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Fruit peel: One of my favorites is to exfoliate with a fruit mask. To make a fruit mask, mix a small amount of apples, oranges, strawberries, and grapes in a blender or food processor--about 1/2 cup of each. Clean your face and apply a thin coat of honey and the fruit mixture. Allow the mixture to set for 12 to 15 minutes and rinse. This natural mask is good for all skin types and will leave your skin glowing. ...Read more
Why do skinniest models fit the beauty ideal of thinness.? Does media view justify thier harsh criticism of regular girls?
No: The liberal media has done more to damage our health than we can imagine. They glamorize the skinny models and at the same time support the advertisement of poisonous foods with sugar, chemicals and pesticides. Our society is confused by this and that is why we have such a dliemma with our weight - both over and under. Rejoice in your healthy weight, and turn a deaf ear to the media! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well ...: There can be quite a few reasons for uneven skin tones (predisposed genetic influenced, inflammatory processes, overexposure leading to genetic damage, etc.) so your best bet is to probably see a dermatologist to find the exact product that's right for you. Obagi is a good line of products are medical grade quality that many of my colleagues use. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Beautiful gorgeous hair as celebrity people have (shiny smooth hair) taking all possible measures like taking nutritious diet, exercise, sls free sham?
My Opinion Only: The best way to ensure the healthiest hair is to be the healthiest YOU can be. Your general nutrition is the major contributor to healthy hair. The hair you see "on" so called celebrities more likely than not take HOURS of PROFESSIONAL work to obtain and "last" ONLY as LONG as the appearance or performance!! Just avoid such idiocies as FREQUENT BRUSHING which only causes premature hair loss! Z ...Read more
Bladder Ca walk: In a refreshing change from the popular mammogram-machine-sponsored breast cancer marches, there's a bladder cancer march on may 4, 2013. http://www.inspire.com/groups/bladder-cancer-advocacy-network/discussion/mobile-alabama-walk-for-bladder-cancer-may-4-2013-1/ here's their logo, I am betting cystoscope manufacturers are sponsoring it. It's all good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a flat mole (single freckle/beauty mark) become cancerous like regular past the surface moles do?
Yes: The presence of a flat mole, one that is irregular in shape and has variegated colors withi grey and dark brown areas represent the superficial moles that undergo malignant transformation leading to a nodular growth. The superficial melanomas less than 1mm thick are for the most part in-situ but as thickness (Breslow) develops , not so much as depth of penetration (Clark),it is now invasive. ...Read more
Healthy living: what furniture stores are particularly good about selling furniture that's free of vocs?
Hastens for beds: The gold standard, at least for "green" bedding, is hastens. The company reports it meets standards set by Öko-tex and others for home and environmental health. Mattresses are made with cotton and even horsehair! ...Read more
Relapse, will invisalign or a removable appliance move my teeth back? Pics w/ phone - webcam
Not diagnostic: Your picture indicates upper and lower anterior crowding. What is not discernible is the amount of bone support. Straightening teeth with inadequate bone support is doomed to failure. Fixed appliances may be necessary. With your history once a solution is found, aggressive post-correction retention will be mandatory. See a qualified Orthodontic Specialist. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Depends: On your age and history. Most halo nevi (moles) occur in young people and represent the body's immune mchanism getting rid of the moles. However, the immune system can also attack cancerous moles (melanoma) and give a halo-like appearance. Best to have all halo nevi evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
A1 tooth shade vs b1 tooth shade? What's whiter/ brighter. Also, what is the whitest non bleach tooth shade?
See a dermatologist: Scars can be treated to reduce size or coloration. A dermatologist or a plastic surgeon can help evaluate and recommend treatments for you. Sometimes injecting a scar with steroids will help as will surgical revision (i.e. Give you another scar that is smaller or less noticeable). ...Read more
Which is safer for removal of under eye dark circles; palomar skin rejuvenation or silhouette tone ultrasound? Worried about thinned skin and fat loss
I'm having chickenpox BLACK SCAR of 6mm diameter CIRCLE ON RIGHTCHEEK ON FACEsince 12years.Its prominent coz of my fair skin.Its keeping girls away.
You really need: to see a Dermatologist with a specialty in COSMETOLOGY AND "MICRO-surgery" a local University Teaching Hospital is where I would go if possible! Hope this helps..and good luck! Dr Z ...Read more
No: I disagree that "more research is needed." The case is closed -- cell phone radiation isn't the kind that damages genes or tissues. You might as well be afraid of music on the radio. These fears have been kept alive by fearmongers for their own purposes and the venality of politicians. I know no physician or scientist who I work with who is afraid of health effects from cell phones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer