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Best remedy for sunburn skin discoloration?

Best remedy for sunburn skin discoloration?

Sunblock/BBL therapy: Sun burn discoloration can be a pink or brown color and if you use sunblock over a few weeks to months, it will settle. If not settling then there were likely other problems like infection that may have prolonged the inflammation. Rarely, broad based light (bbl) treatments may be needed to lighten the area. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sunburn (Definition)

An intense inflammatory response to excessive exposure to the sun that causes damage ...Read more


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What are the best natural remedies for skincare tips for sun damaged skin, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation?

What are the best natural remedies for skincare tips for sun damaged skin, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. 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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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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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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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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Is lemon a good skin bleaching home remedy? Hydroquinone makes dark spots worst

Is lemon a good skin bleaching home remedy? Hydroquinone makes dark spots worst

Not harmful: Lemon will have little effect on your skin except a mild astringent action. It will not be harmful however and you can use the residual material to make a nice lemonade. ...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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My skin is quite dark due to sun burn. Please recommend homemade remedies to lighten my skin?

My skin is quite dark due to sun burn. Please recommend homemade remedies to  lighten my skin?

Not homemade stuff: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up, but one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. If a sunburn has healed up, only time and protection from further sunlight will lighten the area. If a sunburn is new, Hydrocortisone for a few days may lessen skin inflammation/darkening. ...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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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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Is arnica mother tincture good for skin infection?

Is arnica mother tincture good for skin infection?

Arnica tincture: Tincture of the whole arnica plant is likely to be very concentrated, and could irritate your skin. What type of "skin infection" do you mean? You may want to have your doctor look at it first. Also, calendula homeopathic tincture may be used in water to cleanse the area. If you use the arnica mother tincture anyway, it will need to be diluted first. Do not use internally. ...Read more

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Any good natural remedies to get rid of dry skin?

Any good natural remedies to get rid of dry skin?

Fatty acids: Cerave is otc lotion which can help. Essential fatty a idsfound in flaxseed oil, borage oil or evening primrose oil can help dry skin from inside. There are blends avaiable labelled onega3-6-9. ...Read more

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Any home remedy for skin tags?

Any home remedy for skin tags?

How brave are you?: I have heard of people tying a thread around the base or using nail clippers (sterilized with alcohol first, of course). Better yet, just go see your local plastic surgeon or dermatologist and have him/her remove them for you. ...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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How to get rid of acne and acne scars (19year old)? Is there a natural remedy?

How to get rid of acne and acne scars (19year old)?  Is there a natural remedy?

No natural way: Prevention is the best treatment. Once a scar has formed it cannot be removed. There are some lasers that can improve scarring as can dermabrasion and some chemical peels good lick. ...Read more

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Best remedy for sunburn skin discoloration?

Sunblock/BBL therapy: Sun burn discoloration can be a pink or brown color and if you use sunblock over a few weeks to months, it will settle. If not settling then there were likely other problems like infection that may have prolonged the inflammation. Rarely, broad based light (bbl) treatments may be needed to lighten the area. ...Read more

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Experiencing some scalp redness or irritation, scalp tenderness to touch and felt like sunburn on top of head. Few small red `spots' seen at top of head. Dr says dry scalp. Washed hair daily, used hair spray frequently. Stopped routine. Treatment?

Experiencing some scalp redness or irritation, scalp tenderness to touch and felt like sunburn on top of head. Few small red `spots' seen at top of head. Dr says dry scalp. Washed hair daily, used hair spray frequently. Stopped routine. Treatment?

Dry hair: Shampoos are more drying than soap as they remove more hair oils. If you use shampoos it's important to follow with a hair conditioner to restore oils for your hair and scalp. A skilled beautician can evaluate your hair and advise you about its status and give you advice on your hair care and hair care products. ...Read more

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What is a natural remedy for a sun burn that stops the redness and burning sensation?

What is a natural remedy for a sun burn that stops the redness and burning sensation?

Sunburn severity?: If you have a mild sunburn, aloe-containing products can be very soothing. For more severe sunburn, and especially there is any chance it is infected or if it gets worse over time, see a heath care provider. Over-exposure to heat and sun can lead to heat-stroke; proper hydration and replenishment of body salts may be needed. For mild dehydration, consider drinks like gatorade. ...Read more

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Are there some natural remedies or cures for sunburn that actually work (and are ok on sensitive skin of face)?

Are there some natural remedies or cures for sunburn that actually work (and are ok on sensitive skin of face)?

Aloe Vera: Many people say aloe vera gel is very helpful and soothing especially when kept in the refrigerator. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for severe skin boils?

Hydranitis supprativ: You may be describing a serious skin condition hydranitis supprativa, which are reoccuring abcesses in the groin and underarms. This condition frequently requires surgery to get under control. Less frequent minor abcesses respond to frequent cleaning with soap and water, and attention to dryness, and episodic incision and drainage of individual abcesses. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin? What is the natural treatment for it?

What causes dry skin? What is the natural treatment for it?

Dry skin is usually: related to lack of a protein in the surface of your skin. Natural treatments are simple like using gentle skin cleansers, body oils and lubricants to seal in moisture, taking supplements like Vitamin B and E. I like adding petrolatem to my bathtub or when the skin is still wet. I also find urea or lactic acid based products work well ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a natural remedy for oily skin?

Oily skin: A dermatologist would be the best doc to answer this. From a natural medicine point of view, avoid transfats, oily foods, skin products that contain oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is a good natural remedy to get rid of regular skin warts on a child?

What is a good natural remedy to get rid of regular skin warts on a child?

Many things: Since warts are caused by viruses, often doing nothing will eventually lead to their resolution. However, lots don't get better on their own. Surprisingly duct tape has worked in some patients but otc wart treatments can also help. ...Read more

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I'd like to know what's the best natural remedy to lighten my underarm skin?

I'd like to know what's the best natural remedy to lighten my underarm skin?

Acanthosis nigricans: You might suffer from it, skin that is velvety and pigmented sometimes associated with diabetes and obesity. There is no, treatment yet. ...Read more

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What's the optimal natural remedy for skin fungus of the leg?

Depends on type...: The skin can become infected with several different types of fungus. One common type of fungal infection is called tinea versicolor. This can be treated by washing regularly with over the counter shampoos that contain selenium sulfide (certain type of "dandruff" shampoos). Hope that this helps! ...Read more

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What is the best natural remedy for a skin fungus on the leg?

What is the best natural remedy for a skin fungus on the leg?

A few types...: The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material (i know i'll take heat for this) like those manufactured by thorlo [http://www.Thorlo.Com/]. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent in your home overnight. ...Read more

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Have acne. Any natural treatment which can be practised at home? I have oily skin.

Have acne. Any natural treatment which can be practised at home? I have oily skin.

Go natural: Try pangea products. 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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On top of moisturiser, what is the best natural remedy to combat dry and itchy skin?

On top of moisturiser, what is the best natural remedy to combat dry and itchy skin?

Avoiding things: While moisturizers can help dry itchy skin, using a fragrance free/hypoallergenic soap can also help decrease your symtoms. Avoiding hot showers/baths may also help your symtoms. If you still have problems with these changes, your family doctor may be able to prescribe you an ointment to use to help treat your dry, itchy skin. ...Read more

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I have itching on stomach and hands, or just skin in general. How long should I try a natural remedy before deciding that it is actually working for me?

Beware: "natural" means nothing. Poison ivy is all natural. Try an otc cream for a few days, then see a professional. You may benefit from a dr. Don't assume that a clerk in a pharmacy or herb store knows any more than you do. ...Read more

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Is it okay to apple cider vinegar as natural Remedy for razor bumps? I use razor to shave my head

Is it okay to apple cider vinegar 
as natural Remedy for razor bumps?  I use razor to shave my head

RAZOR BUMP REMEDY: THERE IS NO NATURAL REMEDY FOR RAZOR BUMPS. IF IT IS BOTHERING YOU, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more