How To Determine Your Skin Type Article Blog
Do you want to know how to determine your skin type? Look no further. What’s your skin type? It seems like simple enough question. Most people do not know their skin type. This is a no-shame zone, we are here to help you. Here’s how you can determine your skin type. Materials needed: Skin Cleanser (neutral pH soap bar or cleanser) Towel Blotting Tissues Steps needed: Wash your face with a skin cleanser Rinse thoroughly Gently ...

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11 hair growth tips that work okdermo skincare blog
Growing hair out requires patience, commitment, and much more. If you got a bad haircut or just want some growth, you can lengthen your hair and adopt some good habits along the way if you follow a consistent regimen. If you are looking to grow your hair out without the use of harsh chemicals, medical treatments, or even extensions, you can do it on your own. Don’t be disappointed or bored with what you already have, simply build on it. Try out the ...

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How to Grow Longer, Stronger, and Healthier Eyelashes
You don't have to try different mascaras or fake eyelashes to get beautiful lashes! You can work to improve the overall health of your natural lashes. Try using natural remedies, like castor, coconut, or olive oil, green tea, or petroleum jelly, to help with growth. You can also talk to a dermatologist about prescription medication to help your lashes grow. Method 1: Buying Lash Strengthening Products Use an eyelash thickening medication. Bimatoprost, ...

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Latisse (Careprost, Bimat, Lumigan) Reviews
Six months ago I started using Latisse for my eye lashes after my dermatologist saw me using lash extensions. I was at my friend's wedding the weekend before and loved the length and fullness so much that I tried to make them last a few more days. I never thought of getting them done on a repetitive basis until I fell in love with how full they looked. At $150 to have them first placed, then $40 every two weeks to update, it was no inexpensive cosmetic ...

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Latisse Generics Buy Online Okdermo
I get a lot of questions about my eyelashes, so I thought I would blog about what I do to enhance them. Latisse (Bimatoprost active component) is an Rx liquid in an eye dropper bottle that you put on like eyeliner, and helps grow your natural lashes longer and thicker. There are several best options which the marked may offer among Bimatoprost drops generics to save your wallet - Bimat, Careprost, and a Lumigan (from the original Latisse manufacturer ...

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Skin Care for Older Women With Oily Skin
If decades pass as you struggle with an oil-slick complexion, it’s time to admit it may be a lifelong battle. Although hormones and heredity control how long your face stays oily, you can successfully stop the shine. While oily skin is just as problematic at 40 as it is at 20, age requires a major overhaul of your skin care routine. Fighting wrinkles, lines and age spots without breaking out like a preteen means reading product labels like a pro. Step 1: ...

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How to Treat Hyperpigmentation Melasma
Human skin contains melanocyte cells that produce melanin, a pigment found in the skin, hair, and eyes, through a process called melanogenesis. Too much melanin leads to hyperpigmented skin, common examples of which include freckles and age spots. Hyperpigmentation can result from sun exposure, trauma to the skin, a medical condition, or as a side effect of certain drugs. While hyperpigmentation is not a serious medical condition, you may want to seek ...

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Treting Acne During Pregnancy
Pregnancy changes your body, for better or for worse. Your skin is no exception. Now that you're pregnant, you may notice a sudden flare-up of acne breakouts, even if your skin has been relatively clear for years. Maybe pregnancy is causing you to develop acne for the first time – ever. It's annoying, but know that changes in the skin are very common during pregnancy. Whether or not you decide to treat acne during your pregnancy depends on your skin, ...

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Retin-A Tretinoin For Acne Treatment
Your guide to treating acne with Retin-A, Retin-A Micro, and Generic Tretinoin Retin-A (tretinoin) is a medication (Rx in some countries) used to treat mild to moderately severe acne. It belongs to a group of medications called topical retinoids, medications that are derived from vitamin A. Retin-A can help improve inflammatory acne, and it's one of the few acne medications that also work especially well for treating comedonal acne (lots of blackheads and ...

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Topical Treatment Of Melasma: Causes. Symptoms. Treatment
General Information Melasma is a common hypermelanotic disorder affecting the face that is associated with considerable psychological impacts. The management of melasma is challenging and requires a long-term treatment plan. In addition to the avoidance of aggravating factors like oral pills and ultraviolet exposure, topical therapy has remained the mainstay of treatment. Multiple options for topical treatment are available, of which hydroquinone (HQ) is ...

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Retinoids and Retinol
In the realm of skincare, I similarly believe in loving few but loving hard, with retinoids, sunscreen, AHAs, vitamin C, vitamin E, green tea, and peptides having the most research support — and hence my favoritism. Retinoids, however, top the list. Along with sunscreen, retinoids are still the gold standard of anti-aging in skin care. As Dr. Ranella Hirsch, M.D., president-elect of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, once said in an interview, ...

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If you’re one of those people who always get a zit right before an important event, I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone. Sister, we’ve all been there. From looking up remedies online to buying all sorts face cleaning products, we promise ourselves a better tomorrow. That rarely happens, right? Thought some good face washes or face cleaning products sometimes work for you but it's not always the same, and they mostly hide the underlying ...

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How To Combine Retinoids Acids Peptides
Retinoids and Vitamin C for several years can be met not only in the cosmetologist's office and expensive professional product lines but also in quite mass products. Nevertheless, highly effective formulas - and even more those that really work - are not so harmless: in order not to harm the skin, it is worthwhile to introduce them into skin care regimen attentively and carefully. We'll tell how. VITAMIN C This fashion ingredient and an important ...

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Difference Between Retin-A and Tretinoin
Do you wonder what is the difference between Retin-A and Tretinoin, or whether you were prescribed the wrong acne cream/gel? Not to worry, you've got the medication you're supposed to have. Retin-A is a brand name for the drug tretinoin. Yes, medications have their brands. Retin-A has become the most popular term used when referring to topical tretinoin treatments. But many companies manufacture topical tretinoin. Some offer tretinoin treatments ...

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The thyroid gland is often described as a “butterfly-shaped” gland because it has two lobes that look like butterfly wings on either side of the trachea that are connected to each other by a central isthmus, which lies across the anterior portion of the neck (the front) at the base of the neck. It is only about two inches in length and about an inch in height, making it the size of a large butterfly and often difficult to feel unless it is enlarged. ...

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What Is Thyroid Disorder
Thyroid disease is a common problem that can cause symptoms because of over- or under-function of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is an essential organ for producing thyroid hormones, which maintain are body metabolism. The thyroid gland is located in the front of the neck below the Adam's apple. Thyroid disease can also sometimes lead to enlargement of the thyroid gland in the neck, which can cause symptoms that are directly related to the increase ...

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Covering Acne Effectively while Retin-A Tretinoin Treatment
Everyone knows that acne treatment with Tretinoin (Retin-A) creams and gels may take a while, from 2 to 5 months for complete recovery. To feel confidence and pretty during all this time OKDERMO recommend infographic guide from Positivehealthwellness how to stay cute and beautiful covering acne effectively.   Post by:           Marcella Jiovanni Skin Care Professional "Marcella Jiovanni actively ...

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Everyone should know that prior to the development of Retin-A in the 1970’s, by Dr.Albert Kligman and Dr.James Fulton, dermatologists basically relied upon oral Vitamin A to help treat acne, and just a few topical treatments helped with signs of photoaging. Then Retin-A Cream was developed.  Although it was originally used as an acne treatment product, Retin-A has numerous uses now, such as: Treating signs of aging Deeply exfoliating the ...

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All the ingredients starting with R (Retinol, Retinoic Acid, Etc.) do the same thing? Yes and no. Prescription strength formulas contain retinoic acid, the magic ingredient that fights visible aging; nonprescription alternatives need to be converted into retinoic acid by the skin at the cellular level. "In off-the-shelf formulas, the ingredient called retinol is the only derivative of vitamin A worth using," says an associate professor of ...

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    Melasma is more commonly found in women than in men. It is also linked with hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy and therefore, dark patches are usual in pregnant women. If a woman is taking HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) or contraceptive pills, melasma is likely to occur. There is a difference between melasma and chloasma. The dark patches during pregnancy are known as a mask of pregnancy or chloasma. They remain on the ...

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Retin-A User Guide
Explanation of anti-ageing benefits of Retin-A. Retin-A is an artificial vitamin A derivative which used by dermatologists to combat ageing for over 20 years. It started out as a treatment for acne, but most mid-age people using Retin-A for an anti-acne purpose soon discovered that their skin became firmer, fresher, smoother and younger-looking as a result of the treatment. Dermatologists then began researching the benefits of Retin-A as an ...

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FAQ Hydroquinone Skin Creams
Q. Is hydroquinone safe/good for skin and face?  А. Yes. Hydroquinone is safe if used as directed, for the prescribed duration by your doctor. Please limit sun exposures and apply sunscreens or cover the treated area with protective clothing. Even minimal exposure to the sun can reverse the bleaching effect of hydroquinone. Hydroquinone should not be used in excess quantity for long duration. Q. Is hydroquinone topical a steroid? А. No. ...

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Facial Hair Growth Inhibitor Creams (Vaniqa generics)
Some of us have undesirable hair growth. Let's talk frankly, we all badly want to get rid of it. There is some ways to dispose of it: depilation creams, wax, laser, etc. The laser is a highly efficient method, but it doesn't fit everyone and the cost of the whole course is too high. Shaving, as well as waxing and depilation creams, have to be done systematically and it's additional booked time in our everyday routine. There is one option that may help us to ...

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How to Minimize Irritation & Redness With Retin-A
Retin-A is cream that consists of tretinoin and treats many of skin problems such as acne, fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. As it's high resultative method to improve your skin condition it also has its side effects. The main consequences of using Retin-A is light irritation and redness as far as tretinoin helps our skin to renew faster than it does regularly. But if you pay attention to your skin behaviour and sensitivity and pick right strength of ...

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Bimat Eyelash Growth Serum Review by Maxime Savage
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODyo37jEmb8 An awesome Maxime Savage showing his stunning results from using OKDERMO Bimatoprost (Bimat, Careprost, Lumigan) Eyelash Growth serums! Post by:         Marcella Jiovanni Skin Care Professional "Marcella Jiovanni actively promotes the importance of maintaining healthy skin, she envisions the future of dermatology as moving away from pure medical, pharmacological dermatology ...

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Ketoconazole 2% for Dandruff and Hair Loss
Hair loss is the most common problem faced by the people nowadays. It is ordinary to lose a few strands of hair daily, but a larger number - is a problem already. Main causes for intensive hair fall is dandruff, unhealthy lifestyle, scalp infection, hormonal changes, pollution, dust, and improper and irregular hair care. Hair falling during fungal infections going in a way that patches are formed on the scalp, hair may also become so thin that the scalp ...

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How To Properly Use Dandruff Treatment Products
In this post I will introduce you remedies for the dry itchy scalp or seborrheic dermatitis and how to use it properly, some tricks to achieve the best results from dandruff products you using. I think that you know that scalp dandruff is common and most people misinterpret the scale and itch as 'dry scalp', it's not right. The scalp is not dry, it has a rash condition and medicated shampoos deliver the medicine necessary to treat the problem. Here you ...

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How To Use Hydroquinone Topical Creams
First and foremost that Hydroquinone should be used cyclically - not more than 4 months in one cycle. Your skin should rest of hydroquinone with such great ingredients like kojic acid, azelaic acid, arbutin, and other natural & healing lightening agents (especially if you have darker skin). Hydroquinone works by blocking the tyrosinase enzyme, which is responsible for the melanin production - skin pigment. As long as you continue using ...

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The scalp of regular person has almost 120,000 hairs, and most of us lose almost 110 hairs every day according to leading dermatologist's researchers. If these numbers are higher then it may point that there are some disorders. The most common disease appears in women, men and children and it's called alopecia(autoimmune disorder). There is many different types of alopecia: spot hair looseness, hair looseness of the scalp or whole body, temporary or ...

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What is Glycolic Acid, Lactic and Citric Acids for Skin
All of us likes to be in trend and keep our hands on the pulse with new cosmetics and skin care products. But that what encourages us the most is the true results of this cosmetics we see every day! We all know the Alpha Hydroxy Acids (abbr. AHA, contains lactic, glycolic acids etc.). And today we will find out the advantages of high popular Glycolic Acid. Glycolic Acid used for removing wrinkles and for skin moisturizing purposes because of its natural ...

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Tretinoin Cream for Wrinkle Treatment
Vitamin A has many many different forms, one of them is Tretinoin. It's classified spot form of vitamin A. Tretinoin cream has several usages, such as wrinkle fighter, acne treatment etc. Let me tell you some more about how to use Tretinoin and get the best results Effects As studies show when Tretinoin contacts with skin it bus tires skin cells called retinoid receptors. This receptor mostly consists of that one which is responsible for cell creation ...

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Monobenzone as a Skin Bleacher
If you’re considering using monobenzone to achieve a lighter complexion – stop. If you have already started using monobenzone and you do not have vitiligo, stop immediately. (Did that grab your attention? I hope it did!) Of all the chemicals that bleach the skin, monobenzone is the worst thing anyone with normal skin can use.  And by ‘normal skin’, I mean the skin of someone without vitiligo. If you have dark marks from acne, scars or ...

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Let's Talk About Chemical Peels
Today our topic is Chemical Peels. Very often I have chats with my customers, clients, patients and friends about their dull skin. They are saying that wrinkles and fine lines getting deeper and dark spots getting even darker after the sunbathing over the time. But not be afraid of it! It is just a question of right skincare and I'm going to tell you more about it. First of all, let's find out why you are all get into the experience with wrinkles, pigments ...

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  Tretinoin has several forms, such as cream or gel. The most effective and proven brand of tretinoin is Retin-A and it beats acne, fine lines and wrinkles flawlessly. Studies showed that patient's skin became more luminous and radiant after the Retin-A cream course. Its extremely high efficiency in fighting acne problems is also proven by 25 years of positive usage all around the world.  Retin-A Function A cognate of Vitamin A, Retin-A, ...

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