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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. ?

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.
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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 more

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WHich do i apply first, cliclindamycin or my moisturizer Cetaphil?

WHich do i apply first, cliclindamycin  or my moisturizer Cetaphil?

Several steps: First clean the area and dry it. Then apply the clindamycin as you want this antibiotic to penetrate into the lesion area. Then you can top it off with the moisturizer if the area still seems dry. You may however omit the cetaphil if the area is moist after the clindamycin. ...Read more

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What is a good facial moisturizer to use if my skin is prone to acne? Cetaphil moisturizer burns my skin probably because I use epiduo.

What is a good facial moisturizer to use if my skin is prone to acne? Cetaphil moisturizer burns my skin probably because I use epiduo.

Non-allergic: I suggest hypoallergenic creams such as Nivea or coconut oil products. Mild hypoallergenic products should be checked with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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To accompany my prescription topicals (acne), any good alternative moisturizer brands to CeraVe/Cetaphil? Sometimes it seems they clog my pores.Thanks

To accompany my prescription topicals (acne), any good alternative moisturizer brands to CeraVe/Cetaphil? Sometimes it seems they clog my pores.Thanks

Acne friendly moistu: I did a quick search for "acne friendly moisturizer" and found many products being touted online. Better yet, search for "non-comedogenic moisturizer". Check out http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/make-up as a starting point. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use cetaphil moisturizing lotion on the face? I have a rash near my mouth and it is causing flaky skin

Is it safe to use cetaphil moisturizing lotion on the face? I have a rash near my mouth and it is causing flaky skin

Cetaphil good!!!: Cetaphil will HELP your face. Throw away the polysporin. Like neosporin, bacitracin, and triple antibiotic, it is a common sensitizer, often causing just what you describe. Since none of these seem to be of any use, there is no reason to ever use any of them. ...Read more

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Is OTC hydrocortisone 0.5 safe to use on face for contact dermatitis? Or is just moisturizing with Cetaphil enough for it to get better?

Is OTC hydrocortisone 0.5 safe to use on face for contact dermatitis? Or is just moisturizing with Cetaphil enough for it to get better?

Depends: Jack, It depends on what is wrong. If it is just dry skin, Cetaphil will work great. If it is contact dermatitis, hydrocortisone 0.5% is safe and effective. Whichever approach you try, if it doesn't work, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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