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How To Remove Wrinkles With Castor Oil
Is it safe during pregnancy to use castor oil topically on your face to help with acne? More specifically, i'd like to use cold pressed castor oil.
Poor choice: Why use an ancient, not-very-effective folk medicine promoted by charlatans? The best over-the-counter acne remedy is benzoyl peroxide, but if it's bugging you enough to consider "cold-pressed" castor oil, see if your physician would add topical Clindamycin to peroxide. The birth control pill stops acne in many women who can use it, and there are other stronger rx's after baby comes. ...Read more
Don't bother.: I see patients all the time who have tried tea tree oil + various other oils; their acne is no better, but they do complain of dryness, itching, stinging, burning, and redness. At least 1 published study showed that tea tree oil can cause abnormal breast growth (gynecomastia) in boys. So don't waste your time & money; let a dermatologist prescribe legitimate acne remedies for you. ...Read more
Benzoyl peroxide: Benzoyl peroxide is available over-the-counter here in the states and useful to dry up oily skin. Your Clindamycin is good to treat bacterial causing pimples. Go see your family doc for other options or referral to dermatologist. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/acne/ds00169 for more info on treating acne. ...Read more
Which oil - coconut, olive, castor, bio oil or Johnson's baby oil with vitamin e, is best to remove stretch marks on legs, thighs and buttocks?
Patience: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within weeks of birth they break out for many weeks before the hormone levels begin to drop & the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean & avoiding irritating soaps helps. Occasional use of a 1/2% hc once daily can calm some lesions. ...Read more
Yes: Dilute tea tree oil m only a few drops - strong odor. It has antiinfectives properties. ...Read more
Clean skin: Keep your skin clean by washing with mild., nondrying soap. If you sweat on your face, use a clean handkerchief to blot the moisture and don' t sleep with your makeup on. Age marks can be removed using cosmetic surgery. See your dermatologist who can recommend appropriate treatment for you. ...Read more
What's the best way to remove or fade freckles? Does bio oil used for stretch marks and scars do anything for freckles?
Pigment: There are a few options for treating abnormal pigment depending on your skin type. Some may include bleaching creams like hydroquinone, light chemical or laser peels, or broad band light (bbl/ipl) treatments. It typically takes several treatments and several months for lightening to occur. A plastic surgeon or dermatologist can assess your skin for the best option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not aware: I am not aware of this making it better and it could make it worse. ...Read more
What is the best product or facewash and ointment i could use to remove excess oil , acne and acne marks?Tnx
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more
How to deal with facial hair. I can't to use the pills by mixing them with olive oil and apply directly to the scalp. is that possible?
What are you asking?: Your question isn't clear. You seem upset and probably rightly so. Please clarify and ask us again. ...Read more
Is baby oil safe to remove makeup and eye makeup? I have clear skin, but scared of breakouts. How about Vaseline?
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