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How does an astrigent help your skin anyway?

How does an astrigent help your skin anyway?

Oil: An astringent is maily made of alcohol so it removes excess oil from the top of your skin. It will not prevent you from making more oil. ...Read more

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I heard that lemon juice helps to lighten skin and also your lips and hair. How long will it take to see results?

I heard that lemon juice helps to lighten skin and also your lips and hair. How long will it take to see results?

No results: Lemon juice topically applied will not provide expected results. Try taking lemon juice internally for better nutritional benefits ...Read more

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How do I get fairer faster doctor .....Does bleaching ur skin with lemon help ?

How do I get fairer faster doctor .....Does bleaching ur skin with lemon help ?

No. Use sunblock: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening. ...Read more

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Will shaving with shaving cream help with skin darkening? Please help me docs!

Will shaving with shaving cream help with skin darkening? Please help me docs!

If skin is darkening: in area of hair follicle it might help to prevent this. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push ...Read more

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Does aloe vera really help your skin?

Does aloe vera really help your skin?

Aloe Vera for Skin: Not significantly to my knowledge. However, aloe vera can have a cooling, soothing effect. ...Read more

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Does vitamin help your skin health?

Does vitamin help your skin health?

Yes: I always recommend getting your vitamins from whole fruits and veggies rather than synthetic man made vitamins. An apple has over 12, 000 phytonutrients all working in synergy to give you optimal health! no man made vitamin can do that.Topical creams only work on the top (dead layer) of skin.Therefore optimal nutrition is needed to increase antioxidants levels in the bloodstream supplying the skin. ...Read more

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Does the coffee and aloe vera mixture work to help cure stretch marks?

Does the coffee and aloe vera mixture work to help cure stretch marks?

No: You cannot erase stretch marks. They are sign of skin tear in the depth and it cannot be repaired. The only way to remove them is with srugery such as tummy tuck, if most of them are in your lower abdomen. ...Read more

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Applying jojoba oil or tea tree oil on fordyce sport on penis shaft will help to reduce it or worsen it? What will help to reduce it if not oils?

Applying jojoba oil or tea tree oil on fordyce sport on penis shaft will help to reduce it or worsen it? What will help to reduce it if not oils?

Well : In general you should not put any unusual lotions or oils on your penis. For specific advice make Healthtap appointment orrimary care doctor appointment for specific advice ...Read more

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Does your office do anything to help improve awairness of skin cancer?

Yes: Yes we do! we participate in skin cancer screenings whenever possible. We also sell "sun smart skin safe" color changing bracelets and donate 100% of the money collected to skin cancer research and local community outreach projects. http://www.sunsmartskinsafe.com. ...Read more

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Beauty benefits of drinking water? Does it really help your skin. And more importantly, does it help chapped lips?

Yes: Hydration is the most important thing for anti aging. It will keep your kin plumped up and youthful. It will decrease the parenthesis around the mouth (nasolabial folds) as well as help pull up the skin. It will tighten the skin and increase your healing. It will improve your circulation and help chapped lips. Avoid the sun as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if Mederma helps with herpes skin discoloration?

Probably not.: Mederma is supposed to improve the appearance of scars; I don't know of any evidence that it has an effect, one way or the other, on skin discoloration. ...Read more

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How does baking soda help with sculp eczema?

How does baking soda help with sculp eczema?

Not sure: Is a general cleansing agent, so not sure how would work for eczema, may actually worsen as an irritant. Would consul a dermto control. ...Read more

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Does any cream or home remedies helps to reduce acne rolling scar please help?

Does any cream or home remedies helps to reduce acne rolling scar please help?

Not really: Unfortunately, I have not found any topical treatments or home remedies that have been effective at treating any form of acne scarring. It is for this reason that i believe lasers are the best treatment. ...Read more

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Does lemon and cucumber with tomato puree help remove a skin tan?

No: That's making it too complicated. Phone your physician, ask whether you can safely to it yourself with a pair of scissors or a thread tied around the base, or whether you want to be seen. ...Read more

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What will tea tree oil do for your skin infections?

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What will tea tree oil do for your skin infections?

Poor data.: Tea tree oil has reported antimicrobial properties; it is used to treat plants of infections regularly. Human use has less good data, but the initial small, uncontrolled studies suggest it may have some role in wound healing. There's no strong study to make a medical recommendation one way or the other, however. ...Read more

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Please tell me if you can apply acne cream after putting lemon juice on your face?

Please tell me if you can apply acne cream after putting lemon juice on your face?

Better things: Than lemon juice you can use to treat acne. Cleanse face, use acne cream, than a moisturizer. If you want acid on face than see a doctor to put a chemical peel on it. ...Read more

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What can help your throat burned with apple cider vinegar and how long would it take to heal?

What can help your throat burned with apple cider vinegar and how long would it take to heal?

OTC: Try over the counter sore throat lozenges such as chloraseptic or cepacol. Why are you drinking apple cider vinegar anyway? If OTC lozenges do not help get examined by a doctor. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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How to use lemon for my skin?

You actually: You apply lemon juice to skin like lotion. It has Alpha hydroxy acid which will give you a mild chemical peel. ...Read more

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I was wondering if it's true that lemon lightens your skin? If so, is it wise to put it on the sensative areas of your skin?

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I was wondering if it's true that lemon lightens your skin? If so, is it wise to put it on the sensative areas of your skin?

No: Lemon and limes can cause an irritant reaction, especially with sun exposure. Lemon does not lighten you skin. Sun protection with sunscreens will reduce pigment production. Thus far, all "bleaching" agents on the market simply reduce pigment production so your skin can metabolize the existing pigment, which takes time. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to leave lemon on my face over night bad for my skin?

Maybe: It can act as mild chemical peel. I wouldn't advise it as it can lead to pigmentation effects as well as irritation of the skin. ...Read more

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I have used lemons to clear some dark zones but mu skin has made a reaction that stays a long time esp in bikini area a itch,flake ,redness than dark ?

I have used lemons to clear some dark zones but mu skin has made a reaction that stays a long time esp in bikini area a itch,flake ,redness than dark ?

Phytophotodermatitis: If your skin was exposed to sun with lemon juice on it you might have a condition called phytophotodermatitis. It is inflammation caused by a chemical reaction when substances in citrus is exposed to sun. It can blister, get red and then become dark. To calm it down in the beginning you can use steroid cream (see your doctor) and to clear up to dark spots you can use hydroquinone (also see your dr ...Read more

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Is it okay to use lemons for skin lightening purposes or would it harm the skin?

Dry skin: Lemons are citrus fruits and contain vitamin c, which is also called ascorbic acid. Probably the worst thing you would notice is a stinging sensation if you had a cut in the skin, or dry skin. A better way to lighten skin is to use sunscreen and avoid prolonged sun exposure. ...Read more

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I was told to treat my blemished skin with antioxidents does that mean apply something like a lemon to my skin?

No: Lemon would not remove your blemish if its as a result of hyperpigmentation. Assuming your blemish is not as a result of a dermatological infection or malignancy, your best bet is to use a cream or lotion that contains some hydroquinone. You should be able to get the 2% strength or lower over the counter from your pharmacist. Stronger formulations require a doctor's prescription. Good luck! ...Read more

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I m drinking enough water these days just to make my skin looks healthy ! is its enough ...M also taking lemon . Any suggestions?

Sun damage: Hydration is excellent for the skin so good job. In addition, avoid the sun and eat well balanced fruits and vegetables. Staying away from very fatty, greasy foods will also help keep your skin young and fresh. ...Read more

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Hey! I have olive skin(middle eastern origin), and I want to lighten my skin so I can have fair skin. Is this possible with lemon? Or should do I something else? Thank you for your help and attention. Kind regards, Josef

Hey! I  have olive skin(middle eastern origin), and I want to lighten my skin so I can have fair skin. Is this possible with lemon? Or should do I something else? Thank you for your help and attention. Kind regards, Josef

Spf, lemon is ok, hq: To help even out your skin tone and make it look it's best, the most important step is to limit sun exposure and wear daily sunblock, preferably spf 30 or higher with zinc oxide. Some at home remedies may include using lemon, but be careful not to irritate your skin which may lead to dark spots. Once you feel tingling from the juice if the lemon, wash it off. Other options include hydroquinone cr ...Read more

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What to do if i don't want lemon juice to lighten my skin?

Please don't put: lemons on your skin, you can actually get a rash called phytophotodermatitis from it. Lemons lighten hair not skin. see dermatologist for topicals or try OTC lighteners with hydroquinone or licorice ...Read more

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Can lemon juice make your skin paler?

Lemon Juice: Lemon juice has been reported to lesson age apots, heal acne an exfoliate your skin. However, apply lemon juice on your skin and go out in the sun and your skin will darken from a condition called berloque dermatitis. ...Read more

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Does lemon and cucumber with tomato puree help remove a skin tan?

No: That's making it too complicated. Phone your physician, ask whether you can safely to it yourself with a pair of scissors or a thread tied around the base, or whether you want to be seen. ...Read more