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Doctor insights on: Anti Aging Body Lotion

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Do anti aging creams just prevent aging signs while you're applying them?

Do anti aging creams just prevent aging signs while you're applying them?

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 more

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Which anti aging cream works best to treat early signs of aging?

Which anti aging cream works best to treat early signs of aging?

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

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Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Topical NSAID: Topical preparations have mostly local effect but there is a small amount of medication absorbed and spread systemically. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera lotion good for body skin such as even skin tone smooth skin & blemishes ?

Is aloe vera lotion good for body skin such as even skin tone smooth skin & blemishes ?

Not necessarily: Aloe (straight from the plant) can be helpful for healing burns or abrasions. But it is not an acne treatment. Some people can have significant sensitivity to aloe. Take care. ...Read more

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Which most hydrating non comedogenic substance for makeup fixing on oily skin wide pores face?

Which most hydrating non comedogenic substance for makeup fixing on oily skin wide pores face?

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

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Will anti aging/wrinkle creams reduce epicanthal folds?

Will  anti aging/wrinkle creams  reduce epicanthal folds?

No: These are a structural component of some eyes, more common in the asian and oriental eyes. Eye cream won't work. There is a surgery for it...But the scar may be worse than the fold itself! ...Read more

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Is using too much anti wrinkle creams bad?

Yes...: ...Because you'll waste your money, be more likely to get irritation, and unlikely to get more of a result. ...Read more

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What's a good anti wrinkle cream for acne prone skin?

What's a good anti wrinkle cream for acne prone skin?

Retin-a: The best anti wrinkle and anti acne cream is retin-a. It helps exfoliate the skin and helps build collagen and elastin. Using a low dose and working up to higher doses is better than starting at the highest dose since most people can not tolerate it. ...Read more

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Using body moisturizing lotion,whitening face washes,and hair shampoo during pregnancy,are they safe,thank you?

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

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Could anti aging serums really help get a younger skin?

Good ones can improv: your skin color and texture, but sunscreen is your best untagging skin defense ...Read more

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Comparing face wash, cream cleanser, or cold creams, which won't harm my facial skin down the road?

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

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Povodine iodine 5% reduces tinea on face?

Povodine iodine 5% reduces tinea on face?

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