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Whats better aquaphor or cerave for dry skin?

Whats better aquaphor or cerave for dry skin?

Aquaphor/CeraVe: Both are good in their own way. Aquaphor is thicker, which generally is more hydrating, but cerave contains ceramides which are a specific benefit to people with eczema (atopic dermatitis). The best one is the one you actually use everyday. ...Read more

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I went and got fragrance free Cerave Baby wash and shampoo and free and clear but Cerave has warnings on it. Please tell me what you recommend?

I went and got fragrance free Cerave Baby wash and shampoo and free and clear but Cerave has warnings on it. Please tell me what you recommend?

Products: I personally recommend using things that have no sulfur in it or are paraben free. Products that contain these have been known to cause cancer cause more allergic reactions and prevent wound healing. Anything stick to organic-based lotions and creams especially if applied to the face. ...Read more

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What is the best product to clear up atopic dermatitus? Cerave? Eucerin? Any suggestions?

What is the best product to clear up atopic dermatitus?  Cerave?  Eucerin?  Any suggestions?

CeraVe: Cerave contains ceramides, a family of lipid molecules that are normally found in the epidermis. Their application helps to enhance the epidermal barrier; this will decrease transepidermal water loss and promote normal epidermal exfoliation. ...Read more

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My son has had bumps on his arm for years. He's 12 now. He is using Cerave lotion now. A little better. Will it disappear over time?

My son has had bumps on his arm for years.  He's 12 now.  He is using Cerave lotion now.  A little better.  Will it disappear over time?

Hyperkeratosis-Mayo: Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. Keratosis bumps are usually white, sometimes red, and generally don't hurt or itch. Keratosis can be frustrating because it's difficult to treat. However, it isn't often serious and usually disappears by age 30. In the meantime, prescription medications and self-care measures can improve the appearance of keratosis pilaris. ...Read more

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I am using Cerave moisturizing lotion, it is working well for the rest of my face, but I think it might be breaking my forehead out?

I am using Cerave moisturizing lotion, it is working well for the rest of my face, but I think it might be breaking my forehead out?

CeraVe vs alternate: CeraVe is an excellent product for eczema or just really dry skin and less greasy than some similar products. It does contain ceramides and hyaluronic acid, which add heaviness. You could consider a lighter non-alcohol containing lotion for your face such as Vanicream or Eucerin. ...Read more

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Why doesn't any cream or lotion work 4 my very dry hands? I've even tried "good" brands like CeraVe? After using it my hands still don't feel moist.

Why doesn't any cream or lotion work 4 my very dry hands? I've even tried "good" brands like CeraVe? After using it my hands still don't feel moist.

Eczema?: It's possible you're dealing with eczema, which causes one to have extremely dry patches of skin that can become irritated and itchy and are often resistant to most over the counter lotions and creams. Have you tried Vaseline? You may need prescription medications like DermaSmoothe or courses of a topical corticosteroid in cream or ointment form. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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