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How To Wash Your Face With Shaving Cream
If we apply face cream or face wash it will affect our skin or not? What type cream can we use for skin?
Depends: Creams and washes usually have a transient effect on the skin. The type of cream that one would choose to use would depend on what results one is trying to obtain. ...Read more
I started applying organic coconut oil as nighttime cream all over face. Will it break me out (I have clear skin) or should I apply then wash it off?
What should I be using on my sensitive face wash, creams.) usually use makeup. Don't smoke and feel I've lost its color and glow.
What cream can I use after microdermabrasion at home? Do I need to wash my face with a cleanser after I do it or is the cream applied after enough?
Eucerin: Eucerin or and vitamtamina and d over the counter will do. ...Read more
My face skin is not much fair but I want very very very clean skin. My skin is oily but in winter its much better. Suggest me face wash and cream also.
Skin: Use virgin coconut oil. It can be used as as a wash as well as a moisturizer. ...Read more
Lasers, IPL, peel: Bleaching cream containing hydroquinone such as lustra, or revaleskin with coffeberry can lighten them. For removal an intense pulse light source or laser can lighten them or remove them completely in 1 - 3 sessions depending on settings and response to laser. A medium chemical peel can also lighten or remove these spots. ...Read more
My 6yrs old son always complain that his head hurt when I wash his head in the shower, when I apply head cream or when I brush his hair.
I am using tretionin cream a few days a go to treat my rosacea pustules, my skin is flaky a lot before and after I wash my face. Is it normal?
See a dermatologist.: Antibiotics and benzoyl peroxide have yielded consistently excellent results for more than 50 years. A dermatologist will give you prescriptions for the combination that works best for you. Don't waste your money on otc creams & soaps; they don't work, and will only delay resolution and increase your risk of permanent scarring. ...Read more
Comparing face wash, cream cleanser, or cold creams, which won't harm my facial skin down the road?
None of them...: ...Will "harm" your skin, unless you're allergic to one, or grossly misuse them. Despite all the advertising hype, there is very little difference between the hundreds of facial cleansers offered for sale. Use one that you like, and that doesn't cost a fortune. ...Read more
My skin becomes dry after I wash my face. I apply "boro plus" cream. Can I apply sunscreen after applying a moisturizer?
Yes: Many people apply sunscreen after using a moisturizer. In fact, some sunscreens are moisturizing by design, and may help you eliminate one step. ...Read more
I tried on a moisturising cream and it kinda burn my face and make it more dirty than ever is it fine that I wash it with water right after?
Yes: If not liking a face cream, it's fine to wash it off with water (better with soap and water), and then put on some of one's favorite face cream. ...Read more
I am using face wash with 2% salicylic acid. My dermatologist gave me a night cream that also contains salicylic acid. Can I use both of them together?
Salicylic acid: I would say no. Too much acid on your face can cause a chemical burn. Use one or the other. ...Read more
I wash my face with face wash containing salicylic acid and then apply a benzoyle peroxide cream can I add in a glycolic acid cream too?
I'm 22 had acne for 8 years now its trying to go away just won't clear all the way up in your opinion what face wash or cream has the best results?
Get real Rx: If over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide has not worked for you, then you need to get with your physician for some prescription-strength treatment -- a topical vitamin a analogue, topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic, or maybe something stronger. If the physician who prescribed your several rx's for nerves cannot help you, please get a consult. Best wishes. ...Read more
How to make my face gloing and effective? Which face wash and cream should I use so that I look good and no pimples coome after using this product?
Scientific Rx: You're a 19 year old man and you need your acne addressed scientifically. Start with benzoyl peroxide, and make an appointment with your physician to decide what to add. Topical Clindamycin is a possibility, and/or a retinoic acid derivative if you have blackheads. Your phyiscian knows stronger medications should these fail. ...Read more
I have bad acne. I wash my face about daily and put on acne cream, but nothing seems to really work. I have sensitive skin also, so products are harsh?
I am using nizral cream for ringworm on face but whenever I wash the cream the ringworm becomes red and there is a burning sensation & still no effect?
Answer: Stinging and burning at the application site is a side effect in up to 10% of people using Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream, and the face is particularly susceptible to this side effect, as the skin is more sensitive than other areas of the body. Would consider using another type of antifungal medication, or obtaining a second opinion on whether or not the rash is actually ringworm. ...Read more
Don't no what too do with these big pimple type lumps no meds creams washes ect don't work they r massive and on my face and scalp causes bold spots?
I'm 21yrs old hv too oily skin n acne pimples al ovr my face. It gets worst in summer, please suggst me any gud cream n face wash plz.....
Scientific Rx: All acne can be managed nowadays. If you're female, the oral contraceptive pill could clear you if you can use it. Benzoyl peroxide is a good start, if you are not good in two weeks your physician may add a retinoic acid derivative and/or topical Clindamycin or something similar. If on the face only, a systemic antibiotic will probably not be necessary but could be in reserve. Good luck. ...Read more
I have very rough skin and some acne, my age is 27 and I stay in india, my skin look like old men can you suggest best face wash and cream?
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 more
I don't have a clear face. Not really acne (only at period)but few scars and uneven skin (not too much)i jsr feel I need make up. Wht wash or cream I use?
Are clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) products good? Especially 4 hour rapid action treatment cream and face wash.
They are: They are but usually you need prescribed meds with this. ...Read more
Acne: Best idea is to have your doctor refer you to a Dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a very oily skin due to which I have acne so pls can u suggest me any cream or face wash to get rid of pimples and acne?
I keep getting pimples& bumps on my face although its not oily skin &I am using oil free wash and non comedogenic creams, what's reason &what to do?
Acne: Don't try to figure out why you have acne. You almost never find out. If your periods are okay, it is probably not "hormones." The stuff you are using for it is basically worthless. If topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid don't help, your physician can add spironolactone or try the oral contraceptive pill. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is it safe to use cetaphil body wash and cream/lotion on a 6 week old baby face for hives and dryness or should I just use johnson's with oatmeal?
Yes it is: Safe to use cetaphil on your 6 week old. ...Read more