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The skin on my face keeps flaking and peeling is it the lotion im using or is it the soap or hot water how do I treat this?
See a dermatologist: You have not named your soap or lotion. Use a skin cleanser with a ph of 7 or less: dove is easy to find. Use a cream with ceramides such as eucerin, cerave, cetaphil. ...Read more
I have dry flaky skin around my nose and mouth when I strach it flakes come off. I have not used any different soaps and not on any medication ?
Itchy all over! no rashes or bites, no new soaps or products. Skin looks normal, no flaking or dryness. Not helped by benadryl (diphenhydramine). What can I do?
Soap not the answer: Acne is a major chronic disease that in spite of what anybody may have told you is not the result of your diet or your poor hygiene. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the only thing you can buy yourself that can do much. Failing this, get with your physician. The oral contraceptive pill, a topical agent like clindamycin, or something stronger will be able to clear you -- depends on what's right for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Lava soap has abrasive inclusions which can help remove deeply seated deposits on the skin. The face is a little delicate and may respond with reddening and tingling. Lava soap was designed mostly for use on the hands. But an occasional scrub with lava soap on the face should do not harm. ...Read more