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Chemical : You must be referring to a chemical sunblock, since it is a topical skin product. Nivea has multiple different products, some with sunscreen and some without. Take a look at the label to see the SPF and active ingredient of sunscreen. Best are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. Thanks for trusting in Healthtap! ...Read more
Sunburn: Cool wet compresses are a good treatment for acute sunburn. After a cool or tepid shower, applying a light moisturizer can keep the skin hydrated and control some of the peeling. Best of all is prevention with regular use of a sunscreen SPF 30-50. Higher doesn't help much - don't pay more for higher SPFs and do look for UVA / UVB protection. ...Read more
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Wrong forum: This is a medical forum and i find it difficult to relate your question to anything related to medicine and health. ...Read more
Yes: But won't work.Get a more detailed answer ›
Skin lightening: No. It is very unlikely that a non-prescription lotion will lighten your skin. ...Read more
The moisturizer will not do any harm.
I trust that you are under the care of a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health,
Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more
Second degree burn : I would not use Nivea on this burn. It has perfumes and additives which will not help the situation. I would stick to a straight aloe product, or a prescription burn creme like silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) daily until it heals over. Once it heals be sure to use sunscreen with zinc oxide or titanium dioxide meticulously to minimize the scarring! Hope you are feeling better! ...Read more
Yes: While I am doubtful that it "works", it should be "safe" regardless of pore size. You are better off using a good sunscreen (broad spectrum spf 30, uva/uvb). ...Read more
Very dry skin on face I've been putting e45 on or nivea cream but then face goes all blotchy and feels on fire?
Coccoa nut oil: Try using virgin coccoanut oil. Its an excellent moisturizer. ...Read more
Which is better, a "spray" anti-perspirant deodorant or a "roll" anti-perspirant? And why? What's the best brand? I use dove & nivea currently. Ok?
Personal preference: There is no single best one for everyone, no matter what the manufacturers & advertisers want you to believe. Use what you like. Experiment if you want. ...Read more
Acne: Anything that causes the skin pores to get plugged up can contribute to acne. Be sure any facial cream or product used is labeled as noncomedogenic. That means that it will not contribute to acne. Some people may still be sensitive to those products and get a reaction. See the doctor for advice if still having the breakouts. ...Read more
Dry lips: You can use nivea but vaseline is much cheaper. ...Read more
Yes: A girl would much rather kiss a boy with soft lips than one with really dry lips. And it you don't kiss- healthy lips look more attractive than dried, peeling, chapped ones. Don't let being a boy stop you from taking care of your skin and your healthy. If you find products with sunscreen in them -all the better. Take care. ...Read more
Last year i used nivea 10x whitening charcoal facewash.it caused reaction on my face-extreme dryness,darkness,redness.it caused my face to appear dark but in real i am fair.please help i want my face colour back?age-18,male.i also used vlcc scrub and my s
Dermatologist: You need to see a dermatologist about this. Already you've had a serious adverse reaction to an over-the-counter topical medication. Please don't try another skin whitening product. Also, don't use any creams or scrubs that may cause irritation. Inflammation & irritation will only make things worse. Best wishes. ...Read more
Nivea essential care lip balm, or nivea milk and honey lip balm, what makes your lips softer and healthier looking?
Health Tap doctors: have been asked not to endorse any products or brand lines. ...Read more
What are the recommendations regarding choosing between nivea essential care lip balm and nivea milk and honey lip balm?
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Used nivea sensitive skin as well as avon sunscream for son.3years but keeps waking up next day with swollen face and rash on face.
Wonder if he: is allergic / sensitive to any of the products you are putting on his face? ...Read more