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Dr. Mark Pack
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Translucent Skin (Overview)

Translucent skin - allows some light to shine through, has some transparency. It may allow veins or other structures to become more visible.


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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. Mark Pack
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Translucent Skin (Overview)

Translucent skin - allows some light to shine through, has some transparency. It may allow veins or other structures to become more visible.


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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
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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Layer of white translucent skin on?

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

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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What is the definition or description of: Translucent skin?

What is the definition or description of: Translucent skin?

Translucent skin: Translucent skin - allows some light to shine through, has some transparency. It may allow veins or other structures to become more visible. ...Read more

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Chin.. I want to have a much more even and translucent skin?

And I want to be...: ...Good-looking and rich - but that's not going to happen either. In general, you have to play the hand you were dealt. Chemical peels can sometimes even out skin tone, but if you go that route, make sure the doctor doing it has lots of experience with skin peels. ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See dermatologist for check ups
2x year
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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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How to get more translucent skin around the forehead and chin?

How to get more translucent skin around the forehead and chin?

Translucent skin: Improving the tone, texture and pigment in the skin to have a look more luminous may be achieved with the use of home-care skin products and office treatments including peels, microdermabrasion, intense pulsed light or laser resurfacing treatments. The modality used depends on the amount of correction needed. Have a consultation with a cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the wound thoroughly
Once
If the wound is draining on its own, regularly change a dressing
Once
If it is not draining, or there is redness around it, see your doctor
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Can iron supplements help with translucent skin?

Can iron supplements help with translucent skin?

Not so much: While any form of anemia can be associated with pallor or poor skin color, if a person is fair complected iron won't change that. ...Read more

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If I happened to have thin, translucent skin that was caused by vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, would my skin have been that way since I was a child?

May occur : The thin skin is part of Ehlers-Danlos. It is called cutest Lexus. However as we mature there can be increased thinning. Part of it also depends on the type of Ehlers-Danlos you as there are many genetics subtypes ...Read more