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Skin Laboratory Salicylic Acid
Can: Put one on wait one half hour then put the other on. ...Read more
A cream that contains hydroquinone kojic acid ascorbic acid glycolic acid good combination for lightening dark spots ?
All slightly differ: All tend to dry out acne, but BP acts more like a topical antibiotic. Tea tree oil has some antibacterial properties, and salicylic acid actually deposits the acid in the acne follicles to clear them up. Depending on your type of acne I would still only pick one to try like a BP and then clean your face with either tea tree oil or salicylic acid wash. then see derm if not improving ...Read more
Can i use purifying salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide together ? purifying salicylic acid to clean pores and benzoyl peroxide to kill bacteria.
Acne combo treatment: Yes, it is okay to use these two agents together for severe acne, but the combination can be too harsh for some people. It safest to start with a wash (cleansing soap) to test tolerance. If no severe redness or irritation, you can use topicals (pads or gels) one after the other. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Glycolics work fine if you only need a mild peel, or only have a limited amount of downtime. Tca peels can do more, but require a longer recovery. The hetter (croton oil) peel is, in my opinion, tremendously powerful and useful, but has the longest recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acids for skin tags: Although some acid peels can remove skin tags, most are ineffective. Salicylic acid is too weak an acid to remove a skin tag. Best is to simply shave the skin tag off at its base. See a competent facial plastic, plastic, or derm surgeon to suggest to you the best treatment option for your skin tags. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salicylic & Glycolic: You can use the products together. However the two products used together my cause increased dryness or irritation. ...Read more
PeelsSkin, all kinds: but does not mean effective for this skin issue & using skin peels tends to produce more problems over time. Study : http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1070651-treatment for some overview & ideas along with https://www.google.com/search?q=keratosis%20pilaris, though careful about ads promoting unhealthy & expensive ideas of low or no efficacy. ...Read more
Are products with ceramides, hyaluronic acid, cholesterol and niacinamide generally helpful for oily, sensitive facial skin Dx seborrheic dermatitis?
No: These are very useful for DRY skin and eczema. Seborrheic dermatitis will respond to an azole cream such as ketoconazole, clotrimazole, or miconazole. Topical steroids are very effective but on the face calcineurin inhibitors are preferred. Washing with a dandruff shampoo, typically in a shower, can be very beneficial. Some meds and vitamins aggravate it. ...Read more
Good exfoliant: Glycolic acid is one of the 5 alpha hydroxv acids-(AHA) Excellent for reducing hyper pigmentation & acne marks. Improves skin tone & texture. Exfoliation exalts the proerty for acne. Dr.Perricne has written a book on acne incorporating diet etc.Try to get it from the library. ...Read more
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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No: Care must be taken as to the strength of the peel, but should be able to tailor to your skin type. Make sure a physician is involved-not just a cosmetologist. ...Read more
May be: Glycolic Acid is an exfoliator. It safely removes the outer layer of dead skin cells on the surface your skin, bring fresh new skin to the surface. This is beneficial for those who are looking for ingredients that help with anti-aging. Glycolic acid can also help lighten discoloration of the skin, such as sun spots or age spots and help those with acne-prone and blackhead-prone skin. ...Read more
Can I use a cream with salicylic acid in the morning and a cleanser with salicylic acid at night? Would it be too much for my skin?
Depends: Most of these are low percentage products that have minimal direct effect.At most you would expect some drying. With these or any other skin product you test them over time.If you are excessively or reddened you cut back on the duration or frequency you apply them.If regularly scheduled applications have no side effects, this can be a good basic skin plan. ...Read more
Not oily: Check the contents of whatever product you are using. ...Read more
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Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more
How should I moisturise my skin after using salicylic acid face wash? I have white head prone skin.
For better facial skin, should I wash with water only or use a face wash with ingredients like salicylic acid?
Water's fine: Warm water and if dirty, mild soap is all you usually need. Salicylic acid and its derivatives are keratolytics (agents which cut through skin cells and can thin the skin, reduce the size of calluses and the like). Skin normally sheds on its own--half of household dust is human skin! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm using coaltar (salicylic acid) for dandruff. How long will it take for my dandruff and hardened scalp skin to go away? Using it from 2 weeks.
Let's get serious: Coal tar and salicylic acid are two different medications. If it's not working, it's time to explore possibly adding a Rx, or reviewing the diagnosis. Read up on seborrheic dermatitis and so forth -- an antifungal may be the next step, or it might be one of the less common illnesses. ...Read more
I had corn on my finger, i put corn bandage(Salicylic acid). Later it became soft, i removed it. Later new skin developed, now the corns are back!
Recurrent corn: First of all, think about why did the corn form on your finger. Very likely there was a lot of stress on that part of your finger. Result is the corn formation. If you are still getting a lot of stress on that finger part, then you will get another corn despite your removing it earlier. ...Read more
Not Necessarily: You could have had a contact dermatitis from the salicylic acid and still be able to take aspirin. You may need to have an aspirin challenge under the supervision of a physician to see if you react or not. You might also want to have a patch test that includes salicylic acid to verify for sure if that caused the reactions. ...Read more
Not really.: Salicylic acid is a mild skin peeling agent that removes the top sun-damaged layers of the skin, allowing the healthier skin cells from within the hair follicles and sweat glands to resurface your skin as it heals after peel. More collagen and elastic fibers are produced, making your skin look more youthful and less wrinkled. ...Read more
Is peeling/chafing of the skin a good thing when using 2% salicylic acid astringent on face? Should it be doing this?
Is dermarest for psoriasis safe to use on penis for skin wondering because of salicylic acid it contain would it cause problems?
Yes: Facial products containing salicylic acid are over-the-counter and sold in stores everywhere. They are often used to treat acne. Once a day face-washing with a salicylic acid product is ok, but washing too often or scrubbing too vigorously may lead to irritated, reddened facial skin. Acne is a hormonal problem that leads to certain bacteria growing in oil glands. Acne is not caused by dirty skin. ...Read more
Probably: If your skin is not getting irritated or too dry then you should be able to use both products without a problem. ...Read more
Doctor's opinion? My skin frosts with 20% salicylic acid peel, will this treat and improve my pitted scarring?
See below: Most likely no.Get a more detailed answer ›
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