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Best Sunscreen For Face
Sunscreen: The best sunscreens are those with zinc oxide 4% or greater. They can be more difficult to rub in but are preferred by the american academy of dermatology over other products that absorb uv rays. The most popular bleaching agent is 4% hydro quinine. You can find both together in any of obagi's skin care systems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do i put face lotion, sunscreen, then my makeup, or sunscreen, face lotion, makeup. What is the best face regimen for a very sensitive skin woman?
Trial and error: Unfortunately, many skin products that are "non-comedogenic" can still occasionally irritate patients with acne. Start with a visit to a plastic surgeon or dermatologist and see what products they have for you to try. Higher end products may be less irritating than department store options. ...Read more
I am in my mid-30s with good skin and I use sunscreen, but I have noticed a few small wrinkles/fine lines around eyes and on face. Best ways to treat these?
I have sun damaged skin with pigmentation on my face and neck. Tried evertthing, any tips to get rid of it? and what is the best sun screen to use? Ta
Sun damage: Try using virgin coconut oil, but it will take several week to work ...Read more
My face color is much darker than my body's color. Sunscreen will protect further damage. But how can I get my own color back?
Multiple options: IPL does a really nice job of lightening sun damage with no down time. It does require regular (every 3 months or so) treatments to maintain results. Some chemical peels can lighten sun damage. Fractionated laser does a really nice job of lightening pigmentary issues, but does require some downtime and may not work if your skin is dark. Hydroquinone and lightening creams are other options. ...Read more
Yes: Sunscreen should be broad spectrum blocking UV-A and UV-B. It should also be a physical block not chemical so look for brands that have zinc or titanium. Your derm should provide you with quality products, those in make up are not adequate. The protection is to lower you risk of developing facial skin cancers and pre cancerous lesions plus help slow down the aging process.Cover the hands too ...Read more
Physical or chemical sunscreens? And what are good choices for face and body sun protection products?
Depends: I recommend a broad-spectrum sunscreen offering protection against both uva and uvb rays. Usually, at least three active ingredients are called for. These generally include paba derivatives, salicylates, and/or cinnamates for uvb absorption; benzophenones for shorter-wavelength uva protection; and avobenzone, ecamsule, and titanium dioxide, or zinc oxide for the remaining uva spectrum. ...Read more
We say that we should use sunscreen after every 2-3 hours. Do I need to wash my face every time before using a sunscreen ?
How many times a day do I have to reapply sunscreen? Normal exposition (going for a walk in the city in summer)& applying 25% glyc acid on face
My face have turned dark compared to body.i ve been using sunscreen SPF 25+ Daily.during night i apply 'Aloederm mix with Glycovira cream. Need help.
Sunscreen : Sunscreen of SPF 20 to 30 protects the skin from UV rays of the sun protecting you from sunburn and preventing tanning. However it is not going to prevent all tanning. Apart from this , other medical conditions such as endocrine disorders can cause hyperpigmentation of the skin. Please consult your local dermatologist for expert opinion. ...Read more
Hi doctors. Can i used sun block or sunscreen everyday on my face and skin even im in the house or not expose to the sun?
Sun screen at home?: Yes, you can use sun block or sun screen at home. The question is why would you want to if you are not exposing yourself to the sun? If you need to moisturize your skin, there are other options available to you. ...Read more
I have been on accutane for about two months now and my face colour has become darker. What can I do? I wear sunscreen already
I have oily skin and my skin is very sensitive to sun as it gets dark very fast in sun. Which type of sunscreen is suitable for my face ?
Evert time i apply my sunscreen to my face.my nose turns slight pink in color and then this color fades away on its own after 1 hr.?.what is that ?
Reactivity: sounds like reactivity to the suscreen. Get checked by a dermatologist and use a screen that you will not react with. ...Read more
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