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Doctor insights on: Is It Absolutely Necessary To Use A Moisturizer Everyday For Facial Skin

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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. ?

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.
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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 more

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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Definition)

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Is it absolutely necessary to use a moisturizer everyday for facial skin?

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 more

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Which facial wash and moisturizer should I use I have sensitive and combination skin.dry and oily?

Which facial wash and moisturizer should I use I have sensitive and combination skin.dry and oily?

Cetaphil: I really like Cetaphil for sensitive skin. There are a number of varieties, including ones for dry and oily skin. It can be bought over the counter at any drug store/pharmacy/Walmart without a prescription. ...Read more

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Hey I used a face moisturizer and I have eczama and now my skin feels dry. What should I avoid in moisturizer or any thing to use on face or body?

Hey I used a face moisturizer and I have eczama and now my skin feels dry. 
What should I avoid in moisturizer or any thing to use on face or body?

Eczema patients: have issues with barrier. so you want to use topicals for sensitive skin that provide a barrier repair like Cerave ...Read more

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I got a glycerin bottle that says.. Contains 99.7 % w/w glycerin... I wanted to know is this safe to use on face.. Skin.. As a moisturizer or not?????

I got a glycerin bottle that says.. Contains 99.7 % w/w glycerin... I wanted to know is this safe to use on face.. Skin.. As a moisturizer or not?????

GLYCERIN ON FACE: THIS COULD BE VERY IRRITATING. WHY ARE YOU USING IT? MANY MORE AND BETTER MOISTURIZERS. TRY THE AVEENO (oatmeal) OR EUCERIN OR NEUTROGENA PRODUCTS. (NO FINANCIAL INTERESTS) ...Read more

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Is "neutrogena naturals" facial moisturizer good to use for oily skin?

Is "neutrogena naturals" facial moisturizer good to use for oily skin?

Won't harm: It has basic ingredients for skin health. It won't harm the skin. Will it improve the oily skin, maybe? Good oily skin treatment requires vit c, vitamin e, vitamin a and salicylic acid, . ...Read more

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My face skin reacts and gets red and itchy after every facial moisturizer I use. Can skin adjust to something that might initially irritate it? Should I give the moisturizers more time to see if my skin calms down to adjust? Is this possible?

My face skin reacts and gets red and itchy after every facial moisturizer I use. Can skin adjust to something that might initially irritate it? Should I give the moisturizers more time to see if my skin calms down to adjust? Is this possible?

Marine fish oil: Please avoid skin products that contain alcohol, which are drying. Ingesting good fat is the best way to go, i.e., good quality marine fish oil. Coconut oil is also good. You can put a few tblspns. Into hot cereal in the A.M. Or cook/back w/it. Irritation usually gets worse w/continued use. ...Read more

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Good facial moisturizer for normal skin? I never use it. No parabens, propylene glycol, or any bad stuff. Thank you <3

Good facial moisturizer for normal skin? I never use it. No parabens, propylene glycol, or any bad stuff. Thank you <3

Lots of choices: There are many moisturizers that are parabens free at this point. You may want to consider Neutrogena Naturals- Multivitamin Nourishing moisturizer, or Burt's Bees Sensative Daily moisturizing cream. These are national brands and should be widely available. ...Read more

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I have acne prone skin can i use rosewater and glycerin on face as moisturizer?

I have acne prone skin can i use rosewater and glycerin on face as moisturizer?

Yes: That should be fine. Of course if you notice that it irritates the skin then stop. ...Read more