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Doctor insights on: Glycolic Acid Body Lotion

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Is it ok to use a 10% glycolic acid lotion on face while on Accutane ? My skin handles the lotion well with no side effects

Is it ok to use a 10% glycolic acid lotion on face while on Accutane ? My skin handles the lotion well with no side effects

Sure but ...: Most people would find the glycolic acid to be burning and causing peeling and irritation. I wonder if you are on too low of a dose of accutane? Next office visit tell your doctor you want to crank it up! you need to be on 1 mg per kilogram per day! ...Read more

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Best salicylic acid body lotion ?

Best salicylic acid body lotion ?

Neutragen: There are many out on the market. I make my own that is mixed with a little glycolic acid too. However, as far as the market goes, i like neutragena's with the great fruit sense. ...Read more

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Would beta hydroxy acid lotion help my uneven pimply body skin? Recommendati please help i don't know what to do&i can't afford to see a dermatology.

I would try some: benzoyl peroxide once a day, and you can certainly use a cleanser with beta hydroxy acid. But if you aren't better then you probably need oral medication to clear your acne, as there is typically a hormonal component. ...Read more

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What body soap and body lotion safe for pregnancy? I been using whitening soap likes kojic acid before I got pregnant. Do I need to stop using?

What body soap and body lotion safe for pregnancy? I been using whitening soap likes kojic acid before I got pregnant. Do I need to stop using?

Dove, Caress,Ivory: Here are three soaps that work well with your sensitive pregnant vulva and will still provide adequate cleansing. ...Read more

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Very dry skin, itchy etc. Should I buy the cerave salicylic acid + vit d for extremely dry skin or normal cerave body lotion??

Cream better: Cerave cream is better than the lotion. Also keep showers short and only use soap in private parts. If you have any red scaly areas see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have white stretch marks on many places of my body, is there any way to make them less obvious? My skin is very pale, can I use glycolic acid?

I have white stretch marks on many places of my body, is there any way to make them less obvious? My skin is very pale, can I use glycolic acid?

Topicals can help: So glycolic acid or alpha-hydroxy acid based creams can help, along with augmentation with over the counter topical retinol creams(used at night). But prescription strength skin peels(often with stronger glycolic acid or trichloroacetic acid) in combination with prescription retinoic acids have a stronger effect. Laser resurfacing is another viable option instead of mechanical dermabrasion. ...Read more

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Which is better to remove eczema scars glycolic acid or salicytic acid, note that eczema is cured but leaves dark marks all over body ?

Which is better to remove eczema scars glycolic acid or salicytic acid, note that eczema is cured but leaves dark marks all over body ?

Marks left from: eczema are typically not scars but rather postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. both glycolic and salicylic acid work, with glycolic being more irritating (which could ignite your eczema to flare) but you likely need to add a lightener to your regimen ...Read more

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Will my skin white by using body lotion?? And what can make my skin white???

Will my skin white by using body lotion?? And what can make my skin white???

No: There are some bleaching creams, ask your local pharmacist for generic preparation OTC, but you cannot use this indefinitely. ...Read more

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Please help me! I have allergic reactions to certain body lotions. Any ideas to why?

Body lotions: A number of chemicals in body lotions can cause allergic skin reactions. You should undergo a patch test to determine which ones you are allergic to, a dermatologist or allergist can help you. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestion: I have allergic reactions to certain body lotions. Any ideas to why?

Contact dermatitis: Most likely substances in beauty products result in contact dermatitis. If you see an allergist, they can perform patch testing and let you know what you need to look for on labels so as to avoid this problem. ...Read more

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How often can I use almactin body lotion? It helps keep my skin clear and not dry. I just don't want to wear spf during the summer. Similar lotions?

How often can I use almactin body lotion? It helps keep my skin clear and not dry. I just don't want to wear spf during the summer. Similar lotions?

As often as you wish: No limit. Whatever feels best. SPF is not something you wear!!! Sun Protective Factor is a number which indicates sun protection. SPF 30, or at least 15,is as effective as any higher #. Sunscreens are added to many moisturizers that you are sure to like. Try some. You will like them. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose or use to much lotion? I have ecszma and constantly use tons of lotions all over my body.

Is it possible to overdose or use to much lotion? I have ecszma and constantly use tons of lotions all over my body.

Lotions: Moisturizing lotions are safe when used multiple times a day. Corticosteroid containing creams should be used for limited periods of time as prescribed by a dermatologist to Avoid certain side effects such as thinning of the skin. ...Read more

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Is ohm by olay body lotion gluten free?

Even if: Gluten causes only gastrointestinal problem for those who are truly sensitive to it. Even gluten-containing body lotion would not have bothered a gluten-sensitive person unless he or she decides to lick his/her own skin repeatedly. ...Read more

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The best milk lotion for body skin please?

Dry skin?: If you are asking for a treatment for dry skin, then i prefer a good moisturizer. May exist, but vaseline mixed with water and coconut oil can help with severe dryness. Burt's bees is a pretty good brand if you specifically want a milk lotion, which they offer. ...Read more

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What is the best body lotion for someone with extremely dry skin?

Depends: You can try amlactin, cetaphil, or eucerin lotion-remember everyone respond differently-one may works well for you, but not necessary for others or vice versa.If not work, you can see dermatologist. ...Read more