pros that fall victim to the same hype that the general public does. Find someone who truly believes in good scientifically- based skin care that can truly make a difference, not the newest fad. If they can't explain it to you in terms that make sense, move on. There is no substitute for good medicine, especially in skin. ...Read more
If you are: Overly sensitive to fragrances - that would be recommended. Take care. ...Read more
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What type of skincare regimen do you recommend after a couple of days (about 14 hrs total) in the sun at the beach?
Do expensive skincare products promising to reverse aging and regenerate youth by altering genes really work? Or are they just gimmick?
Probably: Gimmick. The skin is the largest organ in the body and requires nutrients just like all the other organs. Feed it properly. ...Read more
How can you tell whether a skincare product has got radioactive contaminant? If one feel alright after using, does it mean product is safe?
Not likely: Most skin care products use inexpensive ingredients and there is little supervision of these products by governmental agencies. Thus they could have various forms of contamination without your knowledge or even that of the manufacturer. Radioactive contaminants must be extremely rare if ever; you should be more concerned about toxic ingredients and whether the product is worth the cost. ...Read more