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Doctor insights on: When Should I Moisturize My Babys Skin

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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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My infant was given epiceram for his eczema. Will moisturizer help?

My infant was given epiceram for his eczema. Will moisturizer help?

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

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When is it safe to use adult moisturizer on my baby's skin?

When is it safe to use adult moisturizer on my baby's skin?

Anytime.: The only difference between an "adult" moisturizer and a "baby" moisturizer is the labeling. Just be sure to apply it to a small area of skin the first time or two, to be sure that your baby is not allergic to or irritated by any of the moisturizer's ingredients. ...Read more

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Do babies need moisturiser for their skin.

Do babies need moisturiser for their skin.

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 more

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Do babies need moisturiser or any other lotion for their skin?

Do babies need moisturiser or any other lotion for their skin?

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

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Is the moisturizer good for your skin?

When you are young: moisturizing sunscreen may be enough, but as skin ages, you may need moisturizing cream to help your aging skin ...Read more

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Why does moisturizer makes my skin oily?

Why does moisturizer makes my skin oily?

Your skin: has natural oils so often you can get away without using moisturizer and just use a moisturizing sunscreen. Pick a sunscreen with Zinc oxide which is less greasy also ...Read more

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What is the best, (yet cheapest) skin moisturizer?

What is the best, (yet cheapest) skin moisturizer?

Petrolatum: Over the counter petrolatum (petroleum jelly) should work fine. I should be applied immediately after drying off since it doesn't add moisture to the skin; it simply reduces moisture loss from the skin. ...Read more

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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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