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Does Bio Oil Lighten Skin Complexion
Probably not: Most products only improve the appearance of the scar but do not totally remove it. ...Read more
I burned myself with hot water 7 weeks ago 1 degree, now I have brown marks on my skin, how can I get rid of them, I'm using bio-oil 3 times day.
Hyperpigmentation: Whenever the skin gets irritated or inflamed it will heal lighter than normal or darker than normal. You usually can't do much to change the color except wait for a few seasons for the skin to correct itself. Keep a nonchemical (physical sunblock like cerave 50 on it to prevent further darkening. Bleaching creams can be used as well as anti inflammatory creams, but they are best used from md. ...Read more
I have acne but really dry skin and I wanted to know if bio oil would help or just cause more acne?
Hi, I am having lots of whiteheads on my face and scars also. I started using bio oil for scars. Would that be okay for my skin?
No: It is a waste of money and will not reduce your scars. When you control your acne your face will gradually heal. You fail to mention important details. Menst normal? Birth control? Any meds or supplements? If you are not pregnant, your best treatment is probably tretinoin gel/cream and oral spironolactone. A dermatologist will help you. ...Read more
I have a c-section, it has been heal for over a month. Can I use bio-oil for my stretch marks skin and Mederma scar treatment?
C-section scar: Best to see your OB/GYN to ask or see a term/Plastics to advise. I see no reason not to but you should always have a treating docs approval. ...Read more
A product called bio-oil, they said for scars, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, aging&dehydrated skin, how far its write and do you recommend to use it?
Nothing special!: There's nothing wrong with bio-oil except its claims to cure everything from acne to scars, to wrinkles and age spots. Wow, that must be some great stuff! But really, all it does is moisturize and lubricate dry flaky skin. Any good lotion will do the same. If it really did all it claims, it would be regulated as a pharmaceutical by the fda. If sold as a cosmetic, it's proven not to "work" as drug. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is bio oil a good skin treaatment for acne scarring and uneven skin tone while on accutane? Given you don't break out from the oil.
Many better choices
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Is it safe to use bio oil on top of retin-a at night? Because I know bio oil evens skin tone and retin-a helps with acne, so is it safe?
Do you recommend bio-oil specialist moisturizer for red acne scars and to even skin tone? Like if you have red cheeks from post acne
No, it: Won't help. Check w/your dermatologist for recommendations and treatment. ...Read more
Foreign-made only.: Mercury is tightly controlled and virtually absent from cosmetics made in the U.S., but some lightening creams made in other countries do have it. It's illegal to sell mercury-containing products in the states, but people buy them online from foreign retailers, or bring them into the country in their luggage. Never use creams of any kind containing mercury; it's very dangerous. ...Read more
Hydroxyurea: There are numerous creams used for malasma (dark spots) that incorporate hydroxyurea. Also tretinoin, kojic and Azelaic Acid in various mixtures good for skin bleeching. Also chemical peel may be used in the treatment. If you are talking about the entire body, you will need to see a dermatologist to discuss the therapy. ...Read more
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