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What Is Soft Skin
Milk?: I have read that milk baths soften skin, though i don't know of any scientific evidence that it's true. A good emollient lotion (aveeno, eucerin, neutrogena, many others), applied regularly, will help. No matter what you've heard or read, drinking gallons of water will not soften your skin or prevent dryness or wrinkles. ...Read more
Delicate Baby Skin: Baby skin is already soft and delicate. Best to use soaps, creams, lotions, clothing detergents that are scent and dye free. Look for products with hypoallergenic on the label. Babies don't need to be bathed more than every other day, with the exception of the diaper area and face:) if baby is having persistent scaling, dryness or rash check in with your pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine therapy: Urine therapy involves using one's own urine to address a number of illnesses and conditions. In addition to helping maintain general health, urine therapy has been shown to be a beneficial part of skin care and to help soften the skin. To many people, urine therapy is a new idea that may take some getting used to. It is cheap as you asked. ...Read more
No chance.: When people "maturing", their skin also maturing: start to have wrinkling, drying, thinning, frackling, etc. Skin would not be back to "baby-soft" agian. You may slow-down the maturing process but never return it back. ...Read more
Moisturizing creams: Rather than medications, you can keep your skin naturally soft by applying emollients after washing. Dab dry your skin leaving some moisture on your skin before applying moisturizing creams, lotions or ointments. Although very greasy, and sometimes irritating, few things are as effective and inexpensive as plain old petrolatum jelly. ...Read more
Soft skin care: A skin care regimen that includes a hypoallergenic wash, such as Cetaphil, followed by a non fragranced moisturizer is a good basic regimen to improve skin quality. Occasionally, medicated products containing alpha or beta hydroxy acids can be used if skin problems persist. ...Read more
Exfoliate: Increases skin turnover.Get a more detailed answer ›
Soft skin: Gentle, smooth texture to most external layer of tissue covering the body. ...Read more
Hands and feet only?: If it's mainly hands and feet you're concerned about, i found the recommendation of a pedicurist works well. Vicks vapo rub applied liberally at bedtime and covered with socks overnight. It has the potential to help prevent fungal infections too. ...Read more
Lanolin: If the question relates to how to make the breasts and nipples more comfortable when breastfeeding, one of the answers is to apply lanolin, USP on the breasts before nursing or when they feel dry. And you don't have to wipe it off before the baby nurses, so you won't irritate them. ...Read more
Water first: Take a warm bath and soak for 20 minutes. It is important that you not put any oil or bubble bath in the water--just the tap water. Get out and pat dry, leaving some moisture on your skin. Then apply a moisturizer on your damp skin. The heavier the moisturizer the better--use a cream or ointment, not a lotion. If you do this regularly you will have soft skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soft skin: It is important to use a moisturizer immediately after you shower/bathe. Depending on how dry your skin is, once or twice a day application should work. Use a lotion/cream that does not contain alcohol, which can actually dry the skin. Smelling good doesn't mean it is good for the skin. Use of cetaphil, eucerin cream, or aquaphor tend to be good choices. ...Read more
If I have extremely soft skin as a guy and bleed often from minor scratches, what would be the best way to toughen my skin?
See a hematologist.: Bleeding from minor scratches is more likely to be a sign of a problem with your bleeding mechanisms than with a skin problem. It would be best to talk to your primary care doctor, or better, a hematologist to do an evaluation to find out what the real issue is. ...Read more
I have small lumb like skin hinging near anus area it has occurred in last 8-10years it dose not hurt it soft skin lumb but sm time it swell & etches?
Don't worry: It is likely a skin tag or small hemorrhoid. This is normal and shouldn't need surgical treatment. Try tronolane cream for the itch. ...Read more
When I am young I have a good fair and soft skin but today I have darkness, oiliness and bad face.So, how can I improve my face to get back my fairness.
Retin A (tretinoin) and lighten: You may need to see a dermatologist for a prescription for retin a, (tretinoin) which is still the gold standard to improving skin tone, texture and acne. There are many skin lightening creams available over the counter including my own called "brighten" available on balshiskincare.Com. Good luck. ...Read more