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Doctor insights on: Benzoic Acid Uses

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How high a % of glicolic acid cream is safe to use just at home?

How high a % of glicolic acid cream is safe to use just at home?

Glycolic Acid: This answer is not a simple one. Many of the over the 'acids' are partially neutralized so the percentage that they are claiming on the package is not the actual percentage. Another factor to consider is any underlying skin conditions such as rosacea or excema that can be flared up by the active ingredients. I would recommend doing a 'patch test' on a small area of skin of the neck. ...Read more

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What to do if I want to remove the biofilm inside my pipes, which acid should I use?

What to do if I want to remove the biofilm inside my pipes, which acid should I use?

Whoa: Forgive my frankness. What you really need to do is stop reading books and internet sites that peddle half-truths and outright lies. There's no "biofilm" in your "pipes", at least not the ones in your body. Whether you're concerned with the health of your intestines, your vascular system, or your airways, a scientific physician -- perhaps one sympathetic to "holistic medicine" -- is your real pal. ...Read more

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I bought raw kojic acid in order to lighten my skin but i don't know what I should use to dilute it. ?

I bought raw kojic acid in order to lighten my skin but i don't know what I should use to dilute it. ?

Not typical: Interestingly the logic acid used by aestheticians is typically prepared in a cream base or ointment. There is no typical percentage or concentrations quoted which is unlike retinoids or hydroquinone. ...Read more

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What's the use of mefanamic acid?

What's the use of mefanamic acid?

Anti-inflammatory : Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It has analgesic properties similar to other nsaids and is used as an adjunct for pain relief. ...Read more

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Can men use boric acid supositories?

Can men use boric acid supositories?

Why?: For what purpose? Boric acid suppositories are used for yeast infections. Men rarely get yeast infections and even rarer when not on the skin or in the mouth/throat. ...Read more

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What amino acids can I use for health?

What amino acids can I use for health?

A good diet: A well balanced diet with lean proteins should be enough without having to supplement. Otherwise if you were involved in an aggressive training g program, then protein bars and shakes may be advised. ...Read more

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How can you use salicylic acid properly?

How can you use salicylic acid properly?

Salicylic acid: Salicylic acid is used for different things. It depends upon what you want to treat. Roman soldiers taped willow bark to their feet to remove callouses because it contains salicylic acid. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use sialic acid on my face?

Is it okay to use sialic acid on my face?

Yes: Salicylic acid is especially helpful in treating acne because of its ability to penetrate the follicle. It encourages the shedding of dead skin cells from within the follicle, helping keep the pores clear of cellular debris. In this way, it reduces the number of pore blockages and breakouts on the skin. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to use hyaluronic acid in young age?

Is it healthy to use hyaluronic acid in young age?

Yes but : While hyaluronic acid (HA) may be safe at a young age, the question to be asked is why a young person would require HA? ...Read more

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Salicylic acid andglycolic acid ok to use together?

Salicylic & Glycolic: You can use the products together. However the two products used together my cause increased dryness or irritation. ...Read more