What is the Cheapest Way to Have Smooth Legs?
- Asked by isabelg in hesperia CA.
- 4 years ago
If someone has bumps or scars on their legs. How do they clear all that without paying for so much? What is the easiest treatment?
Scars and bumps on legs
What people say are bumps and scars do not always prove to be bumps and scars once I have had the chance to evaluate them in person. Before doing anything, you may want to consult a dermatologist first.
To answer your question though, topical creams containing retinoids (retin-a, retinol, retinaldehyde, adapalene), glycolic acid, salicylic acid and "bleaching" creams for the pigmentation including hydroquinone can help. There is an OTC product called Ambi containing 2% hydroquinone. Dr. Oppenheim's suggestion of an exfoliating moisturizer such as Amlactin is also a good idea.
Scars no real cheap treatment. Bumps Depends
The scars would be difficult to treat unless they were prominent. Bumps might be treted with something like Am-Lacin which will lead to smoother skin. This is an alpha hydroxy acid and is inexpensive.
Honestly, there is nothing
The cheapest treatment is to do nothing. Since there isn't any treatment that will give you smooth legs from ones with bumps and scars, it would be wise to save all your money and do nothing. Sorry!
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