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Doctor insights on: Best Face Cream For Dry Skin

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Please explain which face cream is good for dry skin type?

Please explain which face cream is good for dry skin type?

Depends on skin type: This is not an easy answer and it really depends on your skin type and sensitivities. I generally recommend Lubriderm, Cetaphil or Eucerin with SPF ...Read more

Dry Skin (Definition)

Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more


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What is the best cream for dry skin for male?

What is the best cream for dry skin for male?

Drink water: Stay hydrated and apply hydrating moisturizers multiple times a day. Avoid more than one shower a day and do not use extremely hot water. ...Read more

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What is the best moisturiser (either for the day or a night cream) for dry skin?

What is the best moisturiser (either for the day or a night cream) for dry skin?

Depends: It depends for different pts-amlactin, eucerin, cetaphil -one may work better for one pt and not other-these are for the body. For the face it is different for different type of skin.Some can be very exp works well for one but not necessecary for other-lancome , chanel, sephora porducts.You have to explore to find for yourself. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hydrocortisone cream for dry skin on my face?

Is it safe to use hydrocortisone cream for dry skin on my face?

No: I wouldn't use topical steroids on your face to treat dry skin--i would recommend a good moisturizer such as aquaphor. ...Read more

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Any recommendations for creams to treat flakey, dry skin on eyelids and face?

Dry skin: Regular facial cleansing with gentle exfolitation followed by eucerin sensitive location. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best lotion or cream that will help my dry skin problem?

Do more than creams: Try to minmize activities that cause your dry skin--avoid long hot shower/bath, minimize use of body washes/scrubbing, use of humidifer in winter/cold season, and minimize use of meds if not needed. Applying moisturing lotion such as aquaphor 2-3x/day, especially after shower/bath, will help. If not adequate, consult doc as u may need prescription meds. Good luck. ...Read more

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Best eye creams for dry skin around the eyes?

Best eye creams for dry skin around the eyes?

Need Evaluation: Dryness with flaking skin around the eyes could be related to excema or ocular allergies if you are rubbing your eyes frequently. Or a localized dry area could be a sign of an early skin cancer. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist for a evaluation. Additional be careful with applying any cream too close to the eye as this can cause eye irritation. ...Read more

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Dry skin on face and blotchy on neck and burning when applying creams?

Dry skin on face and blotchy on neck and burning when applying creams?

Allergy testing: It sounds as if you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. You may want to try 100% pure products such as lanolin or aloe vera or switch to hypoallergenic products. You may want to incentive the i allergy by undergoing skin testing by an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more