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Doctor insights on: The Best Skin Care Products For African American Skin

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Dr. Maritza Baez
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Skincare (Definition)

Skincare is a term that describes simple routines to clean, moisturize, ...Read more


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What are the best skin care products doctors recommend for oily skin! help!?

What are the best skin care products doctors recommend for oily skin! help!?

Skin care: Oily skin may be do to hormones and over aggressive washing of the skin. At times, when the skin is dried from soap and washing vigorously the oil glands become irritated and secrete more oil. Try a cleanser rather than soap, a good moisture cream and at times glycolic acids work, too. www.artofplasticsurgery.com. ...Read more

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What is the best skin product for oily/combination skin for a teenage asian?

What is the best skin product for oily/combination skin for a teenage asian?

Depends: There are many good products. The best one is the one that works for you. . Oily skin is pretty normal. Examining your diet is the best treatment. Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Avoid processed flour and sugar. Cut out sodas and "junk" foods that increase oil. Two products that may be helpful are neutrogena and proactive. ...Read more

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What're the best facial care products for shiny or red skin?

What're the best facial care products for shiny or red skin?

Avene / La-ROche: Avene / la-roche posay have good products for reddness, etc. Also glytone is very good. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best makeup for pale acne prone skin?

Please recommend the best makeup for pale acne prone skin?

Non comedogenic: Any makeup you use should be non comedogenic meaning not promoting the formation of precursors to acne ...Read more

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Please recommend the best cream for even skin tone?

Products with light-: ening agents like hydroquinone and retinol or retinoids ...Read more

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What skin care product for acne works best and are easily available in retailers?

What skin care product for acne works best and are easily available in retailers?

Many: I like benzoyl peroxide 2 x daily as it kills bacteria in the skin. Add a salycilic acid wash and a non-comedogenic moisturizer and you have a good start. I add tea tree oil to the regimen to apply to pimples when they do arise and i also recommend a high dose vitamin a supplement like vitamedica healthy skin (has 12, 500 iu vit a in it) and as a result i'm using much less Accutane for severe acne! ...Read more

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Is hydroquinone harmful to the african american skin?

Is hydroquinone harmful to the african american skin?

No: Except you must rest from it every few months. Continuous use over many months may result in a paradoxical darker skin. ...Read more

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Is vitalize peel/vipeel safe for African American skin?

Yes: i have used ViPeel extensively on dark skin and it is effective and safe. ...Read more

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The best facial lotions for dry skin? Looking for one with SPF also.

The best facial lotions for dry skin? Looking for one with SPF also.

Cetaphil makes one: Cetaphil makes one with an spf of 50. Neutrogena also makes some good ones. There are others, too. ...Read more

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Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Your choice: Aveeno (oatmeal) has some pricey, relatively weak salicylic acid glamourized with soy for some reason. Tea tree as an oil that's an estrogen and has made guys grow breasts. How abut getting serious? If topical benzoyl peroxide (dirty-cheap) as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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What skin care product is good for dry, oily skin?

What skin care product is good for dry, oily skin?

Pangea organics: Egyptian calendula & blood orange facial cleanser is really good for combination skin. You may want to try the skin care discovery kit for dry to sensitive skin, which has the cleanser, toner, facial cream, facial scrub and mask. The products are vegan, gluten-free and perfect for sensitive skin. You can find the catalogue at pangeaorganics.Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What is the most effective skin whitening cream for asian indian skin?

What is the most effective skin whitening cream for asian indian skin?

Skin whitening cream: I would ask a Dr in your location what they prefer and have had the best luck with. As far as I know none have been tested for safety and effectiveness. And some contain mercury. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best essential oils for skin lightening?

Please recommend the best essential oils for skin lightening?

Skin lightening: Pharmaceutical grade skin lighteners may be more effective. Have your skin evaluated by a board certified physician who can make recommendations to you. ...Read more

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