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Doctor insights on: Shimmer Body Lotion

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Is it possible to overdose or use to much lotion? I have ecszma and constantly use tons of lotions all over my body.

Is it possible to overdose or use to much lotion? I have ecszma and constantly use tons of lotions all over my body.

Lotions: Moisturizing lotions are safe when used multiple times a day. Corticosteroid containing creams should be used for limited periods of time as prescribed by a dermatologist to Avoid certain side effects such as thinning of the skin. ...Read more

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Will my skin white by using body lotion?? And what can make my skin white???

Will my skin white by using body lotion?? And what can make my skin white???

No: There are some bleaching creams, ask your local pharmacist for generic preparation OTC, but you cannot use this indefinitely. ...Read more

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Please help me! I have allergic reactions to certain body lotions. Any ideas to why?

Body lotions: A number of chemicals in body lotions can cause allergic skin reactions. You should undergo a patch test to determine which ones you are allergic to, a dermatologist or allergist can help you. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestion: I have allergic reactions to certain body lotions. Any ideas to why?

Contact dermatitis: Most likely substances in beauty products result in contact dermatitis. If you see an allergist, they can perform patch testing and let you know what you need to look for on labels so as to avoid this problem. ...Read more

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How often can I use almactin body lotion? It helps keep my skin clear and not dry. I just don't want to wear spf during the summer. Similar lotions?

How often can I use almactin body lotion? It helps keep my skin clear and not dry. I just don't want to wear spf during the summer. Similar lotions?

As often as you wish: No limit. Whatever feels best. SPF is not something you wear!!! Sun Protective Factor is a number which indicates sun protection. SPF 30, or at least 15,is as effective as any higher #. Sunscreens are added to many moisturizers that you are sure to like. Try some. You will like them. ...Read more

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Best salicylic acid body lotion ?

Neutragen: There are many out on the market. I make my own that is mixed with a little glycolic acid too. However, as far as the market goes, i like neutragena's with the great fruit sense. ...Read more

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Is ohm by olay body lotion gluten free?

Even if: Gluten causes only gastrointestinal problem for those who are truly sensitive to it. Even gluten-containing body lotion would not have bothered a gluten-sensitive person unless he or she decides to lick his/her own skin repeatedly. ...Read more

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The best milk lotion for body skin please?

Dry skin?: If you are asking for a treatment for dry skin, then i prefer a good moisturizer. May exist, but vaseline mixed with water and coconut oil can help with severe dryness. Burt's bees is a pretty good brand if you specifically want a milk lotion, which they offer. ...Read more

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What is the best body lotion for someone with extremely dry skin?

What is the best body lotion for someone with extremely dry skin?

Depends: You can try amlactin, cetaphil, or eucerin lotion-remember everyone respond differently-one may works well for you, but not necessary for others or vice versa.If not work, you can see dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is a good lotion or soap that will remove dark spots on the body?

What is a good lotion or soap that will remove dark spots on the body?

You can try...: A bleaching cream that has hydroquinone as the active ingredient on the dark spots. Remember, though, that it is also important to apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion every day, or the spots will come back. ...Read more

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Got more than 10 bites on body and extremites, what should i do? Calomine lotion is not helping!

Got more than 10 bites on body and extremites, what should i do? Calomine lotion is not helping!

Oral meds: Oral antihistamines like diphenhydramine can help with itching that does not improve with topical medications such as Calamine and hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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What to do if my boyfriend swallowed some dove body lotion in his sleep, please help. What are symptoms?

What to do if my boyfriend swallowed some dove body lotion in his sleep, please help. What are symptoms?

CallPoisonControl: How can he swallow body lotion in his sleep.It seems unlikely that a person could swallow body lotion in his sleep.If he woke up from sleep and swallwed the lotion by mistake.Depending on the amount.Call your neares poision control center or go to the nearest ER.The contents of the lotion will be on the bottle ...Read more

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I use a body exfoliating sponge in the shower, my skin is already a bit dry. Should I cut down on scrubbing? What lotions do you recommend? Thnx

I use a body exfoliating sponge in the shower, my skin is already a bit dry. Should I cut down on scrubbing? What lotions do you recommend? Thnx

Throw away the spong: STOP SCRUBBING. Forget you ever heard of "exfoliating". Your skin turns over every 10 days and needs no help. Use a skin cleanser with pH of 9-10 such as Dove, Eucerin, Aveeno, (oatmeal) Neutrogena, etc. Immediately after toweling from shower, rub in a ceramide cream such as Eucerin, Aveeno, (oatmeal) Neurtogena, CeraVe, etc., generics. ...Read more