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Melacare Skin Cream Disadvantage
Is there any side effects for melacare and skin lite creams in our body. And I would like to know for what purpose it is actually used.
Lighten skin: Like most creams you could be allergic to these creams and they can darken the skin instead of lightening the skin if you don't do sun protection. ...Read more
Yes: This question is very vague, but there are now many topical medications that are applied to the skin, get absorbed into the area, and work well without hardly any of the medicine being absorbed systemically. If you are just looking for a moisturizer, use ones that are water based for a non-sticky feeling. ...Read more
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
Very Little or Lots: The devil is in the details or in this case, the ingredients. Many anti-aging creams are merely snake oil as they will only moisturize skin, giving it a temporary look of improvement. True anti-aging creams have medically active ingredients and usually higher concentrations that can be purchased in a drug or department store and often need to be obtained from a prescribing or dispensing physician. ...Read more
Fair Skin: There are no miracle creams that will immediately lighten skin. For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with high SPF. Apply as often as needed. 2. Wears hat or other clothing to protect skin from Sun’s UV rays. 3. Avoid mid-day sun. A med like hydroquinone may take months to work & it’s use would be limited to a particular site on the body. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause discoloring of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also the cause of the discoloration. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Dermisa: But individual variation occurs.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes it can cause stretchmarks.Get a more detailed answer ›
LIGHTENING SKIN: Hydroquinone (4%) is a chemical that can lighten skin color. Most of the ones that work are prescription products and are quite expensive. You can try an over-the-counter one called ambi. This might help and it's not pricey like the others. But it's only 2% hydroquinone. ...Read more
Soft skin: The key to soft skin is hydration. An easy trick that is not only the best moisturizer but also the least expensive is vasaline hydrotherapy. While your skin is soaking wet (after shower/bath) rub petroleum jelly into the wet skin for 30 sec then towel dry. Although this sounds disgusting and gross, if done correctly, you won't believe how nice your skin will feel. ...Read more
Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
What cream should I use to lighten up the color of my skin is there any brand you would recommend?
Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is the active ingredient in most creams that are effective in lightening skin. There are numerous otc products, but most are of limited efficacy. Prescription hydroquinone creams work better. The highest safe strength is 4% - above that, paradoxical skin *darkening* has been reported. Insurance won't cover lightening creams because they are not considered "medically necessary.". ...Read more
Instead of using skin cream for healthier skin, I want to use food. What is a good diet for this goal?
Skin health: Diet matters. Eat balanced, mostly unrefined, unprocessed foods. For protein, egg whites, quinoa, soy, white fish, very lean poultry breast or sirloin. Eat no more than 4 oz of any meat /day. NO animal=NO saturated fats. Only polyunsaturated fats, plant oils. NO refined, processed carbs. Only whole fruits, veggies, whole grains -- mostly oatmeal and brans. Load w antioxidants=fruit-veg. Eat nuts. ...Read more
My skin is dry, I feel it most of the time, its annoying, I don't want to use creams and moischerizes anymore,?
See a Dermatologist:
There may be a MEDICAL reason for the excessive dryness (for example low thyroid function) Get it checkd out!!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
I want to be a cabincrew I need to get a clear and fair skin coplexion can you suggest any creams or medicines?
Topical benzoyl peroxide cream 5% overnight. Can bleach pillow cases, use white. Salicylic acid wash lather in wait 5 min rinse. Prescription antibiotics, spironolactone, are safe and effect. Accutane is a very strong drug that can cure acne in 90% of cases but can
have some side effects that you need to understand.
Only prescribed by dermatologists. Usually take it for
5 months, and stop. ...Read more
Hi! Can recommend me a cream that I can use to even out and brighten my skin, more specifically asian skin. Thanks.
Skin brightening: Hi! Can recommend me a cream that I can use to even out and brighten my skin, more specifically asian skin. Thanks. ANS: I do not understand what you mean by brighten your skin. Beware of creams that claim they can change lighten skin. Be blessed you have healthy skin. ...Read more
I'm dark tan and after using lot of fairness creams, nothing works. Is there any other way to have a fair radiant skin naturally?
Sunblock moisturizer: Dark tan is a natural color. Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. A person should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening. ...Read more
I have a dry patch of skin above my upper Lipton the border. I have tried different creams but nothing is working. Any suggestions would great.
UPPER LIP DRY PATCH: SUGGESTION: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST!Get a more detailed answer ›
My skin becomes very dry during winters. I have used different creams but then also my skin becomes dry. Why it happens and how can it be cured.
Hi, Am a fair guy in Nigeria and I don't know the cream to use on my skin and because of that, my skin is getting dark. Please which cream should I use?
Best skin cream: The best thing to do to keep skin younger looking is to avoid sun exposure and to use a sunscreen on a daily basis. That will help prevent sun damage and many aging changes. The best prescription creams to help reverse some of the fine wrinkles and aging changes are retinoinds, like tretinoin and its relatives. These can be irritating so start using them slowly and use sun protection. ...Read more
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