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Glycolic Acid Face Cream
I wash my face with face wash containing salicylic acid and then apply a benzoyle peroxide cream can I add in a glycolic acid cream too?
Can I use an eye cream with retinol and apply Glycolic acid on the rest of the face at the same time (night)?
Yes: There should not be a problem. Are you having any excessive dryness or irritation at present? ...Read more
Is over-the-counter glycolic acid cream, let's say 10%, as powerful as 0.05% Tretinoin for minor lines on face?
Comparing medicines: unfortunately it's not like comparing apples to apples. The concentrations of two different medicines don't always have the same effect. The vehicle or the purity may affect how "strong" it is. Tretinoin tends to be more effective but for mild rytids (wrinkles) the glycolic acid may work well ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have stubborn acne blemishes on my face. I wanna start using a cream containin 6% glycolic acid. Will it help? What are the chances of an allergy?
Scientific Rx: I appreciate your frustration. If two weeks on topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you, you are unlikely to get a good result with glycolic acid alone. Your personal physician's prescription-strength rx can clear you but you'll need to work with him/her over the long haul until your disease remits. Do what you need to and best wishes. ...Read more
I've recently been using an alpha hydroxy acid face cream & it says it's 8% aha of 70% solution. Does this mean the aha in the cream won't work?
Aha in face cream: No it does not mean the aha will not work. ...Read more
Neutrogena is a good: You still need to wear sunblock even in the winter. Up the moisturizer if you have flaking. ...Read more
Creams limited.: There and dozens of creams available that make all sorts of claims but the bare truth is that their benefits are very limited. You need to care for your skin by cleansing, defoliation and moisturizing. Sun protection is essential and you need to see that you are healthy and eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Some sagging is a normal fact of life and creams will not stop it. ...Read more
Face cream: There are many formulations available and can be chosen based on different symptoms or characteristics of your skin. ...Read more
Not sure what face: wish is? What are you using night cream for? What is your dermatology history, and any skin problems? How long have you been using the product, and are you familiar with it's active ingredient on the label? This would be helpful, so we can assist you. Please resubmit more information. Thanks! ...Read more
If we apply face cream or face wash it will affect our skin or not ?what type cream can we use for skin ?
Depends: Creams and washes usually have a transient effect on the skin. The type of cream that one would choose to use would depend on what results one is trying to obtain. ...Read more
I want to know what face cream we can use for eczma , we have had all moisturisers and nothing is working !
Eczema: Heavy moisturizing creams and lotions are effective for treating eczema. Examples include Neutrogena or Aquaphor. The face is a bit trickier because the skin is more sensitive and it is important to avoid the eyes. Steroid creams are effective in the treatment of eczema. This will require consultation with your internist for dermatologist. ...Read more
Topicals for wrinkle: According to reviews on-line, this product can help diminish wrinkles. It is a moisturizer and by 'plumping' the skin, wrinkles are reduced. Better methods of wrinkle reduction would involve chemical peels, resurfacing and/or use of exfoliants such as retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more
Depends: There are multiple face creams with multiple purposes. What did you buy it for? Some are for moisturizing, others for exfoliation, anti-aging, pigment removal, etc. If you look at skin care guidelines available at Skin Care Guidelines - SkinCarePhysicians.com you should be on the right track ...Read more
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