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Can you tell me what hypoallergenic cosmetics are?

Can you tell me what hypoallergenic cosmetics are?

Less likely to...: Less likely to cause an allergic reaction (in the general population). What this means for each individual depends on their specific autoimmune response to certain ingredients in a product. For best results determine your allergies (if any), & avoid products to which you react. Consult your allergist/immunologist for the details :). ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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Cosmetics (Definition)

Cosmetics is a topic that includes the appearance-enhancing techniques that beauticians do, plus the medical equipment (such as lasers) and procedures available for decreasing or removing skin discolorations, minor birthmarks, freckles, wrinkles, tattoos, age spots, scars, body ...Read more


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What are hypoallergenic cosmetics? As good as homemade?

What are hypoallergenic cosmetics? As good as homemade?

No, usually better: Hypoallergenic cosmetics are created with ingredients that undergo lots of testing to reduce allergic responses, and they work wonderfully for most skin-sensitive individuals. Home made sure sounds "pure" and "natural" but are actually quite likely to cause allergic responses. There is a reason cosmetics are a billion dollar industry! ...Read more

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Can you tell me what cosmetics are? How are they different from over-the-counter (otc) drugs?

Can you tell me what cosmetics are? How are they different from over-the-counter (otc) drugs?

Cosmetics? : Cosmetics are usually considers to be make up, like facial cream , mascara, etc. Otc usually are considered to be drugs or medicine that don't require a prescription and can be bought over the counter. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about toes shortened in australia for cosmetic purposes?

Can you tell me about toes shortened in australia for cosmetic purposes?

Yes: A portion of the toe bone is removed and the joint is usually fused. You need to remember that there will be a scar and most insuranc companies will not for cosmetics. Unless there is severe deformity it is not usually advised. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about cosmetic sugery?

Can you tell me about cosmetic sugery?

That is such an open: ended question. In theory it is a way to help your skin look and feel a little younger and can include lasers, fillers, neuromodulators, but even face-lifts and brow lifts. See a board certified dermatologist or derm surgeon, or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me good/ well known cosmetic dentists in thailand?

Can you tell me good/ well known cosmetic dentists in thailand?

Nope: There well might be, but I do not know any. My personal experience has been that patients who received dental treatment outside of the usa had received less than ideal treatment. But to emphasize... That was just my personal experience. Please re-post the question with why you need a cosmetic dentist in thailand. ...Read more