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Have brown skin. I never tried any face creams. In my teens. Dry skin with tiny pimples around face. Any good basic cream to reduce acne and have glow?

See below. Please consult this site for home treatment. You may need to try more than one treatment to see what works for you. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...

Please explain which face cream is good for dry skin type?

Depends on skin type. This is not an easy answer and it really depends on your skin type and sensitivities. I generally recommend Lubriderm, Cetaphil or Eucerin with SPF . Read more...

Any recommendations for creams to treat flakey, dry skin on eyelids and face?

Dry skin. Regular facial cleansing with gentle exfolitation followed by eucerin sensitive location. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. Read more...

Dry skin on face and blotchy on neck and burning when applying creams?

Allergy testing. It sounds as if you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. You may want to try 100% pure products such as lanolin or aloe vera or switch to hypoallergenic products. You may want to incentive the i allergy by undergoing skin testing by an allergist or dermatologist. Read more...

My derm doc said there is no advantage to using face creams. I think skin looks less dry. What is real?

Depends. If you are simply trying to moisturize, then creams are helpful, but too greasy may cause acne. If trying to look younger, most otc are useless. Read more...

I have very dry skin on my face only. Have tried oils, creams, lotions - some prescription. Nothing works. Should I try ammonium lactate skin cream?

Dry facial skin. 2 questions 1. Is it dryness? Conditions that can have flaking and scaling on the face include seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and others. 2. If it is dryness, it's important to eliminate things that would contribute to it, such as harsh soaps, washcloths, extensive exfoliation, fragrances/dyes, etc. Most ammonium lactate lotions are too irritating to the face. Please see a dermatologist. Read more...

I have had red, very dry skin on one side of my face and forehead for a year. I have a derm appt in a month but can I use desonide cream until then?

Facial redness. It is not usual to have one-sided facial redness and dryness for a solid year. If you haven't been using desonide daily for the last year, then you should have no trouble using it while waiting for your appt. Read more...
No. Since you already have an appointment in place then it is advisable to keep that appointment except if the desonide cream was prescribed for the condition. A hypoallergenic facial moisturizer should do till you see the Dermatologist. Read more...