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Skin care; acne on thighs, blackheads , razor bumps. What are good skincare products?

Skin care; acne on thighs, blackheads , razor bumps. What are good skincare products?

Cetaphil: Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser and moisturizers are fantastic for conditioning the skin without clogging the pores or aggravating inflammation. I recommend this product constantly and have almost always had favorable results. Once the skin is conditioned, it is less likely to be irritated by over the counter acne products that can be used with it. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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Good idea to use chemical peels for acne red marks?

Acne scars difficult: Early acne scars as with pigment changes may show improvement spontaneously or with various treatments such including chemical peels and laser treatments. When the scarring is chronic with fibrosis and contour changes treatment is much more difficult, but typically involves a combination of resurfacing procedures such as dermabrasion or ablative laser, injectable fillers and surgical excision. ...Read more

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Is bio oil good for blemishes and pimples?..x

Is bio oil good for blemishes and pimples?..x

Bio oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Are hydroquinone cream products good for whitening and removing acne red marks?

Are hydroquinone cream products good for whitening and removing acne red marks?

It's about pigment: Hydroquinone works by decreasing the pigment cells in your skin. Let your doctor look at the scarring to determine if this 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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What products would you reccomend for acne? Biore, proactive,clean and clear,aveeno (oatmeal)? i have acne,blackheads, and oily skin

What products would you reccomend for acne? Biore, proactive,clean and clear,aveeno (oatmeal)? i have acne,blackheads, and oily skin

See your doctor: There are many types of therapy depending on what type of acne you have. You should follow medical advice carefully to get best results with no side effects ...Read more

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Please describe a good oil free acne skin moisturizer?

Please describe a good oil free acne skin moisturizer?

Moisturizer : Cereve or cetaphil are gentle fragrance free moisturizers. ...Read more

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What is a good natural skincare line or products for rosacea?

What is a good natural skincare line or products for rosacea?

Forgive my frankness: This is serious. You may find some evidence-based practitioner in your community who can suggest an adjunct to scientific Rx. But if "natural" remedies for rosacea actually worked, rosacea patients in the old days wouldn't have ended up with their faces mutilated like Photo Guy. This is the 21st century; despite all the huckstering by "natural healing" people, this doesn't have to be you. ...Read more

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What is a good natural skincare line or products for rosacea?

What is a good natural skincare line or products for rosacea?

Rosacea topicals: Rosacea indicates sensitive skin. Rosaliac from laroche posay is found at most drugstores like cvs and covers the redness as well as redness reliever from eucerin are good places to start. A mineral make up can be found there as well with sun protection ...Read more

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How good is benzac (benzoyl peroxide) pimple cream?

How good is benzac (benzoyl peroxide) pimple cream?

Very good: Benzac has been around a long time and contains benzoyl peroxide (bpo). Whether it is any better than other over-the-counter bpo creams is unlikely except that brand name benzac ac does have ingredients to help absorption and minimize irritation, which may allow more consistent use and thus better results. Bpo must be used consistently for several weeks to really see the full benefits. ...Read more

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Can i mix match products like neutragena acne wash and clinique spot treatment together?

Acne: Its ok to mix brands, but be careful, you may dry out your skin because many will have the same chemical ingredients in them. ...Read more

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Vasline good for our skin problems like a acne and blackheads?

Vasline good for our skin problems like a acne and blackheads?

No: Use real medicine. If topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid has not gotten you a good result in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can ad something to help. ...Read more

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What kind products are good for healing old/new acne scars?

What kind products are good for healing old/new acne scars?

Acne scars: Frequently, depending on skin color, either fractional co2 or ultrapulse co2 can make a significant difference. In addition to that fat transfer deep to the scars can provide fill and the healing powers of stem cells to get an even better result. ...Read more

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What are good products for acne?

What are good products for acne?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangea organics, or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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Good herbal product for wrinkle and brown spots?

Good herbal product for wrinkle and brown spots?

Sorry: Most herbal products have no controlled randomised studies hence hard to make evidence based recommended ...Read more

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Any suggestions for acne products that don't dry out skin?

Any suggestions for acne products that don't dry out skin?

Non drying acne: Look for products that are in a cream rather than gel or lotion form. Also look for products such as benzoyl peroxide in a lower strength to start. Using products every other day and moisturizing may help. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Any good acne products that actually work?

Any good acne products that actually work?

Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed, get with your physician for prescription-strength meds. Home / "pop" / "holistic" remedies are adjuncts only. Acne is a serious personal and professial liability and you owe it to yourself, or the person for whom you are responsible to get effective rx. ...Read more