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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Definition)

When the skin is dry or injured, moisturizing creams or lotions can be ...Read more


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What are the best OTC facial moisturizers for dry skin?

What are the best OTC facial moisturizers for dry skin?

Facial Moisturizer: Cerave lotion is a very good moisturizer because it has ceramides and it is otc. Another good product is cetaphil restoraderm moisturizing lotion which also has ceramides. Try each one and see which one you like. ...Read more

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What are the best face moisturiser for dry skin?

What are the best face moisturiser for dry skin?

Health Tap: asks their doctors not to recommend particular brands or product lines. Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire ...Read more

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The best facial lotions for dry skin?

The best facial lotions for dry skin?

Facial Lotions: Two good facial lotions are cerave and restoraderm both of which are over the counter. They both have ceramides which are important in treating dry skin. ...Read more

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What are the best drugstore products for dry flaky skin?

Cerave,amlactin: Cerave and amacton are two approaches which can even be combined to improve dry flaky skin. ...Read more

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What are the best products for acne prone dry skin with redness?

What are the best products for acne prone dry skin with redness?

Creams, not gels: The treatment would depend on the severity of the acne. Gels are more drying than creams, and more likely to cause irritation. The otc benzoyl peroxide preps tend to have alcohol, and can irritate. A prescription, water based benzoyl peroxide would be less drying. Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) lotion, or Azelex cream can calm the pimples, with minimal drying. An oral antibiotic may also be necessary. ...Read more

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What are the best skin moisturizers?

What are the best skin moisturizers?

Cream: Dry skin are better controlled by creams or ointments, not lotions which are more "popular". Aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil, cerave, nivea, aquaphore are all good products. ...Read more

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What is the best facial cleanser/moisturizer for dry/sensitive skin?

What is the best facial cleanser/moisturizer for dry/sensitive skin?

Cleanser: Make CeraVe® Hydrating Cleanser a vital part of your daily skin care regimen. Ideal for normal to dry skin types. Use daily morning and night to gently remove dirt, oil and makeup without disrupting the skin’s natural protective barrier. Never drying, ceramides help moisturize, restore and maintain the skin’s natural protective function. ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizer for dry skin?

M2 Skin Recovery: The m2 skin recovery moisturizer with malic and mandelic acid is an outstanding skin moisturizer. ...Read more

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What's the best skincare product for dry skin?

What's the best skincare product for dry skin?

Moisturize: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot! use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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What are the best facial cream cleansers for acne?

What are the best facial cream cleansers for acne?

Non-comedogenic: The issue with cream cleansers is their tendency to clog the pores which then makes the acne worse! many creams are meant to moisturize the skin of people without acne. Non-comedogenic cleansesrs or acceptalble. Read the label carefully and only use non-comedogenic cream cleansers. ...Read more

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What is the best facial lotion/cream for extremely dry & itchy skin?

What is the best facial lotion/cream for extremely dry & itchy skin?

A few kinds: Something without any fragrances and just a plain moisturizer like Cetaphil, eucerin or aquaphor. ...Read more

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What is the best acne wash for dry skin?

What is the best acne wash for dry skin?

Acne wash : There are many different brands-they include cetaphil, cerave, oilattum, dove.And ultra gentle cleanser by neutrogena. If you ask you dermatologist , he or she may give you samples so you can try some of them. ...Read more

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What is the best body wash for dry sensitive skin?

Moisturizing Wash: Moisturizing cleansers made for dry sensitive skin such as cetaphil, dove, aveeno, (oatmeal) cerave, neutrogena, aquanil, oil of olay. Avoid drying soaps such as ivory, zest, coast, irish springs. ...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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Are oils, creams or lotions best for extremely dry facial skin? Thank you.

Are oils, creams or lotions best for extremely dry facial skin? Thank you.

Creams: Creams are best for dry skin. You could even put on an ointment such as vaseline or aveeno (oatmeal) healing ointment or aquaphor at night. You should also use a mild soap such as cetaphil, basis for dry skin, vanicream soap or oilatum. ...Read more

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What kind of creams are the best for dry, itchy, flaky skin?

What kind of creams are the best for dry, itchy, flaky skin?

No one best: If there was only one, there would be only one choice in the dry skin aisle. Every skin is different, so what works for one may not work for others. Best to take short showers, soak in tub for 30 mins and then apply cream . There are some good rx creams for dry skin but are very expensive ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizer for dry skin?

M2 Skin Recovery: The m2 skin recovery moisturizer with malic and mandelic acid is an outstanding skin moisturizer. ...Read more

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What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

BEST BODY LOTION+++: THE BEST BODY LOTION/MOISTURIZER FOR YOU IS WHAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU! YOU ARE UNIQUE! TRY THEM ALL! SEE IF YOU CAN GET SAMPLES FROM THE COSMETIC COMPANIES OR MANUFACTURERS. BEST LUCK . . . ...Read more

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I need a face moisturizer for dry skin please help!?

Facial moisturizer: There are many good ones like aveeno (oatmeal) lotion which are tremendous moisturizer and some of them actually have sunscreens within them. In frequent sun exposure i would definitely grab one with sun protection spf factor 30 or greater. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good drugstore face moisturizer for dry skin?

Docs, what's a good drugstore face moisturizer for dry skin?

Health Tap doctors: have been asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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I have very dry skin .which vitamins is good to take and what good moisturizer you would advice for my face?

I have very dry skin .which vitamins is good to take and what good moisturizer you would advice for my face?

Please look at the: ingredients on the label of any skin cream you are thinking of using. If it has alcohol in it do not buy it. Alcohol dries the skin. Vitamin E capsules can help the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Derms: what is a good facial moisturizer for severely dehydrated (not dry) skin secondary to pots? Need some tips to keep water inside skin.

Derms: what is a good facial moisturizer for severely dehydrated (not dry) skin secondary to pots? Need some tips to keep water inside skin.

Pangea Organics: I recommend the discovery kit for dry skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://bit.ly/17wwcjw. ...Read more

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What are the best OTC facial moisturizers for dry skin?

Facial Moisturizer: Cerave lotion is a very good moisturizer because it has ceramides and it is otc. Another good product is cetaphil restoraderm moisturizing lotion which also has ceramides. Try each one and see which one you like. ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizing product to use on your face for someone with very dry skin?

What is the best moisturizing product to use on your face for someone with very dry skin?

Eucerin: There are many excellent skin moisurizers on the market and many are very safe for facial use. Eucerin is one example of a wonderful skin moisturizer. ...Read more

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Can you recommend an affordable, nourishing daytime moisturizer for dry skin?

Dry skin: You have a few options - i like using the cetaphil products. There are generic store brands that are quite similar and possibly more cost effective. Check with your local pharmacist. ...Read more

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I have a very sensitive dry skin. Do I need to put a lot of moisturizer? How much moisturizer is good for me and how to apply correctly?

I have a very sensitive dry skin. Do I need to put a lot of moisturizer? How much moisturizer is good for me and how to apply correctly?

Moisturization: If the skin barrier is compromised, e.g. from dry skin, bacteria can colonize the skin, irritate it & make it itchy, leading to scratching, more skin breakdown & more scratching. Depending on the dry skin severity, can guide which moisturizer to use. For mild dry skin, lotion can be good, for moderate, a cream can be good, for very dry, lotion + vaseline (all work best w/in 5 minutes of bathing) ...Read more

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Hello! I have Dry Skin Should I use moisturizer on the areas of the skin which is affected. Or all over the body? Also Do you rub it in or dab it?

All over: You never know which part of the skin will dry up next. Using the cream all over the body should prevent dryness, & should be safe as long as the cream is hypoallergenic, and well-reputed brand. Avoid creams with excess perfumes, colorings, bleaches, "whiteners" or other additives. These can dry out skin & cause more problems in the future. Good luck. ...Read more

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What moisturizer to use for very dry skin ?

Many options: The best answer is one that you will use daily so a texture and scent will affect that. A good option is cerave cream. It is best to shower, pat your skin dry, and liberally apply a moisturizer within three minutes. ...Read more

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What are the best face moisturiser for dry skin?

Health Tap: asks their doctors not to recommend particular brands or product lines. Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire ...Read more

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A good drugstore moisturizer for dry skin that wont clog pores? Trying to save money.

A good drugstore moisturizer for dry skin that wont clog pores? Trying to save money.

Moisturizer: For the face, i recommend you use otc cerave lotion for your face and cerave cream for your body. ...Read more

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Any moisturizer i put on my skin makes it flush and stay red.. Even organic natural oils like cocoanut.. My dry skin = break outs. Suggestions?

Any moisturizer i put on my skin makes it flush and stay red.. Even organic natural oils like cocoanut.. My dry skin = break outs. Suggestions?

Allergy: you might be allergic to one of the chemicals in the moisturizer--usually its perfumes which are used for scent. But I would suggest seeing your doctor or dermatologist. allergy testing? ...Read more

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I think I have allergies. Very dry skin. Hurts when I put moisturizer on it. What should I do?

I think I have allergies. Very dry skin. Hurts when I put moisturizer on it. What should I do?

Dry skin: So people who have allergies also have dry skin to go with it. Use petroleum jelly or Aquaphor frequently throughout the day and immediately after bathing.. Avoid drying soaps or skin products with alcohol and fragrances. ...Read more

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I have very dry skin around my nose & between my eyebrows it burns when I put moisturizer on it doesn't happen all the time what should I do about it?

Seborrheic dermatiti: Possibly seborrheic dermatitis. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can begin with an azole cream daily. Ketoconazole, clotrimazole, miconazole are OTC @ about $5. OTC hydrocortisone can be added for short periods. Prescription calcineurin inhibitor tacrolimus ointment is often effective. Prescription oral azol once a month is very effective. You can wash face with dandruff shampoo. ...Read more

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My acne products cause my skin to peel and dry, but i've got combination oily and dry skin. I don't want to use a cream moisturizer, what should I do?

My acne products cause my skin to peel and dry, but i've got combination oily and dry skin. I don't want to use a cream moisturizer, what should I do?

Try pangea organics: I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://bit.ly/146axow. ...Read more