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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Bronze Skin

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What's the reason for bronze skin?

What's the reason for bronze skin?

Varied: Bronze skin can be caused by a more rare disease affecting the liver (hemochromatosis) and possibly also by disorders of the adrenal glands. Best to get checked by physician so that appropriate workup can be done to find cause. ...Read more

Bronze Skin (Definition)

Bronze skin is a dark orange or brown coloration of the skin, which may be seen in a number of metabolic problems, or in skin ...Read more


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Do people with natural bronze skin still have to use sun screen?

Do people with natural bronze skin still have to use sun screen?

Yes: Sunscreen is recommended for people of all skin types as skin cancer is seen in every group. Melanin is the pigment which is responsible for the brown color. In african american skin, melanin provides a sun protection factor (spf) approximately equivalent to 13.4, compared to 3.4 in white skin. That said skin cancer still represents 1-2% of african americans and asians. ...Read more

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Are people with bronze skin more or less likely to get skin cancer?

Are people with bronze skin more or less likely to get skin cancer?

Usually Less Risk: People with bronze skin at baseline (before sun exposure) are usually less likely to get skin cancer. Risk factors for skin cancer are multiple including genetic predisposition, blond or red hair, blue or hazel eyes, fair skin, & people who burn easily and tan minimally with sun exposure. This is not to say that people with darker skin do not get skin cancer. Seek eval if concerned about a lesion. ...Read more

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My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

Hmm: Is it a callus or a mole? I'd get checked to confirm what is is as dark spots can be suspicious for skin cancer and other things. Please see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

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What is a great home remedy for skin breakouts?

What is a great home remedy for skin breakouts?

Home remedy acne: Home remedies include: tea tree oil, honey, witch hazel, apple cider vinegar, aloe vera, baking soda, and pepto-bismol. The bacteria that cause acne are very sensitive to bismuth. ...Read more

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Best treatment or any home remedies for dandruff?

Best treatment or any home remedies for dandruff?

Shampoos: Your best methods at home are: -wash your hair daily. Most people who wash their hair everyday have a lot less dandruff than people who wash less often -use over the counter anti-dandruff shampoos. Pick up two different types, put both in the shower, and from day to day switch between them. ...Read more

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Any home remedy for skin tags?

Any home remedy for skin tags?

How brave are you?: I have heard of people tying a thread around the base or using nail clippers (sterilized with alcohol first, of course). Better yet, just go see your local plastic surgeon or dermatologist and have him/her remove them for you. ...Read more

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How to keep skin healthy n glowing?Any home remedy?

TLC: You should be gentle with the skin and use moisturizing and gentle cleansers and avoid too much sun and harsh environments as much as possible. The use of moisturizers in lotion or cream form can be helpful. It is also important to focus on good nutrition and get proper sleep. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for fair and glowing skin?

Are there any home remedy for fair and glowing skin?

Marine Fish Oil: and other GOOD fats such as coconut oil can lubricate the skin from the inside out. See your doc first please. Peace and good health. Avoid bad fats such as trans-fats in prepared foods. Avoid skin lotions containing alcohol,which is drying. ...Read more

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What is the best home treatment for extremely dry skin?

Urea.lactic acid: Urea based lotion or ammonium lactate are both useful for dry skin. A barrier repair cream called cerave is also useful. The very dry skin may be a condition called icthyosis which may be better treated with prescription strength creams. ...Read more