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Hello. Is cetaphil daily cleanser the best facial cleanser really recommended by dermatologist?

Hello. Is cetaphil daily cleanser the best facial cleanser really recommended by dermatologist?

Often recommended: Cetaphil cleanser is often recommended by dermatologists and I usually recommend that in my pediatric practice, but there are different forms, for dry skin, for acne prone skin, etc. There are similar cleansers that work well too, and each doctor has their preferred brands. ...Read more

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Will glycolic peels work for hyperpigmentation caused by acne?

Will glycolic peels work for hyperpigmentation caused by acne?

Chemical peels work: Chemical peels, including glycolic acid, can be effective in treating the hyperpigmentation from acne. Depending on your skin tone, laser and ipl (intense pulsed light) are effective as well. However it's important that your acne breakouts are under control, otherwise you'll be chasing the problem. ...Read more

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Can i remove acne marks by applying whitening lotion?

Can i remove acne marks by applying whitening lotion?

Acne Scars: Yes. Avoid hydroquinone cremes. Cortisone helps. There are other ingredients to look for over-the-counter that help lighten hyperpigmentation. Kojic acid (a natural skin lightener derived from mushroom extract), arbutin (aka bearberry extract), and even vitamin c (ascorbic acid) are great alternative ingredients to look for in over-the-counter lightening creams. ...Read more

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Can topical retin a (tretinoin) cream applied to one's face cause eye floaters?

Can topical retin a (tretinoin) cream applied to one's face cause eye floaters?

NO...: Floaters are deposits of various size, shape, consistency, refractive index, and motility within the eye's vitreous humour (the liquid part), which is normally transparent. The use of Retin-A was just a coincidence. ...Read more

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Can my underarms skin darkening be improved by laser hair removal treatment safely?

Can my underarms skin darkening be improved by laser hair removal treatment safely?

Probably not.: Skin color does not necessarily relate to hair removal. Perhaps some bleaching cream would help the skin color such as 4% hydroquinone. ...Read more

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Can you recommend an over-the-counter facial peel for blackheads? Salycilic or glycolic acid based followed with a moisturizer?

Can you recommend an over-the-counter facial peel for blackheads? Salycilic or glycolic acid based followed with a moisturizer?

Peel for blackheads: Successful peel treatment of blackheads depends on the extent of blackheads and your skin tolerance. Over the counter preparations usually do not have sufficient concentration of actives to see significant improvement in a timely manner. A therapeutic facial treatment with extractions can be great to purge your skin and put you in a better state for daily skin care to keep more blackheads at bay ...Read more

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Are topical face creams with neuropeptides safe to use for softening forehead lines?

Are topical face creams with neuropeptides safe to use for softening forehead lines?

Money: It's all about the money. You could part with a large amount. What will you get for it???? Better to spent it on something fun or save it. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best acne face cleanser, scrub, and mask?

Please recommend the best acne face cleanser, scrub, and mask?

I suggest none: I'd urge you to use topical benzoyl peroxide and/or a retinoic acid derivative at least once daily and skip the rest. Do this until you are clear, or you are not clear in four weeks, get with your personal physician who will add something that will work. Alternative, a salicylic acid wash is a reasonable choice. Acne isn't caused by lack of hygiene or any other lifestyle factor. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best facial moisturizer for acne?

Please recommend the best facial moisturizer for acne?

Noncomedogenic: Look for a moisturizer which is labeled 'hypoallergenic noncomedogenic' and be sure that it is also fragrance free. ...Read more

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How to remove skin pore left by pimples by use of cream?

How to remove skin pore left by pimples by use of cream?

An astringent: An astringent or retin a (tretinoin) might help for smaller pores. A very large pore can be removed surgically in an office procedure. ...Read more

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Skinoren cream - dermovate cream - dermatix how to use them and what is this creams for these creams were given by my dermatologist but he no explain?

Skinoren cream - dermovate cream - dermatix how to use them and what is this creams for these creams were given by my dermatologist but he no explain?

Indication?: Skinoren cream contains azelaic acid 20%; Dermovate: Clobetasol is a topical corticosteroid; Dermatix is a Silicone Gel. I suspect these are for acne treatment, but it behooves you to call your dermatologist and get your answers best from the guy who prescribed the therapy and knows your condition. ...Read more

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Please recommend acne or oily face treatments?

Please recommend acne or oily face treatments?

Start simple: A salicylic acid wash may be all you need, or topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. If this doesn't clear you in two weeks, your personal physician can add something that will. Acne can't be cured until it remits on its own, but is manageable if you work at it. ...Read more

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What skin lightening creams are recommended?

What skin lightening creams are recommended?

Hydroquinone: Products containing hydroquinone (prescription strength) will bleach hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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Would laser skin resurfacing be an effective anti-aging treatment for sun-spots?

Would laser skin resurfacing be an effective anti-aging treatment for sun-spots?

Usually yes: Laser skin resurfacing is often very effective and safe anti-aging and skin rejuvenation treatment. It normally improves the overall skin texture and also will lead to replenishment of the normal collagen and elastic fibers in the skin. A skin care professional or facial plastic surgeon should be able to advise you as to what is best for you. ...Read more

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I'm gong to use this cream and scared now I have face full of melisma brown spots and dermatologist suggested me He has given me to use this cream and?

I'm gong to use this cream and scared now I have face full of melisma brown spots and dermatologist suggested me
He has given me to use this cream and?

Why scared?: Why are you scared? It is not likely that your doctor would give you something that may not be good for you. You may check for the chemicals in the cream and Google those chemicals to see what the effects may be. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more