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Facials (Overview)

Facials are a classic way to improve and maintain healthy skin. They have the added benefit of being relaxing. Facials typical begin with cleansing the skin, followed by exfoliation and skilled extractions of blackheads or whiteheads as needed. A mask may then be applied to hydrate, firm, strengthen or calm the skin. Facials usually end with application of a moisturizer or moisturizing sunscreen.


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Why my face its ichy?

Why my face its ichy?

Many things: Many types of skin conditions can make your facial skin itch. Start by avoiding make up products, use a fragrance free soap and see a dermatologist. ...Read more

Facials (Overview)

Facials are a classic way to improve and maintain healthy skin. They have the added benefit of being relaxing. Facials typical begin with cleansing the skin, followed by exfoliation and skilled extractions of blackheads or whiteheads as needed. A mask may then be applied to hydrate, firm, strengthen or calm the skin. Facials usually end with application of a moisturizer or moisturizing sunscreen.


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Why is my face lopsided?

Why is my face lopsided?

Lopsided Face: As this always the case, or have you suddenly developed a "drooping" visage? You may have always had asymmetry, and many people do - including some very famous people, like winston churchill there is a congenital condition known as "hemifacial microsomia, " which is the same thing. On the other hand, if this seemed to have developed obpvernight, you need to deck in with your doctor and i discuss it. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my face?

I have a pain in my face?

Nondiagnostic: Your information is inadequate to make a diagnosis. More information about the pain is needed. Location, swelling, type of pain, any discoloration, dental issues,etc. Neuralgia, temporomandibular joint dysfunction,abcessed tooth, bone disease are all possibilities. Your MD will take a history, examine you and order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes spasms in the face?

What causes spasms in the face?

If affects face: MD: If spasm affects multiple part of face: consult with us or see your MD to be sure 7th cranial nerve is functioning normal. May need a CT scan/MRI. ...Read more

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Swelliin of face on a pt of mine?

Swelliin of face on a pt of mine?

Evaluation Needed: Swelling needs to be evaluated as it could be an infection which needs to be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of steaming face?

What are the benefits of steaming face?

Helps cleansing: It increases blood flow. aids in exfoliation of old skin, opens up the pores, softens the skin for easier cleansing. ...Read more

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Why is my face collapsing on my cheekbones?

Why is my face collapsing on my cheekbones?

Need More History: It may appear to be collapsing due to weight loss or loss of collagen. It can sometimes be seen in excessive tanning, smoking, age, and some illnesses. ...Read more

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Could you really symmetricalize your face by relaxing your face?

Could you really symmetricalize your face by relaxing your face?

No: Life's difficult enough without people making things up and suggesting them to others. Somebody's trying to make you worry about smoething foolish. Common sense itself will tell you this won't change bone structure, which is always a bit asymmetric. It's part of the beauty of being who you are. Who cares about having a symmetrical facein any case? ...Read more

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How to lighten face?

How to lighten face?

See doctor : While there are many over the counter lotions that have some skin lightening properties, your best strategy to avoid trying a bunch of products that do not correct the dark spots and pigmentation from acne, is to see a specialist that has expertise in treating acne scarring and dark spots. Combination therapy with office treatments and targeted home regimen is often necessary for best results. ...Read more

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Could sheabutter lighten face?

Could sheabutter lighten face?

Shea butter lightene: Shea butter best functions as a moisturizer. Packed with antioxidants like vitamin e , as well as vitamin a, polyphenols and phytonutrients it's great as a soothing anti-inflammatory ingredient. The gold standard skin lightener is hydroquinone. Alpha arbutin, kojic acid, licorice root extract, melanozyme are skin lightening compounds to look for. Best to consult your cosmetic specialist. ...Read more

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How to lighten pigmentations on face?

How to lighten pigmentations on face?

Check hydroquinone : Hydroquinone works by decreasing the pigment cells in your skin. Let your doctor look at your pigmentation to determine if your concern is redness from blood vessels or is it pigment associated with pih or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If it is pigment, hydroquinone will be your ticket. ...Read more

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Is there a way for me to have a skinnier face?

Is there a way for me to have a skinnier face?

Diet exercise: Diet and exercise will make you loose fat all over the body the face included. In Asia Botox is used to give the face a thinner look but in the US it is not approved as yet. ...Read more

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What are the functions of betasol applied on face?

NONE!!!!: Betasol or "Clobetasol" SHOULD NOT BE USED ON THE FACE! It is a POTENT steroid which can have severe COSMETIC side effects on facial skin! Contact your prescribing Health Professional ..in the meantime STOP USING IMMEDIATELY! MY OPINION ONLY HOPE THIS HELPS DRZ ...Read more

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What is MERS? Is that going to come to the US? Should we be wearing face masks?

What is MERS? Is that going to come to the US? Should we be wearing face masks?

Maybe. No: it is a new type of respiratory virus that we have not seen before. Most people who contract it urvive. Those that are older or significant underlying health issues could be at significant risk. Would not recommend wearing surgical mask or face masks at this time. Whether icomes to United States or not is anyone's guess but with current air travel and worldwide travel I would not be surprised ...Read more

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There is acnes on my face?

There is acnes on my face?

Facial acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair . Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How often should I have facials?

How often should I have facials?

Weekly to monthly: If someone has certain problems they're trying to fix such as acne and blemishes then it may be helpful to have a series of facials closer together (ie: every 1-2 weeks) until they achieve the desired results and then try to maintain with monthly facials. Facials can be enhanced with procedures such as microdermabrasion and glycolic peels. ...Read more

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How to make my face fat?

Fillers, weight gain: Loss of facial volume is common in patients with weight loss, malignancy, chronic diseases like hiv. This wasted appearance can be improved by techniques to increase the volume. Weight gain with increase calorie intake. Fat transfer with fat grafts from the abdomen to the face. Facial fillers with strategic volume replacement. Physician review is necessary to make educated recommendations. ...Read more

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How to have a good face?

An Interested Smile: I suspect this is not what you're looking for - but, it's what I got. We find a look of interest on another's face very attractive. We like animals more if they can show interest. A gentle smile is universally welcomed. There are products galore and procedures too that change actual features some degree - but my suggestions are safe and free. ...Read more

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Are avocado facials good?

Are avocado facials good?

Av0cado facials: For most people avocado facials would not hurt. If any thing they can provide moisture and lubrication to the skin. Some people can be allergic to avocado. If they eat avocado, melons , bananas etc they can have itching in the mouth. This is known as oral allergy syndrome. These people are usually very allergic to pollen also one can also develop contact rash or dermatitis with avocado skin. ...Read more

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