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Is Marie France Kojic Soap safe to use for hyperpigmentation. What are some safe medications I can take to lighten black areas?

Is Marie France Kojic Soap safe to use for hyperpigmentation. What are some safe medications I can take to lighten black areas?

Dunno: In general hyper pigmentation involves an increased number of melanocytes or activity of those cells and soap just cleans the top layer of skin cells. I would go see a top dermatologist and discuss management issues with him/her. ...Read more

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My face got irritated from using kojic soap. Now it's dark?

My face got irritated from using kojic soap. Now it's dark?

See details: Stop the soap. It is not an effective skin lightener anyway. It is likely an allergic reaction and will take 1-2 weeks to resolve. ...Read more

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Does kojic soap lead to acne?

Does kojic soap lead to acne?

Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. These factors can trigger or aggravate an existing case of acne, hormones, medications, and a diet with a lot of dairy and carbohydrate-rich foods. You can also prevent new acne breakouts with self-care measures by washing your skin with a gentle cleanser and avoiding touching or picking acne. ...Read more

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Does relying to kojic soap for tight and fairer skin has its downfall?

Does relying to kojic soap for tight and fairer skin has its downfall?

Don't know: I am not familiar with kojic soap. Consult with a dermatologist since there are fda approved topical medications that are safe and effective. ...Read more

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Can I use kojic soap when having a chicken pox?

Can I use kojic soap when having a chicken pox?

Probably not: Kojic soap is a skin whitening acid soap. It could dry the skin which could cause more irritation during chicken pox. Use a mild soap, such as aveeno, (oatmeal) or use baking soda in the bath to decrease itching. Use lukewarm water, not too hot, to help soothe the skin. ...Read more

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Does kojic soap can cure acne dark spots and tretinoin cream 0.05?

Does kojic soap can cure acne dark spots and tretinoin cream 0.05?

It may: Kojic acid is an agent that helps to decrease darkly pigmented areas. Retin a (tretinoin) along with the kojic acid can augment the effectiveness in reducing areas of hyper pigmentation. Remember to practice safe sun exposure by always wearing a good sunscreen to prevent further pigmentation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use kojic acid soap? I've heard that it can cause cell mutation on some mammals. I would plan to use it once a day each night.

Is it safe to use kojic acid soap? I've heard that it can cause cell mutation on some mammals. I would plan to use it once a day each night.

Check out this link.: Too much use of this soap may increase the risk of skin cancer. Discuss with ur dr or dermatologist for any concern. Take care! Http://kojicacidsoap. Info/2013/05/17/how-often-should-you-use-kojic-acid-soap/. ...Read more

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Are glutathione and kojic acid (topical; in the form of soap) both safe for breastfeeding moms? Thank you.

Are glutathione and kojic acid (topical; in the form of soap) both safe for breastfeeding moms? Thank you.

Unstudied products: These two chemicals have not been studied to prove their safety while breastfeeding. It is unlikely that these two are putting your baby at risk but we cannot say with 100% certainty. ...Read more

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What body soap and body lotion safe for pregnancy? I been using whitening soap likes kojic acid before I got pregnant. Do I need to stop using?

What body soap and body lotion safe for pregnancy? I been using whitening soap likes kojic acid before I got pregnant. Do I need to stop using?

Dove, Caress, Ivory: Here are three soaps that work well with your sensitive pregnant vulva and will still provide adequate cleansing. ...Read more

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My 7 years old son has a sort of fungus on his two knees, so can I bath him with kojic acid soap..

My 7 years old son has a sort of fungus on his two knees, so can I bath him with kojic acid soap..

Sort of: Not sure what you mean when you say fungus Skin fungus is not common o. That part of the body, usually it occurs where the skin is most and warn. ..ugh the soap you are using but is safe best to post a pic so the doc can see what those knees look like ...Read more

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Can I use kojic acid soap while getting laser hair removal?

Can I use kojic acid soap while getting laser hair removal?

IN MY OPINION: NO! .....it is HARSH, IRRITATING...and you already are having a possibly "irritating" procedure being performed!

My opinion only!

Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the best soap for me. I've oily skin, pimples, redspot & darkspot on my face. What soap? Is it cetaphil, acne soap, kojic or oatmeal soap?

What is the best soap for me. I've oily skin, pimples, redspot & darkspot on my face. What soap? Is it cetaphil, acne soap, kojic or oatmeal soap?

You can always try..: Cetaphil oil control soap, if that doesn't work try a brand called "boots" this can be found at target. If that doesn't work contact me again and I will recommend stronger washes :]. ...Read more

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How often should I use feminime hygiene soap? Is it safe for daily use?

How often should I use feminime hygiene soap? Is it safe for daily use?

Not useful: Feminine hygiene soaps and sprays are really not necessary. They contain artificial fragrances and alcohols which can irritate delicate genital tissue, leading to inflammation and possibly infection. Daily use of a hypoallergenic soap, such as Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser, should be sufficient. ...Read more

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I believe I have a chalazion. I want to pop it in the shower after I've been in there for a while so the steam can make the puss inside easier to come out. Then i'll clean it after with soap. Do you think that's safe?

I believe I have a chalazion. I want to pop it in the shower after I've been in there for a while so the steam can make the puss inside easier to come out. Then i'll clean it after with soap. Do you think that's safe?

Don't pop it!: Popping can force germs into the eyelid farther. Do use hot compresses for 30 min at a time, with an hour off between) and this may cause it to drain. If it is no better after 3 days, or gets a lot worse, or if you have increasing redness, swelling of the eyelid, or fever, or blurry vision, get seen right away at your doc, an UC or an ER. ...Read more

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Is soap safe to use on open wounds?

Is soap safe to use on open wounds?

Yes: Wash wound with soap and water to clean it out then rinse with water. This will wash dirt and bacteria out of the wound. ...Read more

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When is it safe to wash my baby with regular soap?

When is it safe to wash my baby with regular soap?

As soon as you want: Your baby doesn't do much to get themselves dirty, so most babies do not need a bath more than once or twice a week. Until the cord has fallen off and has healed, your baby's belly shouldn't be immersed in water, so that means sponge bathing. It's ok to use soap right after birth, just use a mild soap intended for infants. ...Read more

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Is dove bar soap really safe to use as facial wash?

Is dove bar soap really safe to use as facial wash?

Wash: Dove is considered one of the more milder soaps. Soaps are always more drying in general compared to non soap cleansers such as cetaphil or cereve cleansers which are a benefit to those with sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Is it safer to take your own purell or use restroom soap when on a car ride?

Is it safer to take your own purell or use restroom soap when on a car ride?

Unclear question: Using a bar soap is certainly not sanitary. If there is a dispenser, that is better. Purell doesn't remove particles and debris. Handwashing and rinsing does. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use arbutin soap everyday to lighten the skin?

Is it safe to use arbutin soap everyday to lighten the skin?

Yes: Arbutin soap is used to lighten skin tone. I have not heard of any side effects. It takes daily use for 3 months at least to see a difference. If no change in 3 months, please stop using it. ...Read more

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Is dial antibacterial bathing soap safe? I take 3 showers a day and use or excessively.

Is dial antibacterial bathing soap safe? I take 3 showers a day and use or excessively.

Dry skin: Dial was the first company to sell antibacterial soap in the us. It is a deodorant soap- it can be quite drying. I would be concerned that your skin would become overly drying if washing this often with this soap. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use feminine wash daily? Or an ordinary soap, such as dove, would be enough?

Is it safe to use feminine wash daily? Or an ordinary soap, such as dove, would be enough?

Never douche: Douching ("feminine wash") is not necessary for health or hygiene, and it increases the risk of vaginal infections. Don't do it, either with a feminine product, soap, or anything else. If you have symptoms that make you worried about a vaginal infection (discharge, odor, itching), douching won't cure it and could make it worse. See a doctor for professional diagnosis and treatment advice. ...Read more

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Is antibacterial soap healthierand safer to use than regular soap?

Is antibacterial soap healthierand safer to use than regular soap?

Regular is fine: Regular soap kills bacteria too. For normal use, it's all you need. ...Read more