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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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Pigment (Definition)

Any chemical which has a color (minerals also) can be said to have a pigment. Such chemicals are responsible for the colors of the skin, the hair, the eyes and things we don't ordinary see such as the brown ...Read more


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What are the home made remedies to improve skin complexion which became dark due to sun exposure?

Sun discolored skin: The sun causes the formation of melanin in the skin, which makes the skin darker.If you are unhappy with the way your skin looks from too much sun, you must first prevent any sun exposure at all, by wearing protective clothing, and hats, and by using sun blockers every day. You can try to lighten the skin with bleaches that contain hydroquinone, and by using a glycolic acid lotion. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a translucent skin?

Home remedies for a translucent skin?

Make up or spray tan: I've never seen translucent skin, but I have seen pale skin. Tanning is one way to make the skin darker but long term exposure to the sun can cause skin aging, sun spots, wrinkling, and cancer. The alternative would be spray tanning or wearing make up. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for hyperpigmentation?

Any home remedies for hyperpigmentation?

Sunscreen, Retinols: In treating hyperpigmentation, it is extremely important to minimize sun exposure through sun protection and sunscreen. Products containing retinols may help to even pigmentation. There are a number of prescription medicines that help reduce excess pigment. A newer product called elure contains lignin peroxidase a natural chemical found in trees that bleaches the color of tree bark. ...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 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 creams available for skin color loss after small burn on face to get color back?

Are there any creams available for skin color loss after small burn on face to get color back?

Time: It is called post-inflammatory hypopigmentation & is caused by injury to the skin cells containing melanin. It is not a dangerous condition & unless the burn was severe it should spontaneously recover (weeks - months). In the mean time you can use cosmetic concealer to try to blend the colour of the skin. See the following link https://www.dermcoll.edu.au/atoz/post-inflammatory-hypopigmentation/ ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for sensitive skin and oily skin?

What are some home remedies for sensitive skin and oily skin?

A variety of things: And use warm, rather than hot, water. http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/problems/treating/oily-skin-treatments.htm. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for fading acne scars?

Can you suggest some home remedies for fading acne scars?

Scar massage: Once the inflammation phase is over and you are just left with a pink scar, you can massage scars to make them fade away faster. You can also use topical silicone gel ( new gel). ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to get rid of post inflammatory pigmentation due to acne?

Are there any home remedies to get rid of post inflammatory pigmentation due to acne?

Hyperpigmentation: Post inlfammatory hyperpigmentation or hemosiderosis may not respond well to hydroquinone (hq). Vitamin k oxides are purported to have some effect but I am not convinced. Lasers have mixed results and have occasionally caused worsening due to increased inflammation. I suggest trying test spots first. Use of "peel and bleach" creams (hq +retina +steroid) may be effective but require strict sunblock. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies to get whiter skin naturally?

Stay away: The safest recommendation is staying out of the sun, wearing a hat, sun block will help prevent you from getting darker but do take vitamin D supplements since the sun and your skin make this vitamin. ...Read more

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Is lemon a good skin bleaching home remedy? Hydroquinone makes dark spots worst

Is lemon a good skin bleaching home remedy? Hydroquinone makes dark spots worst

Not harmful: Lemon will have little effect on your skin except a mild astringent action. It will not be harmful however and you can use the residual material to make a nice lemonade. ...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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Please provide home remedies to clear skin pores under the eyes (dark eye circle )?

Please provide home remedies to clear skin pores under the eyes (dark eye circle )?

Exfoliate: Enlarged pores occur because they are clogged. Exfoliation helps to empty the pores which will make them smaller. A great way to do this is to use a clarisonic brush which is available a department stores and at your cosmetic physicians office. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for a slightly depressed red acne mark/scar ?

Tincture of time: There are no home remedies that will get rid of the depressed or indented nature of the scar. The reddness will usually get betterwithtimeandsun protection. Treatmentfor the indentation may include fillers, laser peels, excision depending onthe depth of the indentation. ...Read more

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Home remedies for glowing skin?

Healthy Skin: Make sure you keep your skin moisturized! to maintain a glow, without too much shine, try using thicker creams at night (products such as nivea, eucerin, ponds). Wearing sunscreen is also a must. If these things do not give you the look you want, see a dermatologist for prescription medications which help the skin maintain a youthful appearance, or for procedures such as chemical peels and lasers. ...Read more

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What causes perfect skin with home remedies?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...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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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Skin Pigment Changes (Definition)

skin are what gives skin color. When ultraviolet radiation penetrates the skin - if can lead to changes in skin color. Skin pigment changes can cause skin to be light or dark or ...Read more