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Dr. James Dukelow
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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Overview)

When the skin is dry or injured, moisturizing creams or lotions can be both soothing and helpful.


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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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Dr. James Dukelow
257 doctors shared insights

Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Overview)

When the skin is dry or injured, moisturizing creams or lotions can be both soothing and helpful.


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What are some good moisturizing creams, lotions, and soaps for dry patches everywhere on my body?

What are some good moisturizing creams, lotions, and soaps for dry patches everywhere on my body?

Use: Use dove oil of olay soaps and cera ve cream as a moisturizer. The most important thing is to make bathing water lukewarm because hot water really drys skin out. ...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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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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Is it necessary to use facial moisturizer? If so, does a cream moisturizer clog pores?

Is it necessary to use facial moisturizer? If so, does a cream moisturizer clog pores?

Facial moisturizer: You don't need to use a facial moisturizer especially if your skin is normal or oily. If it is dry, you may to keep it soft and pliable. Cream moisturzer does clog pores, so if you're suffering from acne or other skin issues, consult with dermatologist prior to using those products. ...Read more

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What is the most popular facial cream for men for general moisturizer and age-fighting?

What is the most popular facial cream for men for general moisturizer and age-fighting?

Renova (tretinoin): When using renova, (tretinoin) you should begin to notice your skin becoming smoother and softer within the first month or two. Within three to four months, you may notice a reduction in fine facial wrinkles. Additional benefits should be apparent within five to six months of therapy. This is a prescription medication. ...Read more

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Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby cream as my facial moisturizer ?

Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby cream as my facial moisturizer ?

Yes: I often recommed cetaphil or aquafor but aveno is okay. Use it sparingly. Putting things on the face can cause rashes too. ...Read more