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Makeup Ok For Rosacea
Is microdermabrasion safe for skin with rosacea? I have some rosacea on my face – will microdermabrasion help with this or make it worse?
Retin A (tretinoin) Micro diluted with Emolene moisturiser. Is this effective for comedonal acne? Derm asked me to leave it on only for 10 minutes every day.
How could to know, itch cause dryeye, allergy or eyelid dermatitis? No red, hurt.Dont use lenses, eye makeup for 7months, md said allergy, but no meds work.
See eye doctor: Your description is unclear. Do your eyes hurt or itch? ...Read more
See a doctor: If you have pigmentation problems, there are no over the counter treatments that will help. Using a skin product with hydroquinone 4% coupled with chemical peels and possibly other prescription products will help. Using sunblock will decrease the degree of further pigmentation. Good luck ...Read more
27yo.Been precscribed Epiduo for face acne, used it 3 months.Ruined my eyelids skin, now im using elidel (pimecrolimus) for eyelids dermatitis but is not improving.
Keep it moist: Please avoid epiduo around the eye, Epiduo is mixture of Retinoid and Benzoyl perdoxde, it's very irritant to the skin especially around the eye. You can use it separately and make sure wash the benzoyl right away. For your lids pls wash it with cold water and place either Shea oil, Coconut oil or Vaseline A&D ointment to keep the skin moist. Stop other creams or treatments. Keep it sample ...Read more
Is baby oil safe to remove makeup and eye makeup? I have clear skin, but scared of breakouts. How about Vaseline?
Hi doctors. Applying clindamycin solution then aha lotion then kojic acid cream for night is good for the face? Is there other regimen for this?
Do i put face lotion, sunscreen, then my makeup, or sunscreen, face lotion, makeup. What is the best face regimen for a very sensitive skin woman?
Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes.Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?
Is cosmetics okay for oily skin (plus acne)? & if it's okay, what kind of cosmetics should I use? What about sunscreen, bb cream etc? Thank you :)
Cosmetics: I think it's time for you to go to a Hair place and see what they can best do for you! I'm confident your will look great! ...Read more
Cetaphil: Try cetaphil or purpose.Get a more detailed answer ›
Was told (in this app) that tret won't fade post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.what can an aesthetician or derm do for PIH on dark skin? Time no work
Obagi/dermesse: Dr. Obagi specifically invented his skin care program to address hyperpigmentation issues as well as fine wrinkling, superficial scarring and enlarged pores. Retin-a is part of the program but hydroxyquinone is the part that addresses the pigmentation problems. There are other doctor prescribed treatments along these lines and treatment and results are pretty darn good. ...Read more
Using tretenoin cream for acne with daily sulfur wash! Need moisture for dry/sensitive skin! Any chemical-free alternatives for cetaphil/cerave??
Dermatology I use prescription wash, aczone & climacin (?) on face. Is it ok to use skin lotions & when/type, besides spf? I'm 48 fair/sensitive skin. Thx
Yes: Yes skin lotions are advised as the products you use may cause dryness on the skin. It is best to use non-comedogenic lotions that hydrate the skin like cereve or cetaphil. Most dermatology offices will have good recommendations for products or even have professional products in their offices to use. Perhaps the dermatologist who prescribed your acne meds can help with a lotion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers