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How To Wash Your Face With Shaving Cream
Depends: There are multiple face creams with multiple purposes. What did you buy it for? Some are for moisturizing, others for exfoliation, anti-aging, pigment removal, etc. If you look at skin care guidelines available at Skin Care Guidelines - SkinCarePhysicians.com you should be on the right track ...Read more
Daily: The washes containing salicylic acid may be irritating if overused. A wash containing benzoyl peroxide may be better tolerated, plus you get an antibacterial effect. One does need to be careful, however, because the benzoyl peroxide can bleach colored fabrics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If not stipulated: On the prescription you should check with the doctor that prescribed it. If you don't have a prescription, don't use it. ...Read more
You know how we wash our hands with soap to remove bacteria should you wash your insides of your nose with soap as well to clean out bacteria?
Nose: You don't need to clean the inside of the nose with soap and water. Mucus helps to flush out debris. ...Read more
Docs can you explain what is a best soap , facial scrub and toner to use for pimples(acne) and skin whitening?
Mild, no fragrance: Pick a gentle bar soap or liquid cleanser, preferably one with no fragrance added and as few preservatives as possible. Every person has different sensitivities, so you may have to try several until you find the one that is best for you. ...Read more
Treat, don't cover: I'm really sorry somebody told you that you simply had to cover it. Nothing works very well. You need to start managing your acne like a grown-up. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more
Shaving lotion: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
If skin is darkening: in area of hair follicle it might help to prevent this. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push ...Read more
Can I use papaya soap to wash my face then use my retin a (tretinoin) after? Or it will just make my skin worst?
Hair wash: Yes, no harm in trying. Skin cleansers, shampoos, etc are formulated to work best on the area of the body they are intended for. But there is no harm to try a skin cleanser to shampoo with. ...Read more