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How to apply a face cream.

How to apply a face cream.

Depends: There are multiple face creams with multiple purposes. What did you buy it for? Some are for moisturizing, others for exfoliation, anti-aging, pigment removal, etc. If you look at skin care guidelines available at Skin Care Guidelines - SkinCarePhysicians.com you should be on the right track ...Read more

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Which face cream to lighten the skin colour?

Which face cream to lighten the skin colour?

Skin lightening: Hydroquinone in various percnetages-mostly commonly 4% lightens dark spots and gives a more even skin tone. ...Read more

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Have breakouts from rich face cream. Should i get laser resurfacing on my face?

Have breakouts from rich face cream. Should i get laser resurfacing on my face?

Not at first: I would first recommend you stop the face cream, and switch to an acne-control regimen. Retin-a, or other retinoids, are very helpful for this. Then, you can better assess what the next step should be. ...Read more

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Im 26 years old .my eyes tears when I put makeup,face cream,in strong light,cold rooms.what to do?!

Im 26 years old .my eyes tears when I put makeup,face cream,in strong light,cold rooms.what to do?!

Dry eyes!: It sounds like your eyes are dry! Putting make up on exacerbates this causing them to tear. The fumes from makeup, face cream, and the cold air make them dry and become sensitive, then they tear. You can try oral Omega - 3s (I have success with EVOA dry eye formula), and use artificial tears such as systane balance. ...Read more

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Omg! My 22 month old son just bite into a bottle of weleda calendula face cream! Is this poison? Could it effect him? Pls help!

Omg! My 22 month old son just bite into a bottle of weleda calendula face cream! Is this poison? Could it effect him? Pls help!

No: This product contains a number of ingredients that pose risk with repeated exposure over time. There is no immediate risk from consumption of a small amount of the material. Do keep it away from him or discard it so he does not repeatedly ingest it. http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/brand/Weleda/ ...Read more

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What is a recommended face cream for the winter months?

What is a recommended face cream for the winter months?

Neutrogena is a good: You still need to wear sunblock even in the winter. Up the moisturizer if you have flaking. ...Read more

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Is satura face cream good for wrinkles?

Is satura face cream good for wrinkles?

Topicals for wrinkle: According to reviews on-line, this product can help diminish wrinkles. It is a moisturizer and by 'plumping' the skin, wrinkles are reduced. Better methods of wrinkle reduction would involve chemical peels, resurfacing and/or use of exfoliants such as retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more

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What is the side effects of face cream dat contains steroids?

What is the side effects of face cream dat contains steroids?

Steroid Creams: Side effects of steroid creams include: skin thinning (atrophy) and stretch marks (striae). Easy bruising and tearing of the skin. Perioral dermatitis (rash around the mouth). Enlarged blood vessels (telangiectasia). Susceptibility to skin infections. Disguising infection e.g. Tinea incognito. Allergy to the steroid cream. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to put on a face rash? Stop face cream?

What is the best thing to put on a face rash? Stop face cream?

Stop face cream.: First stop all products. Than use Hydrocortisone for few days. If non responsive see dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Do you recommend to use a face cream with matrixyl? Does this really works with face wrinkles?

Do you recommend to use a face cream with matrixyl? Does this really works with face wrinkles?

Sounds promising: Not sure if it claims to do what it does. Need to look at the research. What does work for wrinkles is retin a (tretinoin) product. ...Read more

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I used nair face cream and I've had irritation and redness for almost 2 hours. When will this get better?

I used nair face cream and I've had irritation and redness for almost 2 hours. When will this get better?

Hard to tell: Nair cream is not generally well tolerated, especially on the face. Irritation and redness after use is common reactions. How long it will last depends upon how sensitive your skin is and how severely you react. Make sure you have washed all the nair off your face, use gentle soap like Dove and lots of water. Apply soothing moisturizing face cream. Avoid using Nair in future. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use alpha hydroxy face cream with ketoconazole cream?

Is it ok to use alpha hydroxy face cream with ketoconazole cream?

Alpha hydroxy cream: If you are on ketoconazole cream, you are better off focusing on clearing up your fungal infection toon. Wait to use your alpha hydroxy cream, ...Read more

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Can you please advise me for the best face cream/gel to remove acne?

Can you please advise me for the best face cream/gel to remove acne?

Serious Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide (with clindamycin if available) hasn't resulted in a clear improvement in two weeks, or fails to clear you in a month, get with your personal physician for perscription Rx. Most of the "fancy" stuff that's over-the-counter is worthless / overpriced. Acne's not from poor hygiene, diet, or anything you're doing. ...Read more

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Is there a face cream on the market containing both OTC and retinol (or by rx)? I am a senior woman with ugly vertical wrinkles on my cheeks.

Is there a face cream on the market containing both OTC and retinol (or by rx)?  I am a senior woman with ugly vertical wrinkles on my cheeks.

Yes: Retinol, a form of vitamin a, is found in many otc products. Your local pharmacist can suggest a product but l'oreal, neutrogena, and oil of olay all make nice products with retinol. After you have a chance to try one of the products you can get stronger levels and a good skin care regimen from a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon. Deeper lines may require fillers or laser for more results. ...Read more

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Are there any face cream/lotion better than fair and lovely?

Are there any face cream/lotion better than fair and lovely?

Face cream: There are many formulations available and can be chosen based on different symptoms or characteristics of your skin. ...Read more

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