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How To Keep Your Face From Being Oily
Many causes : There are many potential causes for oily skin. A good skin care routine with a gentle cleanser and non-comedogenic moisturizer may be all that is required. Use of retinoids may also be beneficial to reduce oil gland secretions. Certain hormonal interventions such as oral contraceptives or spironolactone may also be beneficial. ...Read more
Many options: Unfortunately it's too much nformation to include in this short a space as there are many nonprescription and prescription options. In general, avoid washing your face too much, 2X/day is more than enough. Avoid harsh soap, try something along the lines of Cetaphil, look for noncomedogenic products if you use them on your face. Live healthy: minimize stress, eat healthy, sleep well and be active ...Read more
Exfoliation: Three times a week is recommendedGet a more detailed answer ›
Does anyone have a way to clean your face and treat pimples from rosacea aside from prescriptions?
Not just skin care: It is not just skin care that that treats acne rosacea but a combination of dieters restrictions as well. I recommend cetaphil (plain and not the antibacterial) as well avoidance of sun with a microsecond zinc preparation. Topical antiinflammatories such as salicylic acid and retinol used in moderation may help but adverse reactions are always possible. ...Read more
How do you keep your throat from sagging? How do you firm your throat area? How to keep your chin from sagging?
Honestly : Honestly this is almost impossible to do. Unfortunatley as we age the skin loses collagen and starts to sag. There are many over the counter creams aimed at tightening and firming the skin. You can also consult a dermtologist for treatment options. If you are interested in surgical options, please consult the plastic surgeons here on avvo.Com. Best of luck. ...Read more
2 Ways: The most effective and tempting way is not recommended: using drops that 'get the red out', like the original version of visine and clear eyes. These drops make bloodshot eyes white by constricting blood vessels, but they are highly addictive. Your eyes can become more red once you try to stop. Using non-medicated lubricating drops frequently, is a less effective but much better way to go. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whats the best way to avoid pimples and scars after hair removal on face should I close my pores or open them and how to do that ?, what to apply
Would kind of have: to see to make the best advise. But HIBICLENS (soap) and water twice a day would be a good start. This is directed at the most common serious skin germ that can infect cuts. Depending on particular skin issues, benzoyl peroxide (over the counter) or antibiotic creme (prescription) might be helpful in some. ...Read more
Where? Why? When?: There are several more questions that need to be asked and answered prior to providing a definitive answer. Rough skin is generally due to hyperkeratosis and this can generally be treated with exfoliation. Retin- a is an excellent product as well to control oily skin. However first determine the cause and then definitive recommendations can be made. Start with your internist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Start with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (oral tablets) but if no better in a few days, see your doctor. Perhaps at that point they might use systemic (oral or injectable) steroids as well, or topical steroids for the face. I usually don't recommend use of otc cortisone cream for this unless you've been seen by a doctor and it was recommended. ...Read more
Hygiene: You probably have a dandruff or sehorrheic condition of the eyedrows which coats them with oil and flaky debris which will lodge on the inside of your eyeglasses due to an electrostatic attraction between these two items. You can minimize this by regular cleaning of the eyebrows and wiping them with a microfiber cloth when you see the accumulation happening. ...Read more
Antufungals: Anti fungal cream.Get a more detailed answer ›
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