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How Do You Help Skin Redness After Skiing All Day
Hot toddy.: Redness caused by cold and wind while skiing will resolve quickly, usually overnight. Redness due to sunburn will take longer, so remember to apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion, since sunburn is much more common at high altitude. Either way, don't worry about the redness; have a nice warm adult beverage and relax. ...Read more
What are some ways to heal sunburn quickly? I used aloe, and after sun lotion. What else should I use?
I will be working all day outside this summer and don't want a tan and want to keep my skin tone how it is. How can I avoid it?
Sunscreen / cover: Not making money off them, but product like 'bullfrog' is a sunscreen with good water resistance and lasts several hours between reapplications (also repels insects). Even lightweight clothing that covers skin helps prevent uv exposure and skin darkening. Hat with brim / neck bandana. Good luck! ...Read more
What to do if i'm allergic to sunscreen but i work out in the sun all day what can I do from stop getting burn?
Wear hat: Best answered by a Dermatologist but I have a friend who has a similar problem and likes to play golf. He wears a wide- brimmed hat, light( white)long - sleeve all- cotton shirts that " breathe" and light- colored long pants. He plays early in the morning or much later in the day to avoid the most intense UV rays. See a Dermatologist; they may have a sunscreen u r not allergic to. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Peeling and sunburn: Peeling of the skin after a sunburn is unavoidable. Peeling is the the body's way of getting rid of skin cells damaged by the sunburn. This is a protective mechanism, as these damaged cells are at risk of becoming cancerous. In the unfortunate event that you experience a sunburn, your best course of action is to cool the areas with a cooling gel or water. Cool aloe vera gel works quite well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do i need to avoid sun exposure after dermabrasion? How dangerous is sun exposure after dermabrasion? Do i need to avoid going outside for some peroid of time?
After : After cosmetic treatments such as dermabrasion, chemical peels, laser, etc...I highly recommend sunscreens be applied to the face to reduce the risk of hyperpigmentation (brown splotches) on face. I usually recommend elta md sunscreens since these are elegant, non-comedogenic, and have mineral based sunscreens in them. Read more about them at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to keep skin moisturized while on Accutane ? My moisturizer is good but i still get dry spots, any other things i can do to prevent/stop the dry
Moisturizer: Try using virgin coconut oil as a moisturizer. ...Read more
How often can I use almactin body lotion? It helps keep my skin clear and not dry. I just don't want to wear spf during the summer. Similar lotions?
As often as you wish: No limit. Whatever feels best. SPF is not something you wear!!! Sun Protective Factor is a number which indicates sun protection. SPF 30, or at least 15,is as effective as any higher #. Sunscreens are added to many moisturizers that you are sure to like. Try some. You will like them. ...Read more
Why do flea bites take ages to heal and why do they keep bleeding when I get out of shower or bath ? Help
How do you reduce underarm perspiration? I use degree for men the powder stuff, but still walking around soon it starts to get wet, any other ways?
Wear sun block: Put sun block before going to the sun, aloe vera is helpful to hydrate the skin. Be sure to apply sun block every 2 hours. Some medications can cause one to become more sensitive to the sun, discuss the medications with your doctor. ...Read more
Ouch, how do I make a sun burn better? My skin feels like leather from a day outside with no sun block. What can I do about the pain? Will i get blisters if i don't have them already?
SImple Burn Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need expert advice. After tanning i notice i developed dryness on my cheeks as well as pimples. How to get rid of this?
How long do I have to wait after pink eye seems cleared up before i can wear contacts? Can i wear them as soon as i don't have any more itchiness from the pink eye, or do I need to wait longer?
Once : Once all symptoms of conjunctivits (pink eye) are clear, contact lens wear can usually be resumed. Old contacts, contact lens case, and solution should be discarded to minimize risk of re-infection. Redness, pain, blurred vision, watery or mucous discharge are common symptoms of pink eye. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After sex how much time you should take to recover to go again 20 mins enough? and can u do this 3,4 times a night? any side effect?
Go! Go!: I am unaware of any literature that opposes sexual frequency. As long as you and your partner are happy you can be as sexually active as you want. ...Read more
What to do if I really want to achieve two things by freshman year: lightened eyes and skin free of scars. how can I achieve this without makeup,?
Contact lens can: change eye color dramatically. Otherwise, you can't change your iris color, unless intentional with Latisse (bimatoprost) or other glaucoma drops that's not recommended at all to try for cosmetic reasons. You may want to talk with your dermatologist regarding scars, and sometimes cosmetic lasers are helpful (Laser Genesis) in remodeling collagen in the dermis to actually help reduce the scar completely. ...Read more
I hve oily skin and pimples never stop reducing.They increases from time to time.Could u please suggest what method to apply on them to let them go., ?
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