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My face and neck is so darker than my body.. I am using skin lightening cream.. And sometimes cleanser, toner and moisturizer..No use. Please help. ?

My face and neck is so darker than my body.. I am using skin lightening cream.. And sometimes cleanser, toner and moisturizer..No use. Please help.
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Sunscreen: If the darker areas are on the face and neck, sun is the most likely cause. You need an excellent sunscreen with SPF of about 50. I suggest looking for zinc or titanium oxide in the ingredients for the best results. If you avoid the sun and wear sunscreen every single day, your skin should gradually even out. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Definition)

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What kind of moisturizer should I use on my skin in the winter?

What kind of moisturizer should I use on my skin in the winter?

Heavier the better: The thicker the better. Creams are better than lotions. It is important to use them often and alot---the more the better. You do not have to spend alot of money. Walgreens has everything you need. ...Read more

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I have MRSA is there any type lotion i can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

I have MRSA is there any type lotion i can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

MRSA: Where do you have the skin infection? You could wash your skin with an anti microbial soap such as dial or hibiclens and then put on any moisturizer that you like. Use a new tube or bottle of it so that the moisturizer is uncontaminated. More importantly, MRSA is not a permanent condition (eg. Like herpes) so it can be cured. Some people are carriers of MRSA in the nose which requires treatment. ...Read more

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Do cosmetic products, for example moisturizers, contain dangerous chemicals? If so, what kind of moisturizer should one use, if any? What to avoid?

Do cosmetic products, for example moisturizers, contain dangerous chemicals? If so, what kind of moisturizer should one use, if any? What to avoid?

Controversial: There's many chemicals in our products, & though fda approved them in small doses, we are using them daily, large amounts, & in combinations, so the toxic effects are cumulative. Website about this info is ewg.Org/skindeep. The short list: avoid parabens, pthalates, sulfates, bha&bht, & sodium lauryl sulfate. You need a moisturizer that's suitable for your skin's needs. I like organicjojobaoil. ...Read more

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Which facial wash and moisturizer should I use I have sensitive and combination skin.dry and oily?

Which facial wash and moisturizer should I use I have sensitive and combination skin.dry and oily?

Cetaphil: I really like Cetaphil for sensitive skin. There are a number of varieties, including ones for dry and oily skin. It can be bought over the counter at any drug store/pharmacy/Walmart without a prescription. ...Read more

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Should I use a moisturizer if i feel my skin is naturally oily?

Should I use a moisturizer if i feel my skin is naturally oily?

Oily skin: People have various skin types including oily, dry, normal, or sensitive. If you are oily, you do not need a moisturizer unless you are on any medications that may dry you out (ex-acne meds, retinol, etc). Some women do get hormonal acne and can be on drying medicines that require you to replenish moisture. ...Read more

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Is it absolutely necessary to use a moisturizer everyday for facial skin?

Is it absolutely necessary to use a moisturizer everyday for facial skin?

Nothing is absolute!: No, it is not absolutely necessary, however, it is a very good thing to do. The skin needs to moisturized and hydrated to stay in it's most healthy form. Without this, one will see changes such as wrinkles, dryness, looseness, sagging, and other features you may find undesirable. To answer---hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! drink plenty of water and lock in moisture to the skin with moisturizers. ...Read more

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