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Terra Nova Revitalizing Shea Butter Body Lotion
Is equate cocoa butter intense moisturizing body lotion good for your face as well? Can it help the redness on my cheeks?
Any good lotion is : Fine for facial skin, especially if it does not dry, irritate, or cause itching itself. Redness due to irritation and inflammation can be reduced if the irritation and inflammation is reduced, but redness due to emotion (blush) or rosacea will not be affected. Stay out of the sun! ...Read more
I used cocoa butter lotion on my face and body but i am constantly in the sun, does that make me burn easier? Also should i used aloe lotions instead?
USE SUNSCREEN: Any kind of oil like cocoa butter will magnify the sun's rays and make you more likely to burn. You should use a labeled sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and reapply every 2-3 hours, more often if swimming or sweating. Aloe will help AFTER you burn, but does little to prevent and it is far better never to burn. ...Read more
Hi doctor, any recommended lotion for body during pregnancy?Is it safe to use body butter for whole body?
Anything you want: Skin lotions won't hurt your baby.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible: There is no proven scar healer out there that I am aware of, keeping the area clean and soft should help with decreasing the amount of scar build up. I have always thought that sunblock for the first year on a scar is important to avoid excessive scarring as sun damage can exacerbate a scar. Most scars overtime though do improve, the body usually does a good job at healing itself. ...Read more
Is raw organic Shea Butter safe and effective for eczema? I use it all over my body multiple times daily
Yes: If it' s working then continue and be well ...Read more
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
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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