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Mac Makeup Cosmetics
Make up and comedone: In general, make up products that are oil free and water based are less likely to cause acne. But contrary to common belief, comedones happen due to clogged hair follicles. An inflammatory condition, that includes both comedones and inflamed pustules and pimples is called acne. Increased oil production during teenage period, premenstrual period, or in women with pros may cause acne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cosmetics is a topic that includes the appearance-enhancing techniques that beauticians do, plus the medical equipment (such as lasers) and procedures available for decreasing or removing skin discolorations, minor birthmarks, freckles, wrinkles, tattoos, age spots, scars, body ...Read more
Is it safe to wear makeup, especially liquid foundation, that contain parabens? Do parabens in makeup cause breast cancer?
It may: Yes it may work well for fine lines. However, this is not a definitive measure, results might not be lasting unless used periodically. Dermatologist know this best. Consult your dr. And remember that those are potentially teratogenic agents (retinol and derivatives), may harm a fetus so make sure that you have no plans to get pregnant around the time that you use it. Best wishes. ...Read more
I use some topical products that contain paraben such as eyeshadows, compact powder, shampoos/conditioners, lotions. I'm currently 29w pregnant. Harm?
No: If you do not get a violent, red, itchy reaction, then you can continue to use them. ...Read more
No Evidence: Acne is caused by plugging of hair follicle units (excess oil/debris/bacteria) & inflammation; genetically determined. Therapy includes topical/oral meds & more to control infection/inflammation. Evidence does not support any advantage to using organic vs. synthetically derived makeup. Organics are usually more expensive as well. An oil and alcohol-free makeup w/ sunblock should work well. ...Read more
Products aging skin am/pm creams moisturizers.Sun damage, wrinkles, dark eye circle, large pores for very sensitive skin with no fragrance been using ceraphil gentle cleanser and vanicream?
Skin issues: It is difficult to know what your question is based on your description. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
What cleansers do dermatologists recommend for oily skin? Non drying that will remove makeup as well. Any price range
Products for oily sk: You can try OTC products for oily skin first, ie nutrogena products and Aveeno brands for oily skin application. They can remove makeup as well without drying too much. If not better after trial, contact derm MD virtual appt thru healthtap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any peel-off masks good 4 oily,coarse,ruddy,shiny,flaky skin w very visible pores&occasional mild acne?What about niacinamide?Tretinoin?What makeup??
Glycolic, tretinoin: Glycolic acid face masks can be helpful in situations like yours for the acne, blackhead exenteration and exfoliation, but only has short term results. Tretinoin , if your skin is not too sensitive for it, is an effective option for reversal and prevention of acne as well as the uv damage reversal and reducing wrinkle progression, but takes a few months. Niacinamide has mixed results. ...Read more
Is it safe to apply makeup in pregnancy? I use top end Mac cosmetics? Worried about baby’s safety. 28wks pregnant
Basic rule: The creams or lotions you apply to your regular or facial skin do not have chemicals that enter your blood trough your skin barrier. To effect your developing baby a med or chemical must be absorbed trough that barrier or taken another way that enters your blood. ...Read more