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What is the best cream for removing blemishes on the face?

What is the best cream for removing blemishes on the face?

Acne Medications: Acne topical prescription medications include: epiduo, ziana, acanya, retin a (tretinoin) micro, Atralin and others. See your local dermatologist as they can give you samples of the above medications. ...Read more

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What are the best anti-aging products to use on my face?

What are the best anti-aging products to use on my face?

Vitamin A: Vitamin a (retinoids) are the mainstay for stimulating new collagen growth. Vitamin c is necessary for collagen production. Vitamin e is a powerful antioxidant to repair and prevent damage from sun and pollution. Other products are available, but these are the ones proven to work. Look for high quality a, c and e. ...Read more

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Will hydrocortisone valerate cream help stop the burns on my face from using proactive?

Will hydrocortisone valerate cream help stop the burns on my face from using proactive?

Not recommended: Hydrocortisone valerate cream (class 5) is a lower mid strength steroid. Steroids should not be used on areas of the body such as the face, groin, genitals or armpits without guidance from a doctor and for a prescribed reason. Potent steroids can lead to irreversible skin thining (atrophy). Also steroid use on the face can lead to the development of steroid acne. Use a mild moisturizer instead. ...Read more

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Is it useful to lessen the acne scars on the face using lemon juice?

Is it useful to lessen the acne scars on the face using lemon juice?

Scars or Stains: All too often, patients refer to staining, or discoloration of the skin as scars. They are not. A scar is a dermal process (deeper in the skin) that resulting in depressions (depressed or boxcar scars) or deeper pits (pitted scars). Scars are not helped much, if at all, by any topical remedy. Stains, on the other hand, are. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which fairness cream is best for pimpled face?

Any suggestions on which fairness cream is best for pimpled face?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What's the best men's facial skincare on the market today?

What's the best men's facial skincare on the market today?

Neutrogena men: They have a whole line of products made just for men's facial skincare, and it's quite affordable. ...Read more

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Will tretinoin cream dry my face during the whole course of the medication?

Will tretinoin cream dry my face during the whole course of the medication?

Yes: Most people experience dryness of the skin when using retinoid products. It is the way they work, but sometimes an uncomfortable side effect. ...Read more

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What OTC product will be most effective in lightening of the skin on hands?

What OTC product will be most effective in lightening of the skin on hands?

Porcelana: Put this product(porcelana) to work tonight to perfect and even your skin tone while you sleep. Fortified with hydroquinone, which is clinically proven to be the most effective lightening ingredient, this formulation is the ideal treatment for fading dark spots, blemishes and discolorations caused by sun exposure, acne, pregnancy or oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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Is renova (tretinoin) cream effective in treating pimples and dark spots on the face?

Is renova (tretinoin) cream effective in treating pimples and dark spots on the face?

Yes and no: Renova (tretinoin) is tretenoin isis for acne both pimples and blackheads and whiteheads. It is also used to treat fine wrinkles. It does not do much for dark spots. Theoretically if the spot is superficial and it is used for a long time it might peel away at the spot to help some but don't hold your breath. ...Read more

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What are the names of the fragrance free cream for your face while using retin a (tretinoin)?

What are the names of the fragrance free cream for your face while using retin a (tretinoin)?

Neutrogena: Neutrogena makes several allergy tested fragrance free creams for the face. Many of those also have spf to protect your skin from the affects of the sun from retin a (tretinoin). Whatever facial cream you use always use a cream with sun protection. ...Read more

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What is the best product used to prevent sunburns on a face?

What is the best product used to prevent sunburns on a face?

Sunscreen: any brand, SPF 30 at least. Be sure to reapply if you are in the sun longer than an hour, are sweating, or are swimming. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How often can one safely use natural papaya soap on the face and body without it over exfoliating the skin?

How often can one safely use natural papaya soap on the face and body without it over exfoliating the skin?

Whenever you want: Whenever you want you can,It will not exfoliate your skin unless you are allergic to it and if you are allergic you will know first time you use it ...Read more

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Is there a face cream on the market containing both OTC and retinol (or by rx)? I am a senior woman with ugly vertical wrinkles on my cheeks.

Is there a face cream on the market containing both OTC and retinol (or by rx)?  I am a senior woman with ugly vertical wrinkles on my cheeks.

Yes: Retinol, a form of vitamin a, is found in many otc products. Your local pharmacist can suggest a product but l'oreal, neutrogena, and oil of olay all make nice products with retinol. After you have a chance to try one of the products you can get stronger levels and a good skin care regimen from a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon. Deeper lines may require fillers or laser for more results. ...Read more

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Which face cream is the best to remove sagging skin?

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Which face cream is the best to remove sagging skin?

Creams limited.: There and dozens of creams available that make all sorts of claims but the bare truth is that their benefits are very limited. You need to care for your skin by cleansing, defoliation and moisturizing. Sun protection is essential and you need to see that you are healthy and eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Some sagging is a normal fact of life and creams will not stop it. ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizing face cream for women with oily skin?

What is the best moisturizing face cream for women with oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Try moroccan argan with willow and rosemary cream. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, gluten-free. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to put on a face rash? Stop face cream?

What is the best thing to put on a face rash? Stop face cream?

Stop face cream.: First stop all products. Than use Hydrocortisone for few days. If non responsive see dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you please advise me for the best face cream/gel to remove acne?

Can you please advise me for the best face cream/gel to remove acne?

Serious Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide (with clindamycin if available) hasn't resulted in a clear improvement in two weeks, or fails to clear you in a month, get with your personal physician for perscription Rx. Most of the "fancy" stuff that's over-the-counter is worthless / overpriced. Acne's not from poor hygiene, diet, or anything you're doing. ...Read more

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Best face cream for oily skin & pimples?

Best face cream for  oily skin & pimples?

Best: You could use benzoyl peroxide and oc 8 to stop oily skin pimples but you should see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How to apply a face cream.

How to apply a face cream.

Depends: There are multiple face creams with multiple purposes. What did you buy it for? Some are for moisturizing, others for exfoliation, anti-aging, pigment removal, etc. If you look at skin care guidelines available at Skin Care Guidelines - SkinCarePhysicians.com you should be on the right track ...Read more

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Which face cream to lighten the skin colour?

Which face cream to lighten the skin colour?

Skin lightening: Hydroquinone in various percnetages-mostly commonly 4% lightens dark spots and gives a more even skin tone. ...Read more

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What is a recommended face cream for the winter months?

Neutrogena is a good: You still need to wear sunblock even in the winter. Up the moisturizer if you have flaking. ...Read more

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Is satura face cream good for wrinkles?

Topicals for wrinkle: According to reviews on-line, this product can help diminish wrinkles. It is a moisturizer and by 'plumping' the skin, wrinkles are reduced. Better methods of wrinkle reduction would involve chemical peels, resurfacing and/or use of exfoliants such as retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more

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What face cream is good to make your skin look younger?

What face cream is good to make your skin look younger?

Retin A (tretinoin).: But the most important cream to use is sunblock, it should be used rain or shine to prevent sun damage and the appearance of aging. ...Read more

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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

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Are there any face cream/lotion better than fair and lovely?

Are there any face cream/lotion better than fair and lovely?

Face cream: There are many formulations available and can be chosen based on different symptoms or characteristics of your skin. ...Read more

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It is good or bad to use the face cream or face wish? Say the reason?

It is good or bad to use the face cream or face wish?  Say the reason?

Not sure what face: wish is? What are you using night cream for? What is your dermatology history, and any skin problems? How long have you been using the product, and are you familiar with it's active ingredient on the label? This would be helpful, so we can assist you. Please resubmit more information. Thanks! ...Read more

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If we apply face cream or face wash it will affect our skin or not ?what type cream can we use for skin ?

If we apply face cream or face wash it will affect our skin or not ?what type cream can we use for skin ?

Depends: Creams and washes usually have a transient effect on the skin. The type of cream that one would choose to use would depend on what results one is trying to obtain. ...Read more

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I want to know what face cream we can use for eczma , we have had all moisturisers and nothing is working !

I want to know what face cream we can use for eczma , we have had all moisturisers and nothing is working !

Eczema: Heavy moisturizing creams and lotions are effective for treating eczema. Examples include Neutrogena or Aquaphor. The face is a bit trickier because the skin is more sensitive and it is important to avoid the eyes. Steroid creams are effective in the treatment of eczema. This will require consultation with your internist for dermatologist. ...Read more