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Doctor insights on: Best Shaving Cream

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Advice? Would shaving with shaving cream help with skin darkening?

Advice? Would shaving with shaving cream help with skin darkening?

Possibly: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...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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Is it good to use gentle exfoliating dove mousturizing cream soap for contact dermatitis?

Is it good to use gentle exfoliating dove mousturizing cream soap for contact dermatitis?

Skin care: As long as it is nto fragranced cream soap, u can try it. Usually removing the allergen from contact with skin will help. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone with aloe. ...Read more

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Silver sulfadiazine cream good for ance razer bumps?

Silver sulfadiazine cream good for ance razer bumps?

Razor Bumps: Shave with an electric razor, which does not cut as closely to the skin as a traditional razor. If using a traditional razor, make sure that it is not rusty or dull. Use a shaving gel (rather than cream) and always shave in the direction the hair grows. Avoid pulling the skin taut while shaving---while this results in a close shave, it also can result in razor bumps. Otc bump patrol is helpful. ...Read more

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What shaving cream is best with lupus?

What shaving cream is best with lupus?

It depends: If there is no facial rash issues, any shaving cream is ok. If there is a significant facial rash i would suggest the gentle use of an electric razor. ...Read more

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Best over-the-counter cream/product for barbers itch?

Best over-the-counter cream/product for barbers itch?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole): I would try anti-fungal cream first. If that doesn't work then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter cream to treat ingrown pubic hair scars ?

What is a good over-the-counter cream to treat ingrown pubic hair scars ?

Nothing OTC: Ingrown hairs occur usually after shaving. In some persons the hair will curl as it grows back. The sharp, beveled edge allows the hair to dive back into the skin, causing the ingrown hair. If you shave this area then stopping this practice will help prevent this from happening. If you are not shaving and getting a lot of these then you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Do you need shaving cream to shave your pubic hairs?

Do you need shaving cream to shave your pubic hairs?

It helps: Shaving cream allows the razor to glide over the skin and reduces the chance of razor cuts. So using shaving cream is helpful especially for thick hair. ...Read more

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After shaving pubic area, would applying coconut oil help prevent bumps, pimples and irritation?

After shaving pubic area, would applying coconut oil help prevent bumps, pimples and irritation?

May help: Coconut oil may prevent irritation and gives soothing effect to shaved area ,but bumps and pimple may or may not come up . Keep the part clean and dry to lesson the chances of any infection to the area .See your doctor if you develop any pimples or bumps for evaluation . ...Read more

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Will shaving with shaving cream help with skin darkening? Please help me docs!

Will shaving with shaving cream help with skin darkening? Please help me docs!

If skin is darkening: in area of hair follicle it might help to prevent this. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove facial hair? Without shaving or using nair hair removal products it burns my skin, I use extra sensitive skin products.

What is the best way to remove facial hair? Without shaving or using nair hair removal products it burns my skin, I use extra sensitive skin products.

Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal is the most effective method to remove facial or body hair. Electrolysis can be used for smaller regions but is less reliable and technique dependent than lasers. Lasers are very safe if performed by a skilled and experienced physician or provider. Vaniqa cream also helps reduce hair growth by 40% but effects wear off after discontinuing use. Laser effects are long-lasting. ...Read more

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What is the best soap for me. I've oily skin, pimples, redspot & darkspot on my face. What soap? Is it cetaphil, acne soap, kojic or oatmeal soap?

You can always try..: Cetaphil oil control soap, if that doesn't work try a brand called "boots" this can be found at target. If that doesn't work contact me again and i will recommend stronger washes :]. ...Read more

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Upper lip.using 1) threading 2) hair removal cream best way?

Upper lip.using 1) threading 2) hair removal cream best way?

Upper lip hair: The best treatment is to do permanent laser hair reduction. All other methods except electrolysis are temporary. ...Read more

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What's better to unclog pores. Epiduo cream or finacea cream ?

Better: Please go to the Pharmacy and get advice regarding which of the two is better. I suspect there is little difference. If I am not mistaken the the two creams can be sold without a prescription. Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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Please recommend the best ointment or cream for eczema?

Please recommend the best ointment or cream for eczema?

Cortisone: For over the counter use, 1% Hydrocortisone cream or ointment can be useful, but not very strong. You may need a prescription-strength one from your doctor. ...Read more

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Weekdays the best cream to use for itchy skin?

Weekdays the best cream to use for itchy skin?

Same as weekends: Depends on the reason for itch. There are thousands of different causes. If it is significant, see a dermatologist. ...Read more