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Oil Of Olay Face Cream
You can but...: In soaps, olive oil is used for it's moisturizing capabilities, and coconut oil for its lather and cleansing properties. However, these oils have reacted and transformed during processing with lye to maximize these characteristics. Unprocessed oils may not be harmful to your skin (unless you are acne prone), but may not provide the desired results in unprocessed form. ...Read more
Possible: There is no proven scar healer out there that I am aware of, keeping the area clean and soft should help with decreasing the amount of scar build up. I have always thought that sunblock for the first year on a scar is important to avoid excessive scarring as sun damage can exacerbate a scar. Most scars overtime though do improve, the body usually does a good job at healing itself. ...Read more
Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.
Myths: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
Skin Clear Wash: I recommend the skin clear wash from cosmo grade professional skincare. Specifically formulated for acne-prone skin, this foaming cleanser utilizes salicylic acid and tea tree to thoroughly wash away oils and dirt, unclog pores, treat existing blemishes and prevent future breakouts - improving the appearance of problematic skin. ...Read more
Probably: An oil is more fluid than a gel. With the gel your hair may feel more sticky. ...Read more
Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?
Pregnancy-safe oils: Castor oil and sweet almond oil may bring on early labor, if used earlier than term. Coconut oil and olive oil are safe in pregnancy. Topical vitamin E oil is felt to be safe, but may cause contact dermatitis in some people, as can topical aloe vera. "When in doubt, leave it out" applies in pregnancy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20306538 ...Read more
Which cleanser is better for oily skin with acne and red marks : bioderma foaming gel or cleanance gel from avene ?
Oily skin: Both products work well. The preference is yours. ...Read more
Products aging skin am/pm creams moisturizers.Sun damage, wrinkles, dark eye circle, large pores for very sensitive skin with no fragrance been using ceraphil gentle cleanser and vanicream?
Skin issues: It is difficult to know what your question is based on your description. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
I started applying organic coconut oil as nighttime cream all over face. Will it break me out (I have clear skin) or should I apply then wash it off?
How did you know if its good effective in your face the dr.Fischer oil free moisturizing cream-gel and what are those signs.?
Effective Medication: If you see improvement with your skin symptoms with using the topical medication then you know the medication is effective. ...Read more
Why cannot HIV blood survive in massage oil ?
because of air exposure ? Would air penetrate the liquid and kill it ?
I don't understand why HIV cannot live in products such as face creams and massage oils or any liquid plz help clarify
HIV: Cannot survive for long outside its natural environment. Usually it is spread when infected blood or other body fluid comes in contact with a cut or mucous tissue that has been traumatized. You don't have to fear using face cream or bath oil as it is impossible to contract HIV in this manner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I remove pimples from my oily face and also oil , dirt in a small budgets , which cream and facewash i can use?
Glycolic or sal acid: Using a wash and lotions that contain glycolic or salicylic acid helps to clean the pores. Products containing benzoyl peroxide also help. Biore or ponds pads (stick to skin after wetting and turn into a plaster) help with deep extractions. Many brands such as clean & clear, neutrogena, biore, aveeno (oatmeal). ...Read more
Can eyes be really sensitive to face creams but only @ night? I find even rosehip oil cause watering but not during daytime only when I try to sleep!
My 4 month old son having eczema on his face n gp gavel us zinc + castor oil cream n after applying that it gets worse?
Eczema treatment: There may be additives within the medicine your doc gave you that your son is sensitive to. Let your doctor know about the worsening of symptoms with the treatment, as many other options are certainly available. Also, make sure chemical free on clothing/bedding/burp rags - anything that could touch his face. No dryer sheets, use scent-free detergents and face washes. Finally, moisturize often. ...Read more
Is Johnson's aqueous fragrance free cream or coconut oil safe to use for heat rash on the face of a two month old baby?
Oily products can make tinea versicolor worse .. Can loprox (ciclopirox) cream applied on face make it worse ?Is it an oily cream it contains mineral oil !
Occlusion is bad: Anything that occludes evaporation on the skin is bad for tinea versicolor, a fungal infection of the skin. Best to use products without oils like a water soluble cream. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream [over the counter] may help. Sometimes systemic antifungal therapy, prescribed by your doc, is needed. Make sure you wash towels in hot water and if possible bleach. This infection is spread on clothing & towels. ...Read more
I keep getting pimples& bumps on my face although its not oily skin &I am using oil free wash and non comedogenic creams ,whats reason &what to do?
Acne: Don't try to figure out why you have acne. You almost never find out. If your periods are okay, it is probably not "hormones." The stuff you are using for it is basically worthless. If topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid don't help, your physician can add spironolactone or try the oral contraceptive pill. Best wishes. ...Read more
used aloe vera gel mixed with tea tree oil on my entire face. And apply benzoyl peroxide cream just on my acne? Will it worsen my acne if i do that?
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
Creams limited.: There and dozens of creams available that make all sorts of claims but the bare truth is that their benefits are very limited. You need to care for your skin by cleansing, defoliation and moisturizing. Sun protection is essential and you need to see that you are healthy and eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Some sagging is a normal fact of life and creams will not stop it. ...Read more
Face cream: There are many formulations available and can be chosen based on different symptoms or characteristics of your skin. ...Read more
Not sure what face: wish is? What are you using night cream for? What is your dermatology history, and any skin problems? How long have you been using the product, and are you familiar with it's active ingredient on the label? This would be helpful, so we can assist you. Please resubmit more information. Thanks! ...Read more
If we apply face cream or face wash it will affect our skin or not ?what type cream can we use for skin ?
Depends: Creams and washes usually have a transient effect on the skin. The type of cream that one would choose to use would depend on what results one is trying to obtain. ...Read more
I want to know what face cream we can use for eczma , we have had all moisturisers and nothing is working !
Eczema: Heavy moisturizing creams and lotions are effective for treating eczema. Examples include Neutrogena or Aquaphor. The face is a bit trickier because the skin is more sensitive and it is important to avoid the eyes. Steroid creams are effective in the treatment of eczema. This will require consultation with your internist for dermatologist. ...Read more
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