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Does Galvanic Spa's Olive Oil Really Work?

I've been using the Galvanic Spa II for about 2 weeks now. It really does work, but the small pre-treatment and treatment gel is so expensive. Does... READ MORE

I can't get rid of this. I'm hispanic with pregnancy mask. What's the best treatment? (Photo)

What is the best tx for pregnancy mask on hispanic skin. I use nuquin hp 4% cream and retin-a .05% as well . I use 50 SPF sunscreen for face. I have... READ MORE

Can I Put Lemon Juice on my Face and Leave It Overnight?

I've done it several times before to even out my skin tone, and it doesn't burn my skin or irritate it at all. I wash off the undiluted juice... READ MORE

What Can Be Done About Milia on the Cheeks and Under the Eyes??

I am using a tretinoin cream but it is not helping. I can't even wear makeup because it makes them more obvious and this is really affecting my... READ MORE

Can Electrical Muscle Stimulators Increase Facial Volume?

Through rigorous WEIGHT-BEARING (resistance) facial exercise I've been able to pump up the volume of my age-related sunken cheeks. Like pumping up... READ MORE

What is the Best Treatment to Remove Brown Spots on the Face for Tan Skin? (photo)

I'm 16 w/ tan skin. I used to have 3 brown spots on my face when I was a kid. Now almost half of my face has brown spots. I don't know what... READ MORE

Will Nuderm Creams Work Without the Peel?

I have just bought the Nuderm creams from skin doctor but because of my age (70) and 'downtime' of a peel. I have decided now not to have the... READ MORE

Are There Any Alternative Treatment to Milia?

I have Milia around my eyes. I went to a dermatologist a few years ago and he scratched the area with a needle. It was a bloody experience! But it... READ MORE

Is there a substitute for La Mer to make the acne skin better?

I used a sample of La Mer and it did help my skin become better. But it's too expensive and I'm wondering if there is a good substitute for it. Thank you! READ MORE

What to do after Triluma, 4% Hydroquinone & IPL did not work on erasing brown spots on face?

I am a naturally fair-skinned Asian. I have had brown patches on my skin that developed over time. I use sun screen daily and adamant about extra... READ MORE

How should I combine AHA and Retinol together?

I am trying to find an answer to the question- how should I use AHA Peel and Retinol - some articles suggest using AHA and Retinol on alternative... READ MORE

What's the best treatment for my pimples?

Having pimple pblm since 7-8 months...nd m in under treatment ..doxycyclin nd azithromycin nd topical m using bezoyl peroxide nd clindamycin but not... READ MORE

Is there any alternative over the counter medication for Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide?

I've been using acanya for a while now. I just need to know what are the best options for over the counter medications for acanya. I had just run out... READ MORE

Desperately seeking skincare; Gentler retinol dosages or alternative product. 37 YO, non-smoker, non-tanner, dry skin type?

I decided I was going to really dedicate myself to trying ZO Ossential(1% retinol ) serum on 7/15. First buffering with moisturizer for about 3 weeks... READ MORE

I've been told to stop using face scrub as it will worsen broken capillaries. What alternatives are there to exfoliate my skin?

I have oily, breakout prone skin as well as a vascular problem, so I'm very confused about what to do for the best. READ MORE

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