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Doctor insights on: Orange Peel Face

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Can regima peel burn my face?

Can regima peel burn my face?

REGINA PEELS: POSSIBILITY OF MORE PIGMENT IN SKIN, LESS PIGMENT IN SKIN, SCARRING, BURNING AND ITCHING. I IMAGINE THESE ARE RARE. CHECK WITH THE PEOPLE WHO ARE DOING IT. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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I'm black with light brown skin. Will coconut oil make my skin darker?

I'm black with light brown skin. Will coconut oil  make my skin darker?

No.: Sunlight will make your skin darker if you apply coconut oil and sunbathe, because coconut oil is a poor sunscreen. But coconut oil by itself will not darken your skin. ...Read more

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I've a oily skin, will Neutrogena SPF-15 Face lotion be suitable for my skin?

I've a oily skin, will Neutrogena SPF-15 Face lotion be suitable for my skin?

No: In order to have adequate UV-A and B protection the sunblock should have a physical barrier such as zinc or titanium at least 7%. These otc products do not have that instead have an oxylate substance that is not as effective. ...Read more

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Will chemicals peels improve my acne-pitted skin?

Will chemicals peels improve my acne-pitted skin?

Depends: Acne pitting must be treated with deep peels or lasers. Superficial peels will not work b/c they do not penetrate deep enough. I usually recommend the pixel laser for this. Fillers can also help plump out the acne marks and subcisions can help pull the skin together to make the marks look less. ...Read more

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Does epiduo lighten dark spots left by acne?

Does epiduo lighten dark spots left by acne?

It is possible: Epiduo contains Adapalene and benzoyl peroxide. Adapalene is a third generation retinoid and as such can cause some mild lightening of the skin. I have seen this more often with something like Retin-A bit it is also possible that Adapalene can cause the same effect. Discuss with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is hydrocortisone cream same as hydroquione to lighten dark blemish on brown skin?

Is hydrocortisone cream same as hydroquione  to lighten  dark blemish on brown skin?

Danger: No. Please do not use Hydrocortisone cream on your skin to lighten it. This is a steroid cream and is in no way similar to the hydroquione product. ...Read more

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Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Deep acne, dry skin: This is likely deep seated inflammation (cystic acne) that can be painful. Continue with gentle cleansing and your treatment care regimen. You may need to see a dermatologist for injection of an anti-inflammatory to calm swelling and pain. ...Read more

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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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Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin?

Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin?

It can!: Be very careful with lasers on dark skin. See someone with a lot of experience. ...Read more

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Indian brown skin. Uneven skin tone. No acne. Micodrmabrasion, Micronedling, Photofacial, PRP, colagen, hyluronc acid or glycolc peel, whch is better?

Leave it alone: None of these are likely to "help". Please forgive my frankness. Many folks have "poikiloderma", skin of varying colors. If you have freckles and don't want them, a sunscreen may help some. Nobody worth knowing cares whether your skin tone is "uneven". Appearance is about physical fitness and how you carry yourself and interact with others. Focus on what you can manage and you'll look fantastic. ...Read more

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Could retin a (tretinoin) cream lighten dark underarms?

Could retin a (tretinoin) cream lighten dark underarms?

Hydroquinone: That is the best lightening agent for skin. ...Read more

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Which chemical peal should I use to lighten skin tone please? (For normal brown Indian combination skin).

None: Peals are likely to damage your skin and make it darker. You may use sun screen to prevent tanning. As you say, normal brown complexion of an Indian, is normal, leave it alone. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How to brighten sun burnt skin homemade?

Needs to heal: If you are having sunburn you may need wound care if it is second or third degree. See a doctor if you are blistering or peeling. Try to avoid doing anything to your skin if it is sun burned other than burn care which includes ice immediately and a doctor visit if it a large area of skin. ...Read more

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My face became dark after sun tanning. Does cosmelan make me fair?

My face became dark after sun tanning. Does cosmelan make me fair?

Cosmelan: CosmelanĀ® depigmentation treatment action mechanism is based on the inhibition of tyrosinase, a basic enzyme in the melanin formation process. Several of the substances present in the cosmelanĀ® formula act by blocking this enzyme, or even by inverting the metabolic process of the transformation chain. ...Read more