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  1. Thread: powder

    by johnabetts
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    Numerous different powders are uses in...

    Numerous different powders are uses in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics for application to the skin. Dusting powders are not necessarily talc-based (and, it should be borne in mind that talc is becoming...
  2. Rather than the product losing its effect, have...

    Rather than the product losing its effect, have you considered that it may be you or your condition is becoming more resistant to its action. Tolerance is a very common effect with numerous drugs....
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    Physical impossibility. Rejuvenation may give...

    Physical impossibility.

    Rejuvenation may give the appearance of looking/feeling younger but the ageing process is one way only and that is forwards.

    BTW, does this have anything to do with the...
  4. In most cases, expiry dates are there to indicate...

    In most cases, expiry dates are there to indicate that the full concentration of active material is not guaranteed after that given date.

    It is not going to magically decompose on the date on the...
  5. The ingredients list I posted above was quoted...

    The ingredients list I posted above was quoted from the Cerave website https://www.cerave.co.uk/our-products/cleansers/sa-smoothing-cleanser

    I have checked today and it still states that the...
  6. Nothing special is revealed in the ingredients...

    Nothing special is revealed in the ingredients list, apart from some incompatibles and an ingredient banned in cosmetics:

    Purified Water, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Glycerin, Sodium Lauroyl...
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    ? I am unable to find a recent (or any)...

    ?

    I am unable to find a recent (or any) message that related to this.
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    No zinc oxide in Bepanthen. It contains: ...

    No zinc oxide in Bepanthen.

    It contains:

    Aqua, Lanolin, Paraffinium Liquidum, Petrolatum, Panthenol (Dexpanthenol), Prunus Dulcis, Cera Alba, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Ozokerite, Glyceryl...
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    There is a long and convoluted explanation of the...

    There is a long and convoluted explanation of the activity of the product offered in the patent(s). How much of that is real and how much is obfuscation I leave to you to work out.
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    Information on the active ingredients in this...

    Information on the active ingredients in this product are in my post (#2) in this thread. I also refer to one of the patents covering this niacinamide/glyceryl monocaprylate mixture.
  11. If your skin has already been damaged by Mirvaso,...

    If your skin has already been damaged by Mirvaso, be very careful about applying other aggressive treatments without testing a small area first.
  12. Change both GP and Derm to people you can trust...

    Change both GP and Derm to people you can trust and with whom you are confident have your best interests at heart.
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    If it works OK for you then I suggest you...

    If it works OK for you then I suggest you continue to use it.
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    From where have you heard that the product you...

    From where have you heard that the product you mention is bad for the skin? Is it a credible source? Have you suffered any adverse effects from using the product?

    If a product does have adverse...
  15. Dimethicone doen't have any biocidal properties....

    Dimethicone doen't have any biocidal properties. The mode of action on the treatment of headlice is to prevent the adhesion of lice and the louse eggs on to the hair shaft.

    Headlice produce a...
  16. I would NEVER put ANYTHING into my eyes without...

    I would NEVER put ANYTHING into my eyes without professional advice.

    Like Tom, I am stunned that any eye product containing brimonidine is sold OTC, whatever the strength.
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    I think this post is SPAM. Both products...

    I think this post is SPAM.

    Both products recommended are from the same maker. Neither product contains anything special.
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    Just the fact that you can have thoughts such as...

    Just the fact that you can have thoughts such as those shows that you really should get some help. Not sure where you are based but, even if professional help is outside your pricepoint, voluntary...
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    Ahh! that will explain the colour although the...

    Ahh! that will explain the colour although the one with charcoal, as far as I can determine, is the Face Scrub, not the Face Wash.

    Ingredients (Face Scrub):
    Aqua (Water), Cocamidopropyl Betaine,...
  20. Thread: Hascovir

    by johnabetts
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    Errr, no. I am a retired research chemist.

    Errr, no. I am a retired research chemist.
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    The ingredients of Bulldog face wash are: Aqua...

    The ingredients of Bulldog face wash are:

    Aqua (Water), Cocamidopropyl betaine, Coco-glucoside, Glycerin, Aloe barbadensis leaf juice, Sodium lauroyl sarcosinate, Acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate...
  22. Thread: Hascovir

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    What is required in this is a formal study, not...

    What is required in this is a formal study, not casual observations of individual patients.

    I'm not trying to denigrate the observations, on the contrary, but a controlled investigation, not...
  23. Thread: Hascovir

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    Can you offer any independent evidence for what...

    Can you offer any independent evidence for what you are stating?
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    Something to bear in mind with making your own...

    Something to bear in mind with making your own tranexamic acid solutions is that they should be prepared as and when required. This is to minimise microbial contamination which may occur under normal...
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    If you have any doubts, you can ask the company...

    If you have any doubts, you can ask the company supplying the material for a CoA and a guarantee that it is genuine.

    The company I have seen on eBay selling tranexamic acid is a well established...
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