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Is It Absolutely Necessary To Use A Moisturizer Everyday For Facial Skin
Nothing is absolute!: No, it is not absolutely necessary, however, it is a very good thing to do. The skin needs to moisturized and hydrated to stay in it's most healthy form. Without this, one will see changes such as wrinkles, dryness, looseness, sagging, and other features you may find undesirable. To answer---hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! drink plenty of water and lock in moisture to the skin with moisturizers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Especially if you have sensitive, dry skin, daily application of a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizing lotion will promote normal desquamation and exfoliation of the epidermis. In addition, it will reduce insensible water loss and enhance the barrier function and water content of the epidermis and dermis. ...Read more
Is it okay to message a whitehead prone skin on daily basis? If so then what kind of cream or lotion should be used for the purpose?
Treat your acne: If you have "whitehead-prone skin", you have acne. This is a chronic, serious, non-lifestyle-related disease that must be managed until it self-cures. Topical benzoyl peroxide is your best friend; alternatives include saliclic acid washes and topical retinoic acid. These are not pleasant but they will probably keep your illness at bay. If not, get with your physician. Best wishes. ...Read more
I use neostrata clarifying lotion. Should i apply lotion or sunscreen first? Is it true that sunscreen must be applied to bare skin for it to be eff?
Yes: It is okay although i cannot think of a better way to waste your money. ...Read more
I heard that vaseline cream (mineral oil) is harmful for health. Is it true and what product should I use to moisturize?
What is a good facial moisturizer to use if my skin is prone to acne? Cetaphil moisturizer burns my skin probably because I use epiduo.
Non-allergic: I suggest hypoallergenic creams such as Nivea or coconut oil products. Mild hypoallergenic products should be checked with your pharmacist. ...Read more
My face and neck is so darker than my body.. I am using skin lightening cream.. And sometimes cleanser, toner and moisturizer..No use. Please help.
Sunscreen: If the darker areas are on the face and neck, sun is the most likely cause. You need an excellent sunscreen with SPF of about 50. I suggest looking for zinc or titanium oxide in the ingredients for the best results. If you avoid the sun and wear sunscreen every single day, your skin should gradually even out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I do not use make-up but I use sunblock on d face. Is it still necessary to use a make-up remover or wld a normal cleanser suffice? Thank you!
Is it safe to use veet hair removal cream for your pubic hair, or is it just a matter of how your skin will react? But still, is it safe? (i'm a male)
Hair removal product: There are many different veet products. Here’s info for one of the products (veet® hair removal cream with hydro'restortm). Company states it can be used for bikini line but not perianal or genital area. See full directions at: http://www.Veet.Ca/en/cream-products-veet-hydro-restor-hair-removal-cream-sensitive-skin-200ml-directions-for-use.Php. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is OTC hydrocortisone 0.5 safe to use on face for contact dermatitis? Or is just moisturizing with Cetaphil enough for it to get better?
Vaseline has been such a good hand moisturizer for me, will it be okay to use on combination acne prone skin?
Yes. : Yes. Just make sure to clean your face with hypoallergenic soap ...Read more
Is it ok to use a witch hazel toner while on retin-a ? Like cleanse, tone, wait a while then apply retin-a and then moisturizer? Is that safe ?
Sting effect: Yes, but thecwitchhazel may sting.Get a more detailed answer ›
Facial moisturizer: You don't need to use a facial moisturizer especially if your skin is normal or oily. If it is dry, you may to keep it soft and pliable. Cream moisturzer does clog pores, so if you're suffering from acne or other skin issues, consult with dermatologist prior to using those products. ...Read more
Aveeno (oatmeal) or cetaphil: It is not the body wash, as much as the aftercare that will help. I recommend bathing / showering in lukewarm ( never hot) water, and using dove bar soap. For moisturizer....Try cerave cream. ...Read more
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