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What should I look for in natural skin care products?

What should I look for in natural skin care products?

Go natural: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What ingredients should I look for in a skin care product?

What ingredients should I look for in a skin care product?

Pangea Organics: I recommend pangea organics. They have excellent product for sensitive skin including the egyptian calendula with blood orange facial cleanser, french rosemary with sweet orange facial toner, and italian red mandarin with rose facial cream. These offer carefully selected bio available ingredients that provide superior hydration in addition to anti aging, antioxidant, smoothing ; calming benefits. ...Read more

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What should I look for in an over-the-counter skin care product?

What should I look for in an over-the-counter skin care product?

Depends: Depends on what your skin care needs are... Do you have problems with acne? Dry skin? In general, products that are fragrance-free and lack unnecessary ingredients are preferred. Some safe choices are cerave & cetaphil products. You should see your physician or be evaluated by a dermatologist for more specific recommendations given your skin type. ...Read more

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What should I look for in an anti-aging skin product?

What should I look for in an anti-aging skin product?

A C and E: Different forms of vitamin a include retinoids, retinol and retin a (tretinoin). These are related compounds that have proven collagen boosting effects. The products available over the counter usually do not contain enough active ingredient to be very effective. Vitamin c also has collagen boosting effects and powerful antioxidant effects. Vitamin e is another great antioxidant. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a good dermabrasion product?

What should I look for in a good dermabrasion product?

Not sure: Dermabrasion machines are of 2 kinds, those that use crystals such as aluminum oxide or sodium bicarbonate, and those that use a diamond-tipped surface, to sand away small uneven spots on the surface of the skin. Professional machines should be fda-approved for medical use. Good results can depend on the judgment and skill of the physician using the machine, rather than on the machine itself. ...Read more

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I have acne prone skin and looking for good skin care range like eucrin or vichy. What do you suggest to maintain pimple and mark free skin?

I have acne prone skin and looking for good skin care range like eucrin or vichy. What do you suggest to maintain pimple and mark free skin?

Firstline : Creams containing antibiotics like metronidazole or clindamycin work well for acne. Also, benzoyl peroxide is a good agent to use. These are typically available with a prescription. I would be happy to offer guidance via a one on one text or telephone or video consultation. ...Read more

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I have very sensitive skin i want to go all organic in my skin care because of the benefits do you have suggestions on good organic skin care lines?

I have very sensitive skin i want to go all organic in my skin care because of the benefits do you have suggestions on good organic skin care lines?

Pangea Organics: I recommend pangea organics. They have excellent product for sensitive skin including the egyptian calendula with blood orange facial cleanser, french rosemary with sweet orange facial toner, and italian red mandarin with rose facial cream. These offer carefully selected bio available ingredients that provide superior hydration in addition to anti aging, antioxidant, smoothing ; calming benefits. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for a natural skin care line that will clear and improve my skin?

Any suggestions for a natural skin care line that will clear and improve my skin?

Gentle: It all depends on your skin type. Your skin care regimen should center around an excellent sunscreen, ideally with with zinc and titanium dioxide. Regular use will protect your skin from photo damage. For specific brand recommendations, discuss with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What ingredients should I look for in an exfoliate for my face and how many time should I exfoliate?

What ingredients should I look for in an exfoliate   for my face and how many time should I exfoliate?

AHAs: Alpha hydroxy acids are good options found in many products. Also a clarisonic mia is an option. Do it twice a week to begin. ...Read more

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What are the ingredients i need to look for in a facial product to help me reduce my sunspots? Thanks.

What are the ingredients i need to look for in a facial product to help me reduce my sunspots? Thanks.

Sunscreens should: be used to prevent sunspots. Older sunspots will fade so best to prevent future spots from forming. http://www.elle.com/beauty/news/g26527/best-face-sunscreen/?slide=5 ...Read more

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Want my tan lines to go away. Is there any stores with skin lightening products for your body?

Want my tan lines to go away. Is there any stores with skin lightening products for your body?

Self tanner, time: Try using a self-tanner on the pale areas of skin to reduce the color difference. Prevent worsening by protecting all areas of your skin from the sun using protective clothing, seeking shade, and using broad spectrum sunblock on exposed skin. Bleaching creams are more hazardous than these solutions, and not recommended. ...Read more

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What are the best skin care products doctors recommend for oily skin! help!?

What are the best skin care products doctors recommend for oily skin! help!?

Skin care: Oily skin may be do to hormones and over aggressive washing of the skin. At times, when the skin is dried from soap and washing vigorously the oil glands become irritated and secrete more oil. Try a cleanser rather than soap, a good moisture cream and at times glycolic acids work, too. www.artofplasticsurgery.com. ...Read more

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Hi dermatologist doctor i would like to seek advice on how to have beautiful skin inside and out? Any vitamins that would help to maintain good skin?

Beautiful skin: Beautiful skin depends on things, like good balanced nutrition, plenty of sleep, using a sunscreen daily and avoiding sun exposure, gentle care without scrubbing or overdrying. Stress levels can adversely affect skin and increase acne and eczema. The rest is mostly genetic. Much of what our skin looks like depends on our parents and grandparents. Dermatologists can help achieve beautiful ski. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a product to restore hair after baldness?

What should I look for in a product to restore hair after baldness?

Hair restoration: The rogaine (minoxidil) line of products is effective if used per directions. Consider seeking the care of a plastic surgeon offering hair restoration services for more information. ...Read more

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I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?

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I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?

Dry skin: if symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, no special moisturizer, any good one can do, the idea is to trap the moisture right after hydrating your skin, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more

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Sir what foods to eat to have a good skin?Sir please give me a list of foods which are good for skin.I have a oily skin.

Sir what foods to eat to have a good skin?Sir please give me a list of foods which are good for skin.I have a oily skin.

Not enough space: To give full details here. Good nutrition is important for skin health. I found an article online about this that sums it up nicely: http://www.Webmd.Com/beauty/face/skin-nutrition. ...Read more

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What is an ingredient I should look for when searching for acne products for sensitive skin?

What is an ingredient I should look for when searching for acne products for sensitive skin?

Retinol: In general, i recommend my patients with sensitive skin to wash with cetaphil facial cleanser, and use a retinol containing product nightly such as roc night cream. Once your skin is used to this regimen, you might consult with your doctor to begin a prescription regimen that includes a tretinoin, topical antibiotic and benzoyl peroxide. Sometimes oral regimen is needed for clearance. ...Read more

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Advice for skin care. I have a sensitive skin and I get acne easily. What things or food do I need to avoid? What is the proper regimen? Or any advice

Advice for skin care. I have a sensitive skin and I get acne easily. What things or food do I need to avoid? What is the proper regimen? Or any advice

A dermatologist is: the best specialist to see for skin issues. Having said that, avoid junk food, greasy, food, and any lotions that contain alcohol. Wash w/mild soap and warm water. Peace and good health. ...Read more