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When Should I Moisturize My Baby
Likely: eczema may require a combination of treatments, the mainstay of which is proper application of topical moisturizers. Talk with your pediatrician about how to properly apply moisturizers, which ones are best to use, and what signs/symptoms of worsening eczema to look for. Sometimes referral to a specialist (dermatology, allergy/immunology) may be needed for refractory cases. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my infant was given epiceram for his eczema. can you put moisturizer on top of that?
Can but no need: You theoretically can put on a moisturizer safely, but it likely won't be of any added benefit. ...Read more
Depends...: ...What's in the moisturizer that makes it adult? If it's perfume, she can use it before her first date. The basic ingredients -- mineral oil, water, emulsifier -- are the same for all kinds of moisturizer; proportions determine how "gooey" the product is -- and preference for that varies more by skin type than by age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I often recommed cetaphil or aquafor but aveno is okay. Use it sparingly. Putting things on the face can cause rashes too. ...Read more
What is the safest moisturizer brand for a 3month old baby's face?johnson is quite harsh.pls advise.
Baby moisturizer : Aquaphor and Eucerin both make very good infant products that are safe and effective. ...Read more
I am using nivea moisturizer,liquid foundation and baby powder on my face, does it causes my pimples on my cheeks?
What is a good facial moisturizer for a 4 month old baby girl who suffers from eczema? She's transitioning off from a steroid ointment. Vaseline ok?
Eczema: Vaseline is fine provided you prevent it from getting into her mouth. Moisturizers in ointment or cream form are better than lotions. ...Read more
Some do some don't: Frequent warm water bathing will extract natural skin oils and lead to dry skin. Using cooler water and bathing less often can reduce the need for supplemental moisturizers or eliminate the need all together. Kids with sensitive skin or skin disorders need guidance by their personal physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Derm: Yes especially if u love in a dry environment. Many products available for babies. Stay away from scented products. Just plan old baby lotion is okay. ...Read more
Moisturizer : It's really your preference. Most of them are made from similar ingredients. If you have sensitive skin, look for fragrance free, dye free. I like Vaseline Intensive Care Creamy, or The Body Shop 'butters'. Also, I answered your other question, and want to make sure you understand how worried I am. ...Read more
Essential: Uv light is damaging to skin and undoubtedly a cause of skin cancers, so sun protection is always important. ...Read more
Quality sunscreen: is the absolute best antiaging protection, look for one with an SPF of at least 30 and better 40 or higher, as well as a hat and polarized sunglasses. Cover your hands, too, which will give away your age much sooner than your face if you take care of one and not the other. A moisturizing product with retinoic acid, ascorbic acid, niacinamide, or argirilene will help diminish wrinkles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quite a bit.: There are lots of drugstore moisturizer that claim superiority over each other and can be quite pricey such as Oil of Olay, Clinique,CeraVe but there are others like TrueScience and Nerium that are not sold over the counter that claim antiaging properties. What is important is the preventative measures such as no smoking, drink lots of water, avoid prolonged exposure to sun without protection . ...Read more
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