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Which skin products make skin radiant and fresh?

Which skin products make skin radiant and fresh?

Cleopatra bathed : in sour milk, which contains lactic acid, and kept her skin beautiful. so products with lactic acid or salicylic acid tend to remove dead skin from surface and make skin glow ...Read more

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Can nivea soft refreshing moisturising cream lighten the skin?

Can nivea soft refreshing moisturising cream lighten the skin?

Skin lightening: No. It is very unlikely that a non-prescription lotion will lighten your skin. ...Read more

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Does mineral oil in skin products and creams cause acne?

Does mineral oil in skin products and creams cause acne?

Yes, if acne prone: You are likely to benefit from oil free non comedogenic moisturizers if you are acne prone. ...Read more

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Can skin lightening creams lighten the skin too much?

Can skin lightening creams lighten the skin too much?

Ask Michael Jackson: Yes, they can. We use a 4% hydroquinone at my practice, but a 20% like benoquin (monobenzone) can bleach you forever. Over the counter products are typically ok. ...Read more

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Are hydroquinone cream products good for whitening and removing acne red marks?

Are hydroquinone cream products good for whitening and removing acne red marks?

It's about pigment: Hydroquinone works by decreasing the pigment cells in your skin. Let your doctor look at the scarring to determine if this is redness from blood vessels or is it pigment associated with pih or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If it is pigment, hydroquinone will be your ticket. ...Read more

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Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Your choice: Aveeno (oatmeal) has some pricey, relatively weak salicylic acid glamourized with soy for some reason. Tea tree as an oil that's an estrogen and has made guys grow breasts. How abut getting serious? If topical benzoyl peroxide (dirty-cheap) as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Is "neutrogena naturals" facial moisturizer good to use for oily skin?

Is "neutrogena naturals" facial moisturizer good to use for oily skin?

Won't harm: It has basic ingredients for skin health. It won't harm the skin. Will it improve the oily skin, maybe? Good oily skin treatment requires vit c, vitamin e, vitamin a and salicylic acid, . ...Read more

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Are products with ceramides, hyaluronic acid, cholesterol and niacinamide generally helpful for oily, sensitive facial skin Dx seborrheic dermatitis?

Are products with ceramides, hyaluronic acid, cholesterol and niacinamide generally helpful for oily, sensitive facial skin Dx seborrheic dermatitis?

No: These are very useful for DRY skin and eczema. Seborrheic dermatitis will respond to an azole cream such as ketoconazole, clotrimazole, or miconazole. Topical steroids are very effective but on the face calcineurin inhibitors are preferred. Washing with a dandruff shampoo, typically in a shower, can be very beneficial. Some meds and vitamins aggravate it. ...Read more

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Are cleansers and moisturizers containing alcohol & fragrance bad for acne-prone skin?

Are cleansers and moisturizers containing alcohol & fragrance bad for acne-prone skin?

Alcohol? No. : Alcohol is a good cleanser. Fragrances can contain so many substances that you have no idea what you may be sensitive to. Keep it simple. One ingredient at a time. ...Read more

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What skin care ingredients can help flakey and oily skin?

What skin care ingredients can help flakey and oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based, organic, vegan, gluten-free. 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 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 skin care product is good for dry, oily skin?

What skin care product is good for dry, oily skin?

Pangea organics: Egyptian calendula & blood orange facial cleanser is really good for combination skin. You may want to try the skin care discovery kit for dry to sensitive skin, which has the cleanser, toner, facial cream, facial scrub and mask. The products are vegan, gluten-free and perfect for sensitive skin. You can find the catalogue at pangeaorganics.Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What are good skin care products to hydrate skin?

What are good skin care products to hydrate skin?

Aloe vera, oils: Skin is a barriers that breaks down when it is dry. Application of aquaphor or vaseline, as light layers, minimize drying from too much water or wind. There are many effective creams, but the best have oils such as vitamin e, camomille, sesame oil, or gels such as aloe vera. Avoid perfumes in products which alter the pH and decrease efficacy of ingredients.Io. ...Read more

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Which skin products make skin radiant and fresh?

Cleopatra bathed : in sour milk, which contains lactic acid, and kept her skin beautiful. so products with lactic acid or salicylic acid tend to remove dead skin from surface and make skin glow ...Read more

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What should I look for in natural skin care products?

What should I look for in natural skin care products?

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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Which ingredients in skin care products should I avoid?

Which ingredients in skin care products should I avoid?

Here are a few: I would avoid parabens (preservatives that are widely used and have been found in low levels in breast cancer), xenoestrogens (foreign Estrogens that have estrogenic effects on living organisms) or carcinogens (such as sodium lauryl sulfate that is often found in cleansers and toothpaste). ...Read more

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What is the best skin products that is best to my skin?

Marine fish oil: Please avoid skin products that contain alcohol, which are drying. Ingesting good fat is the best way to go, i.e., good quality marine fish oil. Coconut oil is also good. You can put a few tblspn. Into hot cereal in the A.M. Or cook/back w/it. ...Read more

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What are the best skin care products to preserve young looking skin per price point (expensive, moderate, cheap)?

Physician Prescribed: Without mentioning any brand names as i don't believe this is the forum for that sort of thing. I would strongly recommend a prescription-based product line. I have been using it on my patients for over fifteen years and have not found another line with as good results. It uses tretinoin and hydroquinone as it's main ingredients. Ask your plastic surgeon or derm if they carry it, you will be happy. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use skin products with fragrances?

Yes: Although most people will tolerate these products, it is one more environmental allergen which can cause a skin issue.. Repeated exposure will increase your chances of an allergic reaction to just sensitive skin. Fragrances can also act as air none allergen and contribute to nasal allergies in sensitive individuals. It is best to use hypoallergenic products fragrance free. ...Read more

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How do anti-aging skin products generally work?

How do anti-aging skin products generally work?

Regenerate skin: They peeled of "old" skin, regenerate "new" skin. They stimulate new collagen devlopment at the level of dermis. ...Read more

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What type of skin care products help with hard water?

Moisturizers: Hard water has an increased amount calcium and magnesium ions in it. It can lead to dryness in the skin . Really the best skin can products are moisturizers have an oil or emollient that create a barrier to seal in moisture. ...Read more

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What skin products are appropriate to use with rosacea?

What skin products are appropriate to use with rosacea?

Green makeup: To tone down the rednesss it is useful to use a green base or concealer. ...Read more

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What are skin products that are good for a 16 year old?

More Info: Many, but you need to be more specific as to what you are trying to treat.Dry skin? Acne? What? ...Read more

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Fair and white skin products, . Do they work actually work?

Don't do it: These products can disfigure you, and even if they bleach you, it won't look natural or right. Beyond using sunscreen, your skin color is what Nature gave you, and people who love you for who you are also cherish the skin color you were born with. Here in the US where trends are set, trying to change one's natural color is considered the height of ignorance. Embrace who you are. ...Read more

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Is it true that its bad that there are parabens in skin products?

Is it true that its bad that there are parabens in skin products?

Controversy: exists over the safety of parabens in cosmetics. There is no good scientific evidence that parabens increase the risk of cancer(s). Parabens are considered safe based on their long term use and safety record. There is evidence that parabens may react with UVB light from sun exposure resulting in increased skin aging and damage. ...Read more

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Why did us doctors tell me to not buy my expensive skin care products in Asian duty free shops?

Skin products: There are several reputable manufacturers. Such a gross generalization can't be made. ...Read more

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Is sodium lauryl sulfate bad in skin products ? Is using organic or sulfate free products better?

Irritating...: That ingredient makes it a better detergent, perhaps, but also is irritating to skin, eyes. On the other hand, claims about its carcinogenic properties have not been substantiated. Companies are hyping their products as sulfate free to improve their sales. If lauryl sulfate based products are working for you and not causing irritation, I would not worry about that ingredient. ...Read more

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What are good skin care products to hydrate skin?

Aloe vera, oils: Skin is a barriers that breaks down when it is dry. Application of aquaphor or vaseline, as light layers, minimize drying from too much water or wind. There are many effective creams, but the best have oils such as vitamin e, camomille, sesame oil, or gels such as aloe vera. Avoid perfumes in products which alter the pH and decrease efficacy of ingredients.Io. ...Read more

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Which baby skin products is it a good idea to avoid?

Which baby skin products is it a good idea to avoid?

Anything too scented: Generally, when it comes to baby products, less is more. Though it is nice for a baby to smell good, babies tend to have very sensitive skin. Therefore, it is not uncommon for babies to develop rashes when using scented products (even if they are marketed for babies!). Sometimes plain old vasoline works the best for dry skin in babies over fancy scented lotions. ...Read more

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What are some all-natural shampoos/skin care products?

Natural products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more