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Do creams and moisturizers have chemicals in them? Is it bad to use it?

Do creams and moisturizers have chemicals in them? Is it bad to use it?

Best Skin Care Lines: I like to refer my patients to http://www.Ewg.Org/skindeep/ - it is an online database of skincare products and the safety of their ingredients. Check it out! ...Read more

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Any good drugstore creams that can reduce the redness on my cheeks ? I currently use neutrogena moisturizer and im on accutane. Not bad redness

Any good drugstore creams that can reduce the redness on my cheeks ? I currently use neutrogena moisturizer and im on accutane. Not bad redness

A gentle cream: With anti histamines in it might help to decrease the redness. Other ppossibilities include a little concealer. I think clinique makes them for men. I bough one for blemishes and it was fabulous because rit not only cove! ...Read more

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Is petroleum jelly bad for a dry vulva? People use it as a diaper rash cream so how could it be harmful? What can I do to moisturizer vulva?

Is petroleum jelly bad for a dry vulva? People use it as a diaper rash cream so how could it be harmful? What can I do to moisturizer vulva?

Petrolium jelly OK: Petroleum jelly has been used for dry skin in many situations and has helped many patients. Thorstensen, k.A., & birenbaum, d.L., (2012) recommends the use of petroleum jelly for conditions causing dryness of vuvla such as lichen sclerosis, planus, and lichen simplex chronicus. Please see your doctor to rule out any underlying condition. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to use facial moisturizer? If so, does a cream moisturizer clog pores?

Is it necessary to use facial moisturizer? If so, does a cream moisturizer clog pores?

Facial moisturizer: You don't need to use a facial moisturizer especially if your skin is normal or oily. If it is dry, you may to keep it soft and pliable. Cream moisturzer does clog pores, so if you're suffering from acne or other skin issues, consult with dermatologist prior to using those products. ...Read more

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Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby cream as my facial moisturizer ?

Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby cream as my facial moisturizer ?

Yes: I often recommed cetaphil or aquafor but aveno is okay. Use it sparingly. Putting things on the face can cause rashes too. ...Read more

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I have dandruft and sobberic dermatitis. Bought nezoral last week. What is the shampp that i can use daily? And is there a moisturizer cream to help?

I have dandruft and sobberic dermatitis. Bought nezoral last week. What is the shampp that i can use daily? And is there a moisturizer cream to help?

Ketoconazole: The generic, ketoconazole, is the same as Nizoral, only cheaper. Can wash with it every day, including face. Moisturizer does not help seborrheic dermatitis. If this is not satisfactory a dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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Is it ok if I use a mild face moisturizer under my eyes instead of an eye cream?

Is it ok if I use a mild face moisturizer under my eyes instead of an eye cream?

No problem: Eye cream is formulated so that it will not sting to much it if gets into the eye but it contains the same type of ingredients as facial moisturizers. So you can substiute the cheaper facial moisturizer for this purpose with no risk to the eyes and generally good effects. ...Read more

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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. ?

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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