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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