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Remedies For Moon Face
Tons!: There are tons of home remedies out there, the problem is nobody knows if they work because they are not typically studied.Seeking help from a plastic surgeon or dermatologist is best. Products that patients have tried and say "work" include Manuka Honey Masks, and a green tea mask. Both of these are used in skin care products so it makes sense they might help on their own. Ever think about Botox? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid sun: that's itGet a more detailed answer ›
Any suggestions for removing blackheads? Face masks, comadones extractor, & face washes don't work for me... :( im cursed with blackheads every.
Acne: If you have tried all over the counter products then consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
Of course not: This is a cruel internet prank. I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with scars. Don't continue this. All acne can be managed until it remits on its own. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Female, Asian, 19. Only get acne on right side of face leaving hyperpigmentation. Wash sheets/face regularly with acne scrub. Any tips for treatment?
See a dermatologist: Tretinoin (Retin A) or adapalene prescription will reduce the acne and the post-inflamatory hyperpigmentation. Depending on the severity of the acne, as well as your emotional reaction to it, you may also consider prescription SPIRONLACTONE, an antiandrogen. Very effective. Very safe except not if pregnant or in kidney failure. ...Read more
See a doctor: If you have pigmentation problems, there are no over the counter treatments that will help. Using a skin product with hydroquinone 4% coupled with chemical peels and possibly other prescription products will help. Using sunblock will decrease the degree of further pigmentation. Good luck ...Read more
Antihistamines: The best over the counter medications for allergies are antihistamines. These come in both sedating and non-sedating forms. I recommend claritin, (loratadine) allegra, and zyrtec (or their generic versions) most often. Some "folk remedies" might be very helpful, but their doses are often quite variable and they might not offer consistent relief. ...Read more
I have pigmentation on my face which cream can I use for best on my face tell me best home remedies for pigmentation?
Hydroxyquinone: Creams with hydroxyquinone help best. It may be more cost-effective to use a well-studied medical skin care program like Obagi, Dermesse the generic line of Obagi, and others. There are creams containing hydroxyquinone over the counter. Other herbal treatments exist, especially outside of the US, some with proven efficacy in clinical trials. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skin_whitening ...Read more
Are home remedies effective in lightening acne blemishes? I wanted a natural solution for my blemishes. I have heard tomato juice helps. Does it?
Real Rx: My colleague gave you good advice about the active lesions. Postinflammatory pigmentation may stay around for several weeks. I would advise you against trying to lighten it with any of the hydroquinone skin bleaches; they're difficult to use and may make things look worse. The key is managingthe active disease -- use a scientific rather than "pop" treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No home-made cures: But one can stay happy, exercise, and live a healthy lifestyle. Healthy diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce. When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water, green tea. Surely avoid sugars or excess simple starch calories. ...Read more
Acne: Yes, it should work on your skin. ...Read more
How to get rid of acne and acne saves and black heads for good? Natural remedies only please. Thank you
Forgive my frankness: Whoever has told you that "natural is good, everything else is bad" has done you a disservice. Vitamins / supplements work for other entities but are only placebos here. Benzoyl peroxide is nature's own oxygen within a naturally-occurring molecule. Topical Clindamycin and systemic antibiotics are both nature's gifts, and the oral contraceptive pill may clear a young woman. Be savvy & good luck. ...Read more
I'm using melacare from past 8 months...Bt using face lightening creams will impart acnes and dark patches please tell me alternate remedy for brightng?
Peels?: On occasion glycol tic acid peels may also help but may take 5-6 sessions. ...Read more