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Facial skin dry, hard. Using ponds facewash, vaseline moisturizer, ponds cold cream. Pimples history. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-May-2013
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User:k. its related to skin
Doctor:Go ahead
User:my face is so dry
User:it became so hard
User:i had pimple during schoo ldays
Doctor:Which soap and moisturizer have you been using?
User:i try so many things
User:now using ponds face wash
User:and vaseline moisturizer
User:using ponds cold cream becasue of dryness
Doctor:Do you get hard water at home?
User:its bore water
User:i felt its because of this only
Doctor:There are a few things I want you to do
User:ya sure
Doctor:First, use drinking water on your face
User:k.. sure
Doctor:you can boil the water you get and use the cooled version as well
Doctor:You will have to use tepid water
Doctor:neither too hot nor cold
User:k fine
User:oh k
Doctor:Secondly, when you have a bath
Doctor:put Oilatum emmolient in the water
Doctor:2 capfuls in 1 bucket
Doctor:Third, you can use Cetaphil facewash
Doctor:Just use like 1 drop of facewash
Doctor:Mix in water and wash your face
User:k Dr
Doctor:After that, you can apply olive oil or coconut oil on your face
Doctor:like 2-3 drops
User:after bath ?
Doctor:at night
User:again no need to wash ?
Doctor:Like when having a bath
User:k. fine
Doctor:You wash your face with that cetaphil
Doctor:after that
Doctor:put oil
Doctor:also use a sunscreen
User:which one is Good ?
Doctor:At night , I want you to put a moisturizer on the face
Doctor:Take Lotus 60 SPF cream version
Doctor:at night
Doctor:Take Evion capsules
Doctor:puncture 1 and take the oil and add to the moisturizer
User:i m feeding. does these get any side effects ?
Doctor:You have to apply only on face
User:k fine
User:No capsiles
Doctor:This has Vitamin E concentrate
User:oh k
Doctor:You dont have to eat
Doctor:Puncture capsule with pin
Doctor:Take out the liquid
Doctor:and add to the moisturizer and apply
User:do i need to continue this forever ?
Doctor:actually after delivery
Doctor:for lots of women, skin becomes dry
User:oh k
Doctor:it will become ok once the hormones settle down
User:k .
User:Thank you so much Dr . How many days i need to continue this ?
Doctor:Since this has virtually no side effects
Doctor:You can do it as long as you think your skin is dry
User:k fine Dr
Doctor:You'll have to vary it depending on how your skin responds
User:oh k. Home remedies does not help fo this ?
Doctor:You can apply atta and milk cream as a facewash
Doctor:put for 5-10 mins and wash
Doctor:thats it
Doctor:you'll be ok soon
User:How about Honey ?
Doctor:its good too
User:K. Thanks a lot Dr . See You. Bye.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Bye for now
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