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Please recommend the best foundation for severe acne?

Please recommend the best foundation for severe acne?

Get serous about Rx: If you have severe acne, you need to be under the care of a competent dermatologist and if offered isotretinoin, accept it. The choice of make-up isn't going to be the key to managing what is, especially nowadays, a very serious health problem. It's possible that the oral contraceptive pill or spironolactone could clear you, or another rx. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Rosacea (Definition)

A chronic skin condition that usually affects just the face, causing redness, pimples, nose swelling, and thin red ...Read more


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Best treatment for acne, rosacea, and dandruff?

Best treatment for acne, rosacea, and dandruff?

The one that helps U: Speak to your dermatologist for advise and treatment(s) , there is no one best treatment , you doctor will try most safe , least expensive medications first , ...Read more

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What's the best foundation for acne and acne scarring?

What's the best foundation for acne and acne scarring?

Sheer coverage: Avoid heavy liquid and cream foundations, which can be comedogenic, in favor of mineral powders. Like the jane iredale line because the mineral line is very fine. Obviously, prevention is worth a ton of cure, so treat blemishes early and don't pick, which will inevitably result in scars. ...Read more

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Any foundation recommendations for eczema-prone skin?

Any foundation recommendations for eczema-prone skin?

Challenging: It is difficult to find foundations that do not irritate the skin. Although most products are hypoallergenic they are by no means non-irritating to eczema prone skin. I recommend moisturizers that are designed to resemble the natural stratum corneum and then over that a mineral based make-up. See your dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? What is best for reducing oily skin/shine and acne?

Expert opinions? What is best for reducing oily skin/shine and acne?

Retinoic acids: Try to get ahold of one of the topical preparations based on retinoic acid. Topical benzoyl peroxide and/or a salicylic acid wash may also help. If you're not clear of acne in two weeks, get with your personal physician to add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

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What's the best acne treatment, besides proactive, for sensitive skin?

Pick ingredients: Most over the counter acne products have the same few active ingredients, anything with salicylic acid is likley going to help, 2% is probably best for most. 10% glycolic acid washes can be helpful. Benzoyl peroxide washes can be great for acne, but hard on your skin, ie drying, redness etc. If you are having problems controlling acne, call your family doc! pick any non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more

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What type of foundation is best to use for acne prone oily skin?

Ask cosmetics: The foundation should be tested and proved to be non comedogenic. That means it does not clog the pores allowing for the formation of mircocomedones the precursor to an acne lesion. ...Read more

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Recommendations for acne rosacea?

Recommendations for acne rosacea?

Dermatol evaluation: I would first have a dermatologist make a definitive diagnosis as well as treatment recommendations which may take several months to arrive at a satisfactory regimen as well as dietary restriction. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best natural skincare line or products for rosacea?

Help please? What is the best natural skincare line or products for rosacea?

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

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Best control for psoriasis?

Best control for psoriasis?

Many options: There are cream, ultraviolet therapy, and pills and injections. ...Read more

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Best treatment for acne?

Best treatment for acne?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't worked in two weeks, get with your physician. Home remedies are only an adjucnt. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that cannot be cured, will remit in time, and can be managed. Topical Clindamycin often clears milder cases; acne on the trunk tends to require systemic rx. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best facial moisturizer for acne?

Please recommend the best facial moisturizer for acne?

Noncomedogenic: Look for a moisturizer which is labeled 'hypoallergenic noncomedogenic' and be sure that it is also fragrance free. ...Read more

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Best treatment for psoriasis?

Best treatment for psoriasis?

Many Options: Psoriasis is a complex disease with a wide range of presentations and severity. Treatments must be tailored to the individual patient according to their disease severity, coexisting medical problems (other health problems, if any), and ability to comply with the treatment. The best treatment for you is out there, but you must see a dermatologist who will tailor the treatment specifically for you. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good acne treatment system for african american skin?

Docs, what's a good acne treatment system for african american skin?

Acne Treatment: Cleanse with Cetaphil Work with an aesthetician for deep pore cleansing If deep cysts present, see a dermatologist Change your pillow twice a week Avoid fried foods, milk, peanuts, chocolate, dark colas Protect the skin with sun screen to help minimize dark spots. ...Read more

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Best treatment for hives?

Best treatment for hives?

Hives: If you are looking for a medicine to start while waiting to follow up with an allergist or dermatologist, i prefer zyrtec 10 mg at night otherwise known as cetirizine. Bjs and costco have good pricing. If they lead to swelling or facial/throat symptoms, you should see your physician immediately. ...Read more

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What is the best regimen for acne prone skin?

What is the best regimen for acne prone skin?

Acne : Depending on the severity of the acne, combination therapy with topical antibacterials , retinoids , and sometimes oral antibiotics or Accutane may be prescribed . See your dermatologist to evaluate the acne and prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best makeup for pale acne prone skin?

Please recommend the best makeup for pale acne prone skin?

Non comedogenic: Any makeup you use should be non comedogenic meaning not promoting the formation of precursors to acne ...Read more