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Sperm Applied To Face Eliminates Wrinkles
Does sperm contains protein which if applied to the face has the same anti-wrinkle benefits as moisturising creams.Does the white stuff tightens skin?
Stick with the cream: Sperm are just sperm, so small you can't even see them or their wiggly tails (without a microscope). They have no effect on one's face. Sperm oil, however, was very valuable for the making of cosmetics (so was good for women's faces). Sperm oil has been replaced by modern synthetic and plant oils, because sperm oil comes from whales. Stick with the otc moisturizing creams that contain sunscreen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Creams limited.: There and dozens of creams available that make all sorts of claims but the bare truth is that their benefits are very limited. You need to care for your skin by cleansing, defoliation and moisturizing. Sun protection is essential and you need to see that you are healthy and eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Some sagging is a normal fact of life and creams will not stop it. ...Read more
Moisturizers: Acne meds dry out your skin causing wrinkles. Need to counteract by applying moisturizers that are water-based (lotion as opposed to cream). Fragrance free noncomedogenic such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno (oatmeal) are good brands made for sensitive skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?
Depends...: ...On how deep the wrinkles are. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that lessens *small* wrinkles, surface discoloration, and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Depending on what you are using it may actually make things worse. Most people overmoisturize their skin with expensive creams. The things that work are retinols, antioxidants, sun protection and melanocyte supression complemented by hydroxy acid washes and light peels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a cellulite body lotion be prescribed for skin of the face(hypersensitive, pron to redness, sensitive to uv radiation) without burning the face?
No: First of all, there are no cellulite cream that work and none that are prescribed. Now that we have answered that, find something that does work for your face or condition of your face. Visit a reputable dermatologist and get some answers. Good luck from nyc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heard that fractional laser treatments help improve skin by removing layers of skin. The healing process restores growth to damaged areas. True?
Different lasers: Fractional lasers may be ablative (remove tissue) or non-ablative (heat tissue). The technology was designed to reduce recovery time and risks of traditional co2 lasers by creating small zones of injury with adjacent tissue to heal the area (like spot welding or pixels). Co2 lasers take 10 days to heal and red lasts 3 months. Ablative fractional takes 3-4 days to heal with 3-4 weeks of redness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is bleaching is good for removing dark particles from neck? will bleaching affects neck skin in future
Waste of time and $: consult a dermatologist/Get a more detailed answer ›
Does putting a towel over your face while in a tanning bed reduce UV ray exposure and sun damage to your face?
UV DAMAGE: YES IT DOES.Get a more detailed answer ›
Supposing i'm using sunblock SPF 50, how much sunblock should be applied on the face daily for effective protection?
Once before going...: Applying sunblock each day, once before going outdoors, should be adequate if the sunblock is not washed off. If there is a lot of sweating, face-wiping, rinsing, or washing, then nobody really knows how much sunblock is remaining on the skin. In that case, one can apply again sunblock while the sun is still bright. ...Read more
Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options are available; redness may be improved w/ bbl. ...Read more
Experts always say to moisturize your delicate eye area to prevent aging signs. So does using powder eyeshadow daily contribute to wrinkles and crepey?
How to manage acne prone facial skin n sensitive? Is adapalene too harsh for sensitive skin to reduce the appearance of dead skin and acne ?
Acne : Sensitive skin patients should use gentle non soap cleansers to wash as needed. The key is to start out with one product at a time to help gauge sensitivity . An otc benzoyl peroxide wash could be used in lower concentrations initially and then increased as tolerated . Topical retinoids should be tried every other or every third night before using nightly. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
Scars or Stains: All too often, patients refer to staining, or discoloration of the skin as scars. They are not. A scar is a dermal process (deeper in the skin) that resulting in depressions (depressed or boxcar scars) or deeper pits (pitted scars). Scars are not helped much, if at all, by any topical remedy. Stains, on the other hand, are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Comparing face wash, cream cleanser, or cold creams, which won't harm my facial skin down the road?
None of them...: ...Will "harm" your skin, unless you're allergic to one, or grossly misuse them. Despite all the advertising hype, there is very little difference between the hundreds of facial cleansers offered for sale. Use one that you like, and that doesn't cost a fortune. ...Read more
When differin (adapalene) gel 0.1% starts peeling skin (mostly below eye contour level on face), do I stop using & stick to only neostrata oil free moisturizer?
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