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Doctor insights on: Lotion Creams Moisturize Skin

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Does moisturing cream lighten the skin?

Does moisturing cream lighten the skin?

Thanks for asking!: Not really, the skin lighteners are usually the hydroquiones and many botanticals that end in the word berry and kojic acid. The best defense is spf moisturizer every day and go see your dermatologist for other options like lasers, chemical peels and other devices. ...Read more

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Can nivea soft refreshing moisturising cream lighten the skin?

Can nivea soft refreshing moisturising cream lighten the skin?

Skin lightening: No. It is very unlikely that a non-prescription lotion will lighten your skin. ...Read more

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Will skin lotion eliminate scars?

Will skin lotion eliminate scars?

Best Scar Management: Best Scar Management is important to minimize or completely hide from view, the telltale signs of your surgery—namely, scars. Both you and your surgeon want you to have the most minimal scarring possible. There are many possible causes for scars that are enlarged or not healing well. Here are some simple tips - se link: http://drnichter.com/best-scar-management/ ...Read more

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Compare epiceram skin barrier or fluocinonide cream?

Compare epiceram skin barrier or fluocinonide cream?

Different: Epiceram is barrier repair cream and has no antiinflammatory properties. These are often used in combination to quiet eczema.Once improved the epiceram would be continued and the steroid cream slowly stopped. ...Read more

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Can differin (adapalene) cream darken my skin tone?

Can differin (adapalene) cream darken my skin tone?

Qualified yes: Differin (adapalene) can make you more sensitive to the sun. So if differin (adapalene) is increasing sensitivity to sunlight or causing irritation it is possible that the skin color can darken. Use sunscreen/avoid the sun. Darkening is more prominent in darker baseline skin colors. ...Read more

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Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream clog pores?

Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream clog pores?

No: Not ever had that happen.I also like a&d ointment, boudreaux's butt paste, calendula...As options. ...Read more

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Can skin lightening creams lighten the skin too much?

Ask Michael Jackson: Yes, they can. We use a 4% hydroquinone at my practice, but a 20% like benoquin (monobenzone) can bleach you forever. Over the counter products are typically ok. ...Read more

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Does cetaphil gentle skin cleanser cause facial acne?

Does cetaphil gentle skin cleanser cause facial acne?

Unlikley: You can stop using it and see if it clears up, but doubtful that it is the cause of your acne. Look closely at diet. ...Read more

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How does lotion and creams help moisturize my skin?

Creams help skin: Creams are better than lotions for skin. Creams help the skin retain water or hydrate the skin which keeps it from drying out. If your skin becomes too dry, it becomes itchy and can develop a variety of rashes and may crack and or bleed and become infected. Good hydrated skin prevents these problems. ...Read more

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Skin care for oily skin? How often to wash, exfoliate, moisturize?

Skin care for oily skin?  How often to wash, exfoliate, moisturize?

Washing/oily skin: At least twice a day. But best to see a doctor or derma to advise exactly for you. ...Read more

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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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Can daktacort cream lighten the skin?

Probably not: Daktacort cream is a combination of 2% Miconazole (antifungal) and 1% Hydrocortisone (steroid). Potent topical steroids can certainly lighten the skin (triamcinolone, clobetasol as examples). However, 1% Hydrocortisone is a fairly weak steroid. It is not likely to cause lightening of your skin. If you feel it has done so then i would stop it and seek an opinion from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can ketoconazole cream heals acne?

Can ketoconazole cream heals acne?

No: It's great for the folliculitis variant of tinea versicolor / pityrosporum infection, which is famously confused with acne. Any doubt, get seen by a physician who's good at this stuff. ...Read more

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Is cetaphil gentle cleanser and moisturizing lotion good for acne?

Is cetaphil gentle cleanser and moisturizing lotion good for acne?

No it will not: Cetaphil lotion is a moisturizing lotion for dry skin and will not help acne.You need benzyl peroxide, with antibiotic local or oral and may need retinoids locally. ...Read more

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What skin moisturizers make your skin glow?

Various: Jergens makes a good one called soft shimmer radiance moisturizer. Clean and clear makes a line called "morning glow." aveeno (oatmeal) positively radiant facial cleanser gives you an instant glow. Yes to carrots body lotion /body butter. Mario badescu seaweed night cream works great overnight! ...Read more

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How does lotion and creams help moisturize my skin?

Creams help skin: Creams are better than lotions for skin. Creams help the skin retain water or hydrate the skin which keeps it from drying out. If your skin becomes too dry, it becomes itchy and can develop a variety of rashes and may crack and or bleed and become infected. Good hydrated skin prevents these problems. ...Read more

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What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand

What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand

Atopic dermatitis: There are a lot of choices. Eucern, Cephadil, Aveno, Lubiderm, basically any cream with glycerin as the active ingredient should be adequate. ...Read more

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Is there cream or lotion that you would recommend to firm the skin on my penile shaft and to moisturize the glans?

See details: Nothing will firm the skin. Try a hand lotion for the other. My best suggestion is to stop fixating on your penis. ...Read more

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Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Maybe neither.: Dry scaly palm may be eczema and would respond better to topical steroids such as fluocinonide. If you are happy using petroleum jelly use the one that seems to work the best for you. ...Read more

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I have MRSA is there any type lotion i can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

I have MRSA is there any type lotion i can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

MRSA: Where do you have the skin infection? You could wash your skin with an anti microbial soap such as dial or hibiclens and then put on any moisturizer that you like. Use a new tube or bottle of it so that the moisturizer is uncontaminated. More importantly, MRSA is not a permanent condition (eg. Like herpes) so it can be cured. Some people are carriers of MRSA in the nose which requires treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

BEST BODY LOTION+++: THE BEST BODY LOTION/MOISTURIZER FOR YOU IS WHAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU! YOU ARE UNIQUE! TRY THEM ALL! SEE IF YOU CAN GET SAMPLES FROM THE COSMETIC COMPANIES OR MANUFACTURERS. BEST LUCK . . . ...Read more

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I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?

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Dry skin: if symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, no special moisturizer, any good one can do, the idea is to trap the moisture right after hydrating your skin, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more

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Bar soap or a cleanser to clean my face? And moisturizer or lotion for very dry, acne prone skin? My skin always feels dry and tight!

Bar soap or a cleanser to clean my face? And moisturizer or lotion for very dry, acne prone skin? My skin always feels dry and tight!

Good skin care: Although visiting a dermatologist to determine the cause (hormonal, skin care, topical reaction, etc) may be the best first step. A variety of skin care regimens ranging from gentle cleansers with appropriate moisturizers and exfoliation with the possible prescription of oral or topical retinoids may be a good beginning. However topical antibiotics, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, etc may help. ...Read more

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I am from India. can you please recommend me day cream/ moisturizer for face? My skin is normal n fair but it's not flawless and also looks dull.

I am from India. can you please recommend me day cream/ moisturizer for face? My skin is normal n fair but it's not flawless and also looks dull.

Start simple: General advise: Drink at least 64oz of water daily(Best way to improve skin). A lemon face mask is a simple way to cleanse. Apply 1 TBSP of fresh lemon, let dry and wipe off using cloth&clean water(May sting at 1st). Borage/ flaxseed oil capsules improve dullness (Wonderful). Aloe vera based natural creams are best for night application. Ask your dermatologist for specific creams for your skin. ...Read more

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My skin becomes dry after I wash my face. I apply "boro plus" cream. Can I apply sunscreen after applying a moisturizer ?

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

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I m little black. I have a combination skin. Can u suggest me a best lightening cream, cleanser, toner and moisturizer which is available in tamilnadu. ?

I m little black. I have a combination skin. Can u suggest me a best lightening cream, cleanser, toner and moisturizer which is available in tamilnadu. ?

Pangea organics: Are certified organic, gluten free and botanical based (not dangerous chemicals) skincare products. I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin. They clear up your skin without being harsh or drying it out. It gives you travel sized version of the face cleanser, toner, scrub, masque and cream for only $34 and free shipping only at http://pangeaorganics.Com/parties/1167. ...Read more

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I am from tamil nadu. I am 24 age. I am little dark and also have a combination skin. Suggest good lightening cream, toner, cleanser, sunsc moisturizer ?

I am from tamil nadu. I am 24 age.  I am little dark and also have a combination skin. Suggest good lightening cream, toner, cleanser, sunsc moisturizer ?

Pangea organics: I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://bit.ly/146axow. ...Read more

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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. ?

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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What is a good cream moisturizer i can use my skin is ashy and dry from claravis/ isotreitnion. Need a good 1 dat doesn't cause pimples/ brakeouts?

Shea butter: Is natural and non greasy. It helps moisturize, great for the winter. You can get it in the health food store. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can Marigold cream(Calendula officinalis) help much in healing rough dry red skin after irritant dermatitis?can i combine it with another moisturizer?

Calendula Cream: Calendula, a plant extract, has been used throughout history in skin preparations. Calendula is beneficial for dry or damaged skin and also promotes the fast healing and regeneration of the skin thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. ...Read more

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My acne products cause my skin to peel and dry, but i've got combination oily and dry skin. I don't want to use a cream moisturizer, what should I do?

My acne products cause my skin to peel and dry, but i've got combination oily and dry skin. I don't want to use a cream moisturizer, what should I do?

Try pangea organics: I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://bit.ly/146axow. ...Read more

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I have very dry,itchy skin(neck, groin) problem for past 2 year. Tried all creams/moisturizer butno relief. Any tips on change in lifestyle/food habit?

I have very dry,itchy skin(neck, groin) problem for past 2 year. Tried all creams/moisturizer butno relief. Any tips on change in lifestyle/food habit?

See dermatologist: With a list of the treatments you have tried and how long you used them. Food allergies are not likely the cause of your dry skin. More likely something irritating the skin locally. Wear natural fiber clothes eg cotton and use a mild soap. ...Read more

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I have a reddish skin and have a lot of pimples on my forehead . I have tired all the methods such as cream , moisturizer . How do I reduce them ?

I have a reddish skin and have a lot of pimples on my forehead . I have tired all the methods such as cream , moisturizer . How do I reduce them ?

Real acne Rx: Forget creams and moisturizers. They don't work. You're almost a grown man & you have a right to effective rx. Benzoyl peroxide for two weeks, then as that probably won't get the job done, visit your physician. A retinoic acid derivative and/or Clindamycin topically is likely to clear the disease you describe; harder cases respond to systemic antibiotics or accutane. Good luck. ...Read more