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When Should I Moisturize My Babys Skin
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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