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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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Are there any good home remedies to get rid of acne and lighten skin?

Are there any good home remedies to get rid of acne and lighten skin?

No: "Pop" remedies (lemon, honey) are cruel pranks. Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated is your best over-the-counter treatment and will clear milder cases of acne. You should not be trying to lighten your skin -- you are likely to disfigure yourself like Michael Jackson did, and in the US (which sets trends worldwide), judging another by skin color is the height of ignorance. Embrace who you are. ...Read more

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Any great home remedies for skin boils?

Any great home remedies for skin boils?

Boils: Warm soaks or compresses with a wash cloth may help reduce inflammation. If the condition worsens see a dermatologist for treatment since a bacterial infection could be serious. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of acne?

No: The home remedies don't work. I'm sorry to disappoint you, but this is the 21st century and real science rules. Being young is hard enough without having acne; even in our dysfunctional health-care system, it should be easy to manage your acne. A good start is benzoyl peroxide (otc) plus topical Clindamycin perhaps with a retinoic acid derivative; oral antibiotics if needed later. Good luck. ...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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Are there any home remedies for clearing your face of whiteheads?

Are there any home remedies for clearing your face of whiteheads?

Benzol peroxides: There are multiple benzoyl peroxide washes and topicals that are over the counter that should help. If that is not successful you may need a topical retinoid from your dermatologist. Don't wait too long for help as acne scars the face. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for dry skin on the face?

What are home remedies for dry skin on the face?

Dry skin.: Chamomile & lavender have both been used. ...Read more

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Hi doc..is there any remedy for whitening skin except beauty creams?

Hi doc..is there any remedy for whitening skin except beauty creams?

Define "whitening".: Is your skin whitening all over, or in patches? How long has it been happening? Or do you mean your skin is dark and you want to lighten it? More info, please. ...Read more

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Home remedies for blemishes and acne?

Home remedies for blemishes and acne?

Only 2: Benzoyl peroxide and salicyclic acid are all that is available over the counter. See dermatologist if this does not work. ...Read more

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Natural remedies for fairer glowing skin for men?

Natural remedies for fairer glowing skin for men?

Beta Carotene: Carrot juice, a great source for beta carotene can create a glowing complexion in some. ...Read more

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At home remedies suggested for getting rid of acne scars?

At home remedies suggested for getting rid of acne scars?

Home tx acne scars: I know of nothing effective that you can do at home for acne scars. Invest in a consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to find effective remedies. ...Read more

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What's the best home cure for dandruff and skin dryness?

What's the best home cure for dandruff and skin dryness?

Dandruff: The very best dandruff home remedy i can recommend is olive oil shampoo. It will not only bring a nice luster to your hair it also conditions your hair and scalp. Once you experience using olive oil shampoo you'll notice you won't need to buy hair conditioner anymore. ...Read more

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What are the best natural remedies for skincare tips for sun damaged skin, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation?

What are the best natural remedies for skincare tips for sun damaged skin, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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Please explain some home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Please explain some home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Some creams may help: First one has to outgrow acne, and until such time, can only control it. Many otc meds used to be prescription, and would try them first-benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acids would use a wash of one, cream with another, and consider using a clarisonic brush to help clean do not scrub as will worsen acne. If these not work see a dermatologist to coordinate. ...Read more

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Is there a good home remedy to get rid of acne and scars ?

Is there a good home remedy to get rid of acne and scars ?

Will disappoint: Over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide is your best non-prescription rx. Nothing you can do at home will touch scars. If you are the patient are are avoiding a physician's office visit, that is your business, but if you are responsible for the health of a teen who already has scarring, you have a duty to get him/her effective treatment that only evidence-based medicine is likely to provide. ...Read more

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How to cure for pimples with home made remedies for oliy skin..?

How to cure for pimples with home made remedies for oliy skin..?

No home-made cures: But one can stay happy, exercise, and live a healthy lifestyle. Healthy diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce. When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water, green tea. Surely avoid sugars or excess simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Are there any natural home remedy for dark elbows?

Are there any natural home remedy for dark elbows?

Exfoliation: Often times the skin on the elbows becomes darker because it's thicker and dry. Using a physical exfoliant (something with a microbead) along with a chemical exfoliant (like a glycolic or lactic acid) can help to remove the thick, dry skin. Using a good emollient cream can also help with the dry skin. I like AmLactin as a good over the counter lactic acid lotion. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to get rid of acne scars?

Are there any home remedies to get rid of acne scars?

Acne Irregular Scars: Acne scars cause an irregular surface with the dark shadows where deepest scars. This can be worse when the skin is dry; therefore, consider using herbal nutrients to skin. Examples are vitamin E oil, cammomille or other oils, coconut butter, aloe vera, etc. (Avoid causing more scars with acne from oils or diet.) No known home remedies to replace dermabrasion/ laser resurfacing or injecting filler ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me home remedies to get fairer skin for men?

Can you tell me home remedies to get fairer skin for men?

Lightening your: skin, in my opinion, is not good for your physical or mental health. I know this may be a cultural issue but please try to simply keep neat, clean, and respect yourself and others. This is most attractive. That will help change things for the better little by little. Peace and good health. ...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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Hi, i am an Asian and 15 year old. My skin tone is getting darker day by day. Please suggest some home remedy or product for fair skinthankyou, hina?

Hi, 
i am an Asian and 15 year old. My skin tone is getting darker day by day. Please suggest some home remedy or product for fair skinthankyou, 
hina?

Sun: Might you be getting darker due to sun exposure? That said, i'm not understanding what is wrong with dark skin. Personally, i think dark skin is beautiful. It's just our cultures that put a value on white skin as "better, " because it historically comes with privilege, which is not pretty at all. ...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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Please advise what is a good home remedy to brighten skin?

Please advise what is a good home remedy to brighten skin?

Neat and clean with: a pleasant disposition is the way to go. That will bring more light to our world than a lighter face. Please don't measure your self-worth by skin color. One day your opinion may reverse and you may want to darken your face. I respect the fact that you are a young and healthy and want to look attractive but who you are and what you do is the real attraction. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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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What is the best home remedy for fore head polyp?

What is the best home remedy for fore head polyp?

See your physician: Polyps could be a wide range of issues from acne / lipomas / malignancies. Have your physician check is out before you start to remove it on your own. ...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

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Hi, age: 26 . there are freckles on my skin, give me home remedy. My pores are open, and give awkward look, give suggestions?

Hi, age: 26 . there are freckles on my skin, give me home remedy. My pores are open, and give awkward look, give suggestions?

Laser skin treatment: There are several lasers on the market that imrpove the color and texture of the skin ...Read more

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What to do if i need a home remedy for a recurring skin rash?

What to do if i need a home remedy for a recurring skin rash?

Wrong approach: How can anyone suggest any sort of remedy without determine the cause of the rash? See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What’s the best at home treatment for a Nair hair removal burn on the skin between my butt cheeks, but not on my butthole? I’ve been using diaper rash cream, which doesn’t make it worse but I’m not sure if it helps. Had sex & pooped w/out issue.

What’s the best at home treatment for a Nair hair removal burn on the skin between my butt cheeks, but not on my butthole? I’ve been using diaper rash cream, which doesn’t make it worse but I’m not sure if it helps. Had sex & pooped w/out issue.

Skin irritation: Only time will heal a burn on the skin. Keeping the area clean and dry is also important. Cleaning with a rinse of warm water after using the bathroom or sex is all you really need. Diaper cream is good as it provides a barrier for sensitive skin. Use of Nair is not recommended on your genitals or butt. Consider shaving, waxing, or laser hair removal in the future ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess?

Abscess: If it is an actual abscess it should be surgically drained. However, moist heat may help to localize it in the meantime. ...Read more

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Please describe a good over-the-counter medication or home remedy for a head cold?

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Rest / fluids / rest: Best remedy for a head cold is to rest and drink plenty of fluids. Despite years of extensive research the most effective medicine is rest and fluids. Your body and immune system should take care of the rest. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What should I do to remove black spots in skin in home itself? Please send me proper way of treatment

Only thing: The only thing available are over the counter bleaching creams. Otherwise please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a scratch wound on the skin is infected? Area around the wound is pink. Home treatment with neosporin ok?

How can you tell if a scratch wound on the skin is infected? Area around the wound is pink. Home treatment with neosporin ok?

Infected wound: If the wound is having greenish or yellow color fluid/ discharge, along with signs of inflammation like swelling, redness and severe pain; i would consider that to be an infected wound. If you have these signs and symptoms, please get help from your physician. Good luck ! ...Read more