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Best Over The Counter Face Moisturizer
Cetaphil: The product line includes gentle cleansers and moisturizers, and is widely available. More importantly look into the cause of the perioral dermatitis. Avoid whitening toothpastes and dental products. Steroids- including topical, nasal and oral inhalors- can also cause this condition. See link: http://www. Aocd. Org/? page=PerioralDermatitis Read more
Can you recommend an over-the-counter facial peel for blackheads? Salycilic or glycolic acid based followed with a moisturizer?
Peel for blackheads: Successful peel treatment of blackheads depends on the extent of blackheads and your skin tolerance. Over the counter preparations usually do not have sufficient concentration of actives to see significant improvement in a timely manner. A therapeutic facial treatment with extractions can be great to purge your skin and put you in a better state for daily skin care to keep more blackheads at bay Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should a good over-the-counter moisturizer contain for woman in 40s looking for healthy skin and to reduce wrinkles? Retinol? Alpha hydroxy acids?
HealthTap: Doesn't really advocate the use of any particular product. You might ask the pharmacist. Good luck. Read more
Ceramide replacement: The best and newest moisturizers are ones which contain ceramides. Ceramides are proteins found naturally in human skin that keep our skin from looking ; feeling like a reptile. Some of the better over the counter ones available include cerave am or pm--the only difference is that the am version has a built-in sunscreen. Read more
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What's the best face wash and moisturizer after a dermabrasion, I have Cerave already will they work /?
Eczema: First 3 rules: gentle, gentle, gentle. Avoid drying or irritating products--ones that contain salicylic or glycolic acid. Many good ones on market: dove bar, cetaphil, neutrogena gentle, purpose, basis, aveeno, (oatmeal) cerave. Your dermatologist's office may have samples you could try before you go buy a full retail size. Read more
What brand of moisturizer is best when going on accutane? Do I have to get one for my face and one for my body?
Mainly lips: Try bag balm as used by farmers for cracking utters. Read more
What is the best drugstore face moisturizer that is non-comedogenic, fragrance free, and alcohol free? Not an SPF based one just one to wear at night
Moisturizer cream: Cerave or cetaphilGet a more detailed answer ›
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
What's best way to reduce redness in face after a shower? Showering makes my rosacea flare up badly. Moisturizer seems to make worse/sustain it.
Proactive system products: I am not sure if you will have this in your country but can get it online without prescription. It is affordable and I am not a dermatologist who might have other opinions. Read more
Yes: Just the moisturizer not the cleanserGet a more detailed answer ›
Rule out the compund: There are multiple brands with different chemicals...Keep a log on what you are putting on nthe skin and the timing and the reaction. That will give you an idea on what the offending chemical component is causing the reaction. Then you can rule out what compounds to use and which ones to avoid..... Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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