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Doctor insights on: Secura Epc Skin Care Starter Medication

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Who knows about skin care more--doctors, cosmetics or drug companies?

Who knows about skin care more--doctors, cosmetics or drug companies?

Cosmetics : There is considerable knowledge among all the groups you mention. A dermatologist specializes in conditions of the skin, hair , and nails to best provide advice on the best products for your particular skin condition. ...Read more

Dr. Maritza Baez
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Skincare (Definition)

Skincare is a term that describes simple routines to clean, moisturize, ...Read more


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What is the best skin care brand?

What is the best skin care brand?

Healthtap doctors.: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is dermalogica a good skin care system ?

Is dermalogica a good skin care system ?

Sure: just need to use correct products in that line for your skin type ...Read more

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What ingredients should I look for in a skin care product?

What ingredients should I look for in a skin care product?

Pangea Organics: I recommend pangea organics. They have excellent product for sensitive skin including the egyptian calendula with blood orange facial cleanser, french rosemary with sweet orange facial toner, and italian red mandarin with rose facial cream. These offer carefully selected bio available ingredients that provide superior hydration in addition to anti aging, antioxidant, smoothing ; calming benefits. ...Read more

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Is royal jelly good for skin care?

Is royal jelly good for skin care?

Unknown: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps ; wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot! use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Skin care: how long does sunscreen last?

At most 2 hours: Although the spf rating of a sunscreen tells you how effective it is during use, it is important to reapply frequently and in adequate amount. Sunscreen should be reapplied every 2 hours to maintain efficacy, as factors such as sweating, water exposure, and physical removal can decrease its effect and lead to burns and skin cancer risk. ...Read more

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What's the best skincare product for dry skin?

What's the best skincare product for dry skin?

Moisturize: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot! use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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What is the best skincare for extremely dry skin?

Healthy skin: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot! use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...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 is a good skin care regimin for sensitive skin?

What is a good skin care regimin for sensitive skin?

Pangea Organics: 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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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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When do you apply sunscreen: before or after skin care?

When do you apply sunscreen: before or after skin care?

After skin care: Sunscreen is a barrier to protect you from harmful uv rays. 90% of non-melanoma and 65% of melanoma skin cancers are associated with uv radiation from the sun. Daily sunscreen is a must so try to find one that does not make you oily or sensitize your skin, and it should have an spf of at least 15. Sunscreen is most effective applied at least 20 minutes prior to sun exposure and reapplied often. ...Read more

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How do I know when I'm allergic to a skin Care product?

How do I know when I'm allergic to a skin Care product?

There are toxins: in many skin care products and you can't see their effect at first. If they contain alcohol they are also drying to the skin. Please see a dermatologist for diagnosis and guidance as to what products to avoid. Peace and good health. ...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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Can you tell me if luma repair really works for skin care?

Can you tell me if luma repair really works for skin care?

Luma repair: Luma Repair Anti Wrinkle Serum - Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What should I look for in an over-the-counter skin care product?

Depends: Depends on what your skin care needs are... Do you have problems with acne? Dry skin? In general, products that are fragrance-free and lack unnecessary ingredients are preferred. Some safe choices are cerave & cetaphil products. You should see your physician or be evaluated by a dermatologist for more specific recommendations given your skin type. ...Read more

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Plz tell me about the skin care what should i do for smooth & white skin?

Gentle: lubrication and sun protection. For lubrication, use Lubriderm or Nivea and a minimum of SPF 50 to protect your skin from UV exposure. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best anti aging skin care product in your opinion ?

Many available: There are many skin types and; thus, a plethora of products that can assist in a rejuvenated skin appearance. Glycolic acids assist in removing the outer layer and improve collagen. C-serums decrease damage, moisture creams hydrate and cleansers that gently clean are but a few products that allow your skin to glow.
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Skin care: what is the easiest way to avoid exposure to sunlight whenever possible?

Sunblocking clothing: There are some excellent clothes that block the sun. There are hats and sun glasses as well. Perhaps the best advice is not to go in the sun at the peak of the day, i.e. 11 - 2. Remember that skin is a barier which is weaker in the children before puberty and in the old, and these groups need to be more aware of avoiding the sun. We all need to pay attention to reflected light, i.e.Pool floor. ...Read more

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Skin care: do we need to wait 30 minutes before going outside with physical sunscreen?

Skin care: do we need to wait 30 minutes before going outside with physical sunscreen?

Yes: The sunscreen needs to be absorbed to be effective. In addition, it may not be truly waterproof so that it needs to be reapplied. Since it only helps against basal cell and squamous cell cancers, one needs sun protective clothing and sunglasses to decrease the risk of melanoma. If one reapplies sunscreen, it is helpful to leave the sun for 30 minutes with the second application. ...Read more

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Does anyone know of a skin care laser that I can use at home to treat broken capillaries?

No: While home laser/light devices are an emerging technology area, they will of course have to be rather weak in order to avoid the risk of serious complications. Broken capillaries will be much more effectively treatment with lasers in a physicians office. Of course, it's very important you see a physician who is well-trained and experienced. ...Read more

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I'm a 51 year old fair skinned red head in need of a good skin care regime. Anti aging, etc. Any suggestions?

I'm a 51 year old fair skinned red head in need of a good skin care regime. Anti aging, etc. Any suggestions?

I like SkinMedica: I have used the skinmedica line for my patients as well as for personal use and find it to be not only very effective but also well tolerated. It's calmplex lotion is idea for redheads like you who tend to have an increased risk for redness associated with rosacea. ...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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I got confused in the skin care routines & when to do each & what are they plz can u simplize it to me how should my skin routine be? thanks

I got confused in the skin care routines & when to do each & what are they
plz can u simplize it to me
how should my skin routine be?
thanks

Individual skin care: You are asking a general question and it is not advisable to give you a specific answer without knowing a medical history and exam of your individual skin condition. ...Read more

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I have very sensitive skin i want to go all organic in my skin care because of the benefits do you have suggestions on good organic skin care lines?

I have very sensitive skin i want to go all organic in my skin care because of the benefits do you have suggestions on good organic skin care lines?

Pangea Organics: I recommend pangea organics. They have excellent product for sensitive skin including the egyptian calendula with blood orange facial cleanser, french rosemary with sweet orange facial toner, and italian red mandarin with rose facial cream. These offer carefully selected bio available ingredients that provide superior hydration in addition to anti aging, antioxidant, smoothing ; calming benefits. ...Read more

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