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Applying skin hair bleach, body hair removing creams or hair coloring products safe while trying 2 conceive? How about during pregnancy?

Applying skin hair bleach, body hair removing creams or hair coloring products safe while trying 2 conceive? How about during pregnancy?

Avoud: While there is concrete evidence that bleaching and hair dyes are harmful when trying to conceive, it is best to avoid any potential problems. These products can potentially cause allergies which can be troublesome. ...Read more

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Nature bounty nail, hair and skin multivitamin are safe while using garcinia cambogia?

Nature bounty nail, hair and skin multivitamin are safe while using garcinia cambogia?

Yes: It's safe, although garcinia is not fda approved and should not be taken on a regular basis. Try a good exercise and diet routine to lose weight. Take care! ...Read more

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Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. Are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? Tyvm

Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. Are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? Tyvm

Hair dyes: Hair dyes with continued use may deteriorate the texture of your hair. In addition, some people may develop an allergic rash or even anaphylactic reaction. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol with Natures Bounty Hair Skin & Nails?

Can I drink alcohol with Natures Bounty Hair Skin & Nails?

It depends,,: This appears to be a vitamin supplement drink with biotin in it for hair and nails. It does come with warnings, so if you pay attention to them it may be OK but if you have any adverse reactions you should stop and you should not have too much alcohol in any case. In fact, if you have not used this before it is best to see your doctor before using it or alcohol at all. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pubic darkening and pubic pimples.Im allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.

Pubic darkening and pubic pimples.Im allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.

Salicylic acid maybe: I find that salicylic acid is better for fighting razor bumps. It is a better anti-inflammatory agents. Dilute hydrogen peroxide may also help to lighten skin in this area. Bleaching agents generally consist of retin-a, triamcinolone, kojic-acid and hydroquinone but these are not recommended for the pubic area. ...Read more

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Is pure argan oil good for uneven skin & hair?

Is pure argan oil good for uneven skin & hair?

Yes: Has been shown to help tighten the skin so it's not as loose. Also shows to be able to give a better glow for the skin. ...Read more

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Is laser hair removal on african american or dark skin okay?

Is laser hair removal on african american or dark skin okay?

Yes: Must go to a trained professional with a lot of experience in persons of color. THe lasers that would be safest for you are the YAG and the 910 diode like lightsheer ...Read more

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Is iy safe to use nail hair and skin supplement during breastfeeding?

Is iy safe to use nail hair and skin supplement during breastfeeding?

No: During pregnancy it usually best to just stay on your prescribed prenatal vitamin. Otc supplements sometimes have contaminants in them that. (unless your supplement is from a company that tests its bulk materials and attests its purity) this holds true during breast feeding. Continuation of the prescribed prenatal is the safest approach for at least the first 6 months. ...Read more

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Which supplement would be better natures bounty hair skin and nails or twinlab hair factors to cure dry damaged brittle chemically relaxed hair?

Which supplement would be better natures bounty hair skin and nails or twinlab hair factors to cure dry damaged brittle chemically relaxed hair?

Tincture of time: You can try either of the products you mentioned, but in general, once hair shafts are damaged they will stay damaged until you grow your hair out. So stop applying chemicals, or at very least use something less harsh, and be very gentle with it (minimize brushing, blow drying, etc.) until new, healthy hair shafts can grow in. ...Read more

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Can teenagers such as 12-18 use the product " spring valley hair skin nails biotin pill vitamins " for hair growth ?

Does Not Help: No evidence that it helps hair growth and never tested for safety.So not good idea. ...Read more

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Does hair dyes such as (just for men brand) safe to use on hair? Best regard.

Does hair dyes such as (just for men brand) safe to use on hair? Best regard.

Not exactly.....: It is a temporary beautification. But the problem is....it will definitely lead to hair loss and increased greying. Only less toxic alternative is natural products like Henna.....also used to decorative colourng of skin of hand and feet. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove facial hair? Without shaving or using nair hair removal products it burns my skin, I use extra sensitive skin products.

What is the best way to remove facial hair? Without shaving or using nair hair removal products it burns my skin, I use extra sensitive skin products.

Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal is the most effective method to remove facial or body hair. Electrolysis can be used for smaller regions but is less reliable and technique dependent than lasers. Lasers are very safe if performed by a skilled and experienced physician or provider. Vaniqa cream also helps reduce hair growth by 40% but effects wear off after discontinuing use. Laser effects are long-lasting. ...Read more

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If I buy a hair product from the U.S but it's ingredients are distributed from another country should the product be safe to use? Thanks

Probably : You can always check with the CPSC to see if any recalls have been issued or call Consumer Reports Magazine. That is a trailing indicator of course but they keep up on these things! ...Read more

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What is safest type of hair color for someone in early fifties? Some brands can result in severe allergic reaction.

What is safest type of hair color for someone in early fifties?  Some brands can result in severe allergic reaction.

Everyone's Unique: Everyone 's immune system responds differently to proteins that are not our own. Some people develop allergies after one exposure, while others it may take 30 years. Some people NEVER develop allergies to certain chemicals. Unless you're set on coloring your hair, the safest product is no hair color at all. ...Read more

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Is it safe and effective to use hairmax laser comb product to grow hair, and what are the possible side effects ?!

Is it safe and effective to use hairmax laser comb product to grow hair, and what are the possible side effects ?!

Marketing; ? if more: Study FDA letters: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf6/K060305.pdf, http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf9/K093499.pdf & http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf10/K103368.pdf which are just notification letters without any verification of efficacy for claims. Laser devices are also marketed for killing hair follicles. Like Elon Musk, go back to basics: http://foundation.bz/20/ ...Read more

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How safe is the product Betty 'down there' hair dye for the vagina?

How safe is the product Betty 'down there' hair dye for the vagina?

Never seen it: I must admit I have never seen this product or had a patient dye their pubic hair. Based on the information on their website it appears to be a standard hair dye product just branded for pubic hair use. I can not comment specifically on the safety for genital use but it is likely as safe as other hair dye products. ...Read more

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I am a 25 yr old male with hair loss for around 4-5 yrs now.Are tablets like cipla fipecia safe to use? I have heard good results of the product.

I am a 25 yr old male with hair loss for around 4-5 yrs now.Are tablets like cipla fipecia safe to use? I have heard good results of the product.

? Finpecia ?: If you mean "finpecia", it's the same Finasteride as the us product Propecia (finasteride) -- at least it probably is, since it's produced in india and is not approved for sale in the us. If (and that's a big if) it is exactly the same as the us product, it has the same risks and benefits as propecia (finasteride). Ask your doc. ...Read more

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How often is safe to blow my hair?

How often is safe to blow my hair?

Yes: If you follow instructions without burning your hair ...Read more

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What determines hair color and skin darkness?

What determines hair color and skin darkness?

Melanin: Skin color is determined by the amount of melanin pigment that is deposited in the skin. Melanin comes from cells called melanocytes that live in the upper levels of skin (epidermis). Darker skinned people produce large deposits of melanin. Hair color is determined by two type of melanin pigment (eumelanin and pheomelanin) different combinations of these give different hair color. ...Read more