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Doctor insights on: Translucent Skin

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Translucent Skin (Overview)

Translucent skin is skin that appears very thin, fragile, and almost see-through.


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Home remedies for a translucent skin?

Home remedies for a translucent skin?

Make up or spray tan: I've never seen translucent skin, but I have seen pale skin. Tanning is one way to make the skin darker but long term exposure to the sun can cause skin aging, sun spots, wrinkling, and cancer. The alternative would be spray tanning or wearing make up. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
4 doctors shared insights

Translucent Skin (Overview)

Translucent skin is skin that appears very thin, fragile, and almost see-through.


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Any way to make my translucent skin more normal?

Any way to make my translucent skin more normal?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is the only way you can get what you really want. ...Read more

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Soon, how do I get rid of this translucent skin?

Soon, how do I get rid of this translucent skin?

You don't...: ...Unless there is an underlying cause, which is possible if this is a new development. Various medical conditions (e.g. Cushing's disease) or over-application of steroid creams, can thin your skin. But if you were born with translucent skin, that's just the way your skin is, and that's okay! pale, silky skin was much admired in victorian times. It's a part of you, so celebrate it! ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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Layer of white translucent skin on?

More Information: It's hard to know without more information. Is this something you've always had? Or is it new? Does it itch? Is it everywhere? Or only in certain places. You could be experiencing dry skin which may appear as you described above. Also if you've been sunburned recently and are shedding skin which appears white and translucent. Try using gentle moisturizers to keep skin healthy. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a translucent skin?

Make up or spray tan: I've never seen translucent skin, but I have seen pale skin. Tanning is one way to make the skin darker but long term exposure to the sun can cause skin aging, sun spots, wrinkling, and cancer. The alternative would be spray tanning or wearing make up. ...Read more

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Any way to make my translucent skin more normal?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is the only way you can get what you really want. ...Read more