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What is the good skin cream for men in the winter time? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:hi sir
Doctor:How are you?
User:i am great
User:how about u?
Doctor:I am doing fine
Doctor:How can I help?
User:what is the good skin cream for men in the winter time
Doctor:You should ideally be using a sunblock for your face and other exposed areas
Doctor:The SPF should be atleast 40
Doctor:and it should be a broad spectrum sunscreen
Doctor:It needs to be applied 20 minutes before leaving the house
User:could u please tell me wht is spf?
Doctor:For the rest of the body you can use any moisturizer or even coconut oil
Doctor:SPF means sun protection factor
Doctor:It helps us tell how much a particular product will protect you against a specific type of UV rays
Doctor:UV rays cause tanning and skin cancer
User:okay got it
Doctor:Thats why even though there isnt a lot of sunshine in winters
Doctor:It is still recommended we use a sunscreen
User:could you please tell some product names
Doctor:You can use Cetaphil Sunscreen or Neutrogena Sheer sunscreen
Doctor:Before you buy something
Doctor:try it out
Doctor:its better to know if its getting well absorbed in your skin
User:is it for men or any one can use?
Doctor:Anyone can use it
Doctor:for the unexposed part of the body, you can use any regular moisturizer or oil
User:thank you so much
Doctor:It doesnt matter
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help with
User:thats all
User:thaxs a lot
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
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