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What Kind Of Moisturizer Should I Use On My Skin In The Winter
I sometimes get dermatitis on my lips and I use carmex which gets rid of it. Is carmex ok to use on other parts of my face?
Dermatitis: You may use other moisturizers for the skin, vanicream makes a good one, so does exederm, all over the counter. ...Read more
What to do if I have oily skin on my nose and tons of blackheads especially i the creases of my nose. What is a good homemade facial?
See a dermatologist: NO homemade facial will help you. Prescription meds and mechanical extraction of them will help. Tretinoin and adapalene gels are very useful for this. Blackheads are NOT DIRT. They are comedones--large, blocked oil glands--open to air. They are oxidized by exposure to air. The oxidized sebum is dark. ...Read more
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
Can I use unitone 4 on area around eyes? And for the face what is best to put it on the dark spots or the whole face?
Avoid the eyes: Do not get this, or any chemical in your eyes. ...Read more
None: None will have any value for this problem. ...Read more
Clean acne on vagina: Best to use a non oily cleaner e.g. Cetaphil to keep from plugging up the hair follicles. ...Read more
Really itchy rash on one side of face that was in the sun. What can I do to even out color and stop itch?
Depends: You should treat the symptoms with a mild topical steroid and see if that helps. If this is really one-sided then this may be a sun-sensitivity problem, meaning something other than a sunburn. The change in skin tone may even out with time. You should probably see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I stay in the sun for a long period of time.. I get these bumps filled with clear liquid on my arms.. or whatever part of my skin is in the sun.
Hey I used a face moisturizer and I have eczama and now my skin feels dry.
What should I avoid in moisturizer or any thing to use on face or body?
I have a light pink spot on my lip from years of picking my lip. What can i use to get it back to match the tone of the rest of my lip?
I used to use a lot of baby oil and baby cream on my body would that be a reason that I have ash whote spots on my body mainly on my buttocks?
Rashes on my face came by the pollution of traffic of vehicles. What kind of facial soap can I use to clear it?
Effective sunscreens: prevent sunburn, reduce risk of skin cancer, and help prevent early skin aging by protecting you from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. 1 in 5 Americans develop skin cancer. Seek Broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays, Sun Protection Factor (SPF) 30 or higher, and water resistance. Seek shade, wear protective clothing/hats, Use extra caution near water, snow and sand. Be safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eczema: Mild eczema can be treated with moisturizers, mild sopa, and an over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream. If there is trouble with itching, you can give occasional diphenhydramine(benedryl) if not improving or more persistent eczema, he should be seen by his doctor. The doctor can prescribe stronger steroid creams as well as be sure there is not also a skin infection. ...Read more
Hi, Am a fair guy in Nigeria and I don't know the cream to use on my skin and because of that, my skin is getting dark.Please which cream should I use?
The skin on my face keeps flaking and peeling is it the lotion im using or is it the soap or hot water how do I treat this?
See a dermatologist: You have not named your soap or lotion. Use a skin cleanser with a ph of 7 or less: dove is easy to find. Use a cream with ceramides such as eucerin, cerave, cetaphil. ...Read more
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