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Cosmetics Cause Acne
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
Some HC cream helps: Usually, when a person gets over-irritated skin or overly-dry skin after using acne medications, she can decrease or stop the acne medication (if they are over-the-counter, or if her doctor says that is ok to do), and then try some hydrocortisone cream (HC cream) on the irritated areas for a few days. Avoiding too much sun exposure on irritated skin is also helpful. ...Read more
Does zithrox 500mg eliminate cosmetic acne? I applied compact and suffering from small acne all over my face please help
Stop the cosmetics: Some cosmetics are so called "comedogenic" or acne-causing, because they can clog up the pores/hair follicles resulting the acne. Antibiotic such as zithromax may help if it is severe, but the best treatment is stopping that specific cosmetic product. I would say that your acne should be better in about 2 wks after stopping it--no need to add chemicals into your body. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have one big dark acne mark. I want to cover it .I don't have cosmetics to cover that scare. How can I cover it using easily available things?
Exfoliants: Products containing salicylic (beta hydroxy) acids or Alpha hydroxy acids help acne skin. This may be in the form of face washes or leave-on products (generally at a lower concentration). Also, benzoyl peroxide washes functions to reduce oil gland production and p.Acnes bacteria build-up, thought to exacerbate acne. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it true that if I use natural cosmetics (yves rocher) made from nature i will be safe from pimples and acne ?
My girlfriend had an acne... She tried vitamins, cosmetic, and lots of stuff. Then I gave her sylimarine and the acne was gone. How is that possible?
Sylimarin & Acne: Acne is typically caused by bacteria producing infection and inflammation in the skin, feeding on toxins, metabolic wastes, and oils the liver is not properly processing. Sylimarin is a liver detoxifier. So if the first statement is true, then your girlfriend benefit from these properties. I am not endorsing its use, only providing the explanation. ...Read more
Hello.. A combination of acne vulgaris and rosacea... What does it mean??Is it really bad??? How to really treat it..? And should I not use cosmetics?
Seems a concern: Without an actual exam, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person. specifically, they both look like oily skin, w. big pores overlap in appearance, clogging pores bad for both. There isn't as good treatment for rosacea. Benzoyl peroxide and/or antibiotic cremes might be for both,better for acne ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
acne scars: There are many laser and non laser techniques to treat acne scars. These include subscisssion, tea crosshatching, chemical peels, microdermabrasion , and other non laser techniques. In addition ., lasers include smooth beam , pixel, fraxel, other erbium, co2, and other lasers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello dr., i would like to ask you a question. can you please tell me the natural or cosmetic way to remove deep acne scar from my face? thanks a lot
None: None. See cosmetic dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon ...Read more
M 32 yrs, never used cosmetics but I got very rough skin from last 6 months, no acne no blackheads but looks rough. plz help me out..
Dry skin: Start with moisturizing soap such as dove, caress, aveeno (oatmeal) or ivory, use moisturizing cream, get a good brand such as nutrigena, avoid exosure to the sun, wear a hat & use sunblock. Don't forget healthy skin comes from within so eat healthy & take your vitamins. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is cosmetics okay for oily skin (plus acne)? & if it's okay, what kind of cosmetics should I use? What about sunscreen, bb cream etc? Thank you :)
Cosmetics: I think it's time for you to go to a Hair place and see what they can best do for you! I'm confident your will look great! ...Read more
Can i use my mac cosmetics concealer to cover a few acne n blemish spots? Is it safe for my baby? Im 35 weeks pregnant.
45F . What kind of cosmetic procedure would be most effective in removing post inflammatory pigment left on my face from cystic acne breakouts?
Various treatments: Can be useful to treat acne scars. Selection of treatment depends on various factors, including the type of scar, location, skin type & other factors. Treatments include microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, fillers, surgical subcision, and lasers such as fraxel & fractionated co2 resurfacing. Tx for blackheads include topical creams (retin a/others), peels, microdermabrasions, and comedone extraction. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers