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Anti Aging Body Lotion
Some can: Some can cause a temporary smoothing of wrinkles, or a 'puffing' effect to decrease the appearance of fine lines, but most require weeks to months to cause the changes in collagen and slough away old skin and stimulate cell turnover that may decrease the signs of aging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tretinoin: Generally the prescription-strength vitamin a preparation of tretinoing (retin-a, renova) is the most effective cream of aging. Forget over the counters, they will not turn the clock back! spend your money in a dermatologist or plastic surgeon's office and ask for a prescription. The next thing to remember is sun block! ...Read more
Does makeup accelerate skin aging? If so, do some types of makeup or ingredients accelerate skin aging more than others do?
Cap adgain, tab androanagen, halotop lotion, minkem-n 5% lotion, do these medicines help hair fall stoppage and regrowth in male patterned baldness?
Hydrating substance: Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, your question is not very clear but I believe you are looking for a substance that is hydrating but also non-comedogenic. Glycerin and dimethicone are two noncomedogenic substances that are considered hydrating. There are many others. The second part of your question is unclear, but noncomedogenic substances by definition will not clog or widen pores ...Read more
Using body moisturizing lotion,whitening face washes,and hair shampoo during pregnancy,are they safe,thank you?
Yes: These products should not hurt your baby at all. It almost always is something you take by mouth that would hurt the baby. ...Read more
Is it safe to use Aveeno (oatmeal) skin relief24 hr moisturizing lotion with dimethicone skin protectant during pregnancy ?
Comparing face wash, cream cleanser, or cold creams, which won't harm my facial skin down the road?
None of them...: ...Will "harm" your skin, unless you're allergic to one, or grossly misuse them. Despite all the advertising hype, there is very little difference between the hundreds of facial cleansers offered for sale. Use one that you like, and that doesn't cost a fortune. ...Read more
Maybe, but...: Povidone iodine kills germs, including bacteria and fungi (such as tinea). The over-the-counter anti-fungal creams work better for treating tinea on the face and body. Also, using iodine too much can lead to excessive absorption of iodine into the body (which would be bad), or lead to skin irritation where the iodine is repeatedly placed. A dermatologist can prescribe oral meds for scalp tinea. ...Read more