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Cetaphil Face Cleanser
My face and neck is so darker than my body.. I am using skin lightening cream.. And sometimes cleanser, toner and moisturizer..No use. Please help.
Sunscreen: If the darker areas are on the face and neck, sun is the most likely cause. You need an excellent sunscreen with SPF of about 50. I suggest looking for zinc or titanium oxide in the ingredients for the best results. If you avoid the sun and wear sunscreen every single day, your skin should gradually even out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a good face cleanser, toner, moisturizer, and exfoliation that works well for my oily skin?
Foaming cleanser: For oily skin foaming cleansers or cleansing pads with alpha and or beta hydroxy acids work best (cetaphil has a great foam cleanser for oily skin and neutrogena has great acid cleansing pads), only use toners when your face is extremely oily as we need some oils to prevent the skin from looking more wrinkled and aged, exfoliate only once a week ...Read more
I use lotion & sometimes face moisturizer. I also use oil free face cleanser. Am I doing something wrong? b/c I have back acne and pimples on my face
Lotion may clog pore: The lotion may be clogging your pores. Try doing without the lotion and see if it makes a difference, On the other hand, it could be hormonal. May or may not apply to you, but sometimes going on or off birth control or changing pills may affect acne. Try these suggestions for starters. Regards, Dr. Lebowitz ...Read more
Yes: You should apply a toner and a moisturizer every time you wash your face. If your face is oily, you should use a thin moisturizer (more of a lotion than a cream). Not using a moisturizer can cause your face to produce more oil in an attempt to keep your skin from being too dry. The toner helps to restore pH balance after washing so that the moisturizer can be absorbed. ...Read more
Hi doctors. I have a question? Is cetaphil facial wash good for all skin type? Im asking this coz I have an oily face. What soap can u recommend?
Yes: Cetaphil is a good choice for multiple skin types. I've used it myself. Right from their website, for example, it says: cetaphil dermacontrol oil control foam wash specifically designed for oily and acne-prone skin. Get more info at cetaphil.Com. Neutrogena face washes are another good option. ...Read more
Maybe: I've seen blogs where women have done this. However, you may upset the pH balance of your vagina which is needed to maintain natural vaginal hygiene. Cetaphil is fine for cleansing the vulva and may soothe irritation. The best vaginal cleanser is really plain yogurt that is washed out with warm water. Yogurt has a pH of 4 and is soothing for most women. ...Read more
Hair wash: Yes, no harm in trying. Skin cleansers, shampoos, etc are formulated to work best on the area of the body they are intended for. But there is no harm to try a skin cleanser to shampoo with. ...Read more
Cetaphil: it should be fine to use Cetaphil on your penis and scrotum. ...Read more
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