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Antibacterial soap good for skin infections?

Antibacterial soap good for skin infections?

Probably not: Antibiotic soap can prevent infections, but it's unlikely to treat them once they happen. ...Read more

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Any natural astringent for oily skin?

Any natural astringent for oily skin?

Go natural: Try pangea organics toners. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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Is natural aloe vera plant good to apply for dry skin?

Is natural aloe vera plant good to apply for dry skin?

Aloe Vera: Aloe vera is used as a treatment for burns. It may be an ingredient in a lotion but aloe vera is not used as a solo agent for dry skin. ...Read more

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What's the optimal natural soap for sensitive, acne prone skin?

What's the optimal natural soap for sensitive, acne prone skin?

Hypoallergenic: Basis soap, neutrogena, and ivory snow are easy to get and are free of the artificial chemicals that are problems for some people. If you have acne, and benzoyl peroxide has failed, get with your physician; he/she can manage it. ...Read more

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Need some medication for inflamed skin after applying 5% benzoyl peroxide for acne type of skin is sensitive?

Need some medication for inflamed skin after applying 5% benzoyl peroxide for acne type of skin is sensitive?

Several options: Stop using the benzoyl peroxide and get with your physician. You may be able to tolerate salicylic acid or a retinoic acid derivative. For now, aloe vera or a moisturizer should help. There are other medications for acne that are worth trying; remember not to use antibiotics as monotherapy. ...Read more

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What's a good anti wrinkle cream for acne prone skin?

What's a good anti wrinkle cream for acne prone skin?

Retin-a: The best anti wrinkle and anti acne cream is retin-a. It helps exfoliate the skin and helps build collagen and elastin. Using a low dose and working up to higher doses is better than starting at the highest dose since most people can not tolerate it. ...Read more

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What are some good soaps/body washes for sensitive skin and prevention of yeast infections?

What are some good soaps/body washes for sensitive skin and prevention of yeast infections?

Read the labels: Soaps or body washes that have no color, no fragrance and are specifically made for sensitive skin are your best choices. Other options to help prevent yeast infections are using cotton, or cotton lined, underwear. ...Read more

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What is a good skin treatment for dry skin & acne for sensitive skin?

What is a good skin treatment for dry skin & acne for sensitive skin?

Avene products: For sensitive dry skin and acne, try to use the avene line which is made for dry and sensitive skin. Over the counter cetaphil is fine but benzoyl peroxide should be used sparining. Also using omega 3 fish oil, vitamin b and d can help with skin healing. ...Read more

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Which tretinoin cream is best for skin discoloration?

Which tretinoin cream is best for skin discoloration?

Any strength: Tretinoin cream comes in 3 different strengths, and one should first start with the mildest strength. It helps with acne and also helps to fade fine wrinkles if used religiously. It's best to graduate to the strongest concentration to get the best result. Skin discoloration is another issue and can be treated with different drugs, hydroquinone cream being one. ...Read more

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Natural remedies for fairer glowing skin for men?

Natural remedies for fairer glowing skin for men?

Beta Carotene: Carrot juice, a great source for beta carotene can create a glowing complexion in some. ...Read more

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What is the most effective skin whitening cream for asian indian skin?

What is the most effective skin whitening cream for asian indian skin?

Skin whitening cream: I would ask a Dr in your location what they prefer and have had the best luck with. As far as I know none have been tested for safety and effectiveness. And some contain mercury. ...Read more

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Hi doc..is there any remedy for whitening skin except beauty creams?

Hi doc..is there any remedy for whitening skin except beauty creams?

Define "whitening".: Is your skin whitening all over, or in patches? How long has it been happening? Or do you mean your skin is dark and you want to lighten it? More info, please. ...Read more

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Which aveeno (oatmeal) facial cleanser is good for dry?

Which aveeno (oatmeal) facial cleanser is good for dry?

Limited ingredients: Aveeno (oatmeal) and cetaphil from otc use very few products. Physician grade skin care would be avene its great for sensitive skin. ...Read more

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What are some good antibacterial and antifungal facial cleanser?

What are some good antibacterial and antifungal facial cleanser?

Tea tree oil: Hibiclens may still be available, but there are products with "tea tree oil" at health food stores. It has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties. It can also be bought as the oil and applied sparingly. ...Read more

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Is aloe vesta hair and body wash good for someone with sensitive skin?

Is aloe vesta hair and body wash good for someone with sensitive skin?

Yes: Yes ... Aloe Vesta is a great product that is often used in the hospital for those with very sensitive skin. Hope that helps & good luck! ...Read more

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Is aloe vera lotion good for body skin such as even skin tone smooth skin & blemishes ?

Is aloe vera lotion good for body skin such as even skin tone smooth skin & blemishes ?

Not necessarily: Aloe (straight from the plant) can be helpful for healing burns or abrasions. But it is not an acne treatment. Some people can have significant sensitivity to aloe. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the best natural or homemade facial cleanser for oily and acne-prone skin?

Salicylic acid: Nothing is more natural than this substance which comes from willow trees. Use it as a wash as tolerated and this may be all you need to keep acne at bay. ...Read more

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