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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Using Skin Milk Lotion

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What are the benefits of using aveeno (oatmeal) baby skincare moisturizing cream?

What are the benefits of using aveeno (oatmeal) baby skincare moisturizing cream?

See below: There is usually no specific advantage of using one brand name over another. Although, if you feel aveeno (oatmeal) works better for you, then use it. ...Read more

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Is the use of flat iron spray w/argon oil and and lotion for stretch marks w/vite, collagen, cocoa butter safe during pregnancy? Many prods w/alcohol

Is the use of flat iron spray w/argon oil and  and lotion for stretch marks w/vite, collagen, cocoa butter safe during pregnancy? Many prods w/alcohol

Yes, however...: All of these should be quite safe. Alcohol should not be significantly absorbed into your skin, certainly not enough to harm your baby. However, some skin products do contain chemicals that can harm fetuses. Visit http://www.Ewg.Org/skindeep/ to check these products (it does mention moderate hazard of flat iron spray due to allergy potential but it has low developmental ; reproductive toxicity). ...Read more

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What's the advantage of using organic cosmetics and creams?

What's the advantage of using organic cosmetics and creams?

Questionable: While you may be philisophically inclined to favor natural products, there is minimal scientific evidence that organic cosmetics are better. Some of the most toxic compounds known are organic, naturally occuring plant-derived substances. On the other hand, some of the most exciting new products for skin care are botanical antioxidants such as resveratrol. ...Read more

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Can beauty products cause cancer of the breast variety? Like using make-up, creams, and moisturizers for years?

Can beauty products cause cancer of the breast variety? Like using make-up, creams, and moisturizers for years?

No: Topical beauty creams have not been linked to cancer. In fact regular use of Retin-A over time on the applied area, has been shown to decrease skin cancer. Hydroquinone in rat studies has shown some cancer associations but has not shown that in humans. ...Read more

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Hi there, I'm making home-made diaper rash ointment with coconut oil, zinc oxide (25%), beeswax, and 5% v/v vitamin e. Is the amount of vitamin e safe for topical use on infants?

Hi there,  I'm making home-made diaper rash ointment with coconut oil, zinc oxide (25%), beeswax, and 5% v/v vitamin e.  Is the amount of vitamin e safe for topical use on infants?

Diaper rash: Vitamin E is pretty benign for infants. If you are using it tpically in a butt paste if should be pretty safe to use topically several times a day for even a week or more. It is a great treatment for rashes and scars. ...Read more

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Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Yes: Oil ingredients that are healthful to ingest are normally healthy to use on the skin where they are often absorbed into the body. Many commercial products contain preservatives that are actually toxic or alter hormone states. ...Read more

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Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Your choice: Aveeno (oatmeal) has some pricey, relatively weak salicylic acid glamourized with soy for some reason. Tea tree as an oil that's an estrogen and has made guys grow breasts. How abut getting serious? If topical benzoyl peroxide (dirty-cheap) as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Help please! is an itchy skin rash a side effect of consuming fish oil omega 3 supplements?

Help please! is an itchy skin rash a side effect of consuming fish oil omega 3 supplements?

Rashes can occur : Rashes can occur with any medication. If you want to take omega 3, you could switch to flax seed oil capsules and perhaps you may not break out with a rash. ...Read more

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Does using the body shop tea tree products help stop and prevent acne?

Does using the body shop tea tree products help stop and prevent acne?

May or may not: There's a lot of interest lately over tea tree oil, but acne is caused by bacteria and your skin reacting to this. See a dermatologist to get professional care instead. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of rubbing flakseed oil on skin?

What are the benefits of rubbing flakseed oil on skin?

Soften skin: Flaxseed oil is also applied to the skin to sooth irritations or soften roughness. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of using tea tree oil for hair?

What are the benefits of using tea tree oil for hair?

Many: The hair may be rinsed with a spoonful of tea tree in warm water to control lice. It's is wonderfully soothing after hair removal. It can also ward off dandruff. ...Read more

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Can I use collagen boosting moisturizer above the retinoid (retacnyl tretinoin) ? Also, is the use of a retinoid compatible with breastfeeding?

Can I use collagen boosting moisturizer above the retinoid (retacnyl tretinoin) ?  Also, is the use of a retinoid compatible with breastfeeding?

Not while breastfeed: Don"t use a retinoid while breastfeeding - it has never been studied and could be harmful. The other stuff is a waste of money as these creams and lotions have no way to penetrate the skin and "boost" collagen. ...Read more

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