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Gross.

Is there any way to change (lighten?) grey armpits? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 2, 2010 - 7 answers

WTF, Ears?

Sometimes one of my ears feels hotter than the other - both to myself and to someone else that touches it. Why? [more inside]
posted by youngergirl44 on Apr 19, 2010 - 17 answers

I want to feel pretty but not itchy

Longtime eczema sufferer looking for bath and body product recommendations, especially shampoos and facial moisturizers. [more inside]
posted by rachaelfaith on Apr 13, 2010 - 21 answers

How to get rid of odd red spot on my skin?

Can you identify this odd red spot on my chest and make it go away? [more inside]
posted by gcolmes@gmail.com on Apr 11, 2010 - 9 answers

vanquishing the zit beast

A monster zit lurks beneath my skin – large enough that I can feel it when I wrinkle my nose. Is there any way to slay this beast before it shows its ugly head? [more inside]
posted by dirk gently on Apr 2, 2010 - 31 answers

What is this growth on our kitten's elbow?

One of the kittens we're fostering has developed a weird hard nodule thing on one of his front elbows. What is it, is it bad, will he die? Pics and more inside. [more inside]
posted by Optimus Chyme on Apr 1, 2010 - 20 answers

Pore Me

Ouch! Is pore extraction good for my skin? [more inside]
posted by airguitar2 on Mar 20, 2010 - 5 answers

Cheaper version of Elizabeth Arden Good Morning Skin Serum?

Cheaper version of Elizabeth Arden Good Morning Skin Serum? [more inside]
posted by lucysun on Mar 7, 2010 - 4 answers

Skin tightening for dummies

Serious question, women of AskMe: Have you tried anything, short of surgery, that helped to tighten/firm your breasts? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 11, 2010 - 10 answers

Help me not kill my friends and family with DIY sugar scrub!

How long will a homemade sugar and olive or grapeseed oil scrub last in a sealed container? [more inside]
posted by faeuboulanger on Feb 2, 2010 - 8 answers

Is my frostbite/frostnip healing as expected, or should I get treatment?

I have stupidly given myself a case of frostbite or frostnip by leaving a coldpack on a small area of bare skin for several hours. The worst appears to have reversed, but I really don't like the big welt that has appeared. What should I do next? [more inside]
posted by rosebuddy on Jan 31, 2010 - 4 answers

How can a 35-year old male treat facial cysts?

How can a 35-year old male treat facial cysts? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 27, 2010 - 24 answers

What bit me?

The other day, I developed 3 itchy red marks (they look like bug bites) on my elbow. They're in a triangle formation, and everything I look up online indicates that they could be bed bugs. However, I got them while I was sitting at my desk at work, 6 hours after I'd left my house, and wearing a long-sleeved shirt. Is there anything else that would cause marks like these? [more inside]
posted by cottonswab on Jan 16, 2010 - 11 answers

Does this mean I'm going to kiss a fool?

My right nipple itches. Almost all the time. Its driving me crazy. Is it serious? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 8, 2010 - 17 answers

How can I make this bruise go away?

How do I get rid of this seemingly-permanent bruise? [more inside]
posted by juniperesque on Jan 7, 2010 - 10 answers

Should I worry about a lump that comes and goes?

A YANMD question about a bump/lump that comes and goes. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 7, 2010 - 7 answers

Make the bumps go away

You are not my doctor, but you do know something about mysterious skin conditions that disappear without a trace every time I make a doctor's appointment. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 20, 2009 - 17 answers

skin moles

How can I prevent my skin to get new moles on my face and body? [more inside]
posted by neworder7 on Dec 7, 2009 - 7 answers

This is not the tattoo I would have chosen for myself.

What might cause a straight vertical skin discoloration from nostril to lip? [more inside]
posted by spacewrench on Dec 3, 2009 - 2 answers

The acrylic...it burns!

I'm trying to teach myself to knit/crochet and have found that one of the major barriers to learning is the yarn - acrylic yarn to be exact. It irritates my skin. [more inside]
posted by echolalia67 on Nov 18, 2009 - 41 answers

Avocado oil for dry skin?

Dry skin and Avocado oil: My wife has excellent results with with an Avocado oil based product designed to prevent dry and flaking skin on her face during winter. We bought a tiny bottle of it at the cosmetic department of a department store that cost 55 euros. After reading the ingredient list it seems a bit of a ripoff... [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Nov 14, 2009 - 8 answers

Make me deathly pale!

DeathFilter: How can I make my arms, chest, and neck look paler without getting white stuff everywhere? [more inside]
posted by Captain Cardanthian! on Oct 27, 2009 - 10 answers

I don't want to look like W.C. Fields...

Living with rosacea... tips please. [more inside]
posted by miss lynnster on Oct 18, 2009 - 27 answers

I will not eat green potatoes and ham.

Garden/Botony/KitchenFilter: If your potatoes turn green, can you safely turn them back to brown? [more inside]
posted by Toekneesan on Oct 10, 2009 - 5 answers

Please help me find a good Boston-area dermatologist who can tell me within a month if this is cancer or a mild annoyance.

Freaky-looking unpigmented spots have appeared on my arms. Mass General Dermatology has no appointments until January. Please help me find a good dermatologist in the Cambridge/Boston area who knows the difference between "sometimes skin just looks like that" and "skin cancer." [more inside]
posted by foxy_hedgehog on Oct 5, 2009 - 13 answers

Scratch my rash.

Erythema annulare centrifugum... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 2, 2009 - 3 answers

Pink / Red little moles on chest?

What are the very deep pink (almost red) mole-like dots that often appear between the breasts? [more inside]
posted by ilovehistory on Sep 25, 2009 - 8 answers

Help me accept aging.

"... and loved the sorrows of your changing face." Help me accept the fact that I'm aging. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 5, 2009 - 34 answers

How do I get my skin, as a guy to look so clean and shiny?

Male skin filter: I want my skin to look like this. How does he get his skin to be so shiny? Photoshop? How can I get that doll-like look? I am also asian. What products do I need to use, and is there a quick and easy way way of doing so.
posted by anonymous on Sep 3, 2009 - 14 answers

Bright Ink, Dark Skin

Is it possible to get a bright, saturated, extremely colorful tattoo on light brown skin? [more inside]
posted by Juliet Banana on Aug 28, 2009 - 21 answers

A webcam as a means for recording changes in facial appearance over time?

Using a webcam (instead of a camera) for recording changes in facial appearance over time - good or bad idea? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 27, 2009 - 2 answers

What is that facial stuff from American Psycho

I want to try that stuff you rub on your face and then peel off like a mask. What is it called, what does it do, and is there a cheap brand? [more inside]
posted by Citizen Premier on Aug 24, 2009 - 12 answers

Will LED light therapy help reverse all over sun damaged skin?

Old sun-damaged skin all over my body--is it tilting at windmills to consider light therapy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 24, 2009 - 7 answers

Recommend a professional skin care brand?

What is your favorite professional skin care line? [more inside]
posted by pinkbungalow on Aug 2, 2009 - 25 answers

Acne scar treatment (in Vancouver, BC)

Could anyone recommend a dermatologist near Vancouver, BC to deal with dense acne scarring? If you could share some first or second hand experiences of the treatment, that would be awesome too. [more inside]
posted by lmm on Jul 27, 2009 - 2 answers

Guitarist with hyperhydrosis and oily skin needs help

I am a borderline professional guitarist who suffers from hyperhydrosis (excessive sweating) and also seems to have developed a very oil-extruding physiology. Is there anything I can do to make it so that I don't have to wash my hands between each and every song? If not, what is the most efficient way to clean up and dry off my hands every five minutes or so? [more inside]
posted by sid abotu on Jul 20, 2009 - 17 answers

Protect that laptop. Protect that stylish image.

Where can I find a laptop skin for my Inspiron 1318 for less than $20? [more inside]
posted by brenton on Jul 14, 2009 - 1 answer

Skin behind nail receding, revealing where nails come from. Help!

The cuticle of only one of my fingers has disappeared. It seems to be receding backwards. I've noticed this over time, but today I looked down and I can actually see the back end of my fingernail. What is going on? [more inside]
posted by toekneebullard on Jul 3, 2009 - 10 answers

Boil Remedy in Japan?

Help! I'm in Japan, and I have a painful boil on my back from several weeks of carrying around a heavy backpack. I used this and Neosporin a few years ago in a similar situation in the US, but I don't know what to look for at a drugstore here. Any ideas? (I can speak only a tiny bit of Japanese, but I can read Katakana, in case that might help)
posted by anonymous on Jun 30, 2009 - 6 answers

Psoriasis advice

I have psoriasis and wonder what treatments work if you or someone you know also has it and what your experience has been. [more inside]
posted by longsleeves on Jun 17, 2009 - 23 answers

Oily skin, Help!!

What makeup primer is good for oily/acne-prone skin? [more inside]
posted by 1Ariel1 on Jun 3, 2009 - 21 answers

What to do about Inflammed Hair Follicles

My thigh is covered with inflamed hair follicles. It's basically little red dots that look like razor burn. It doesn't hurt, itch, or anything, it just looks bad. Is there any way to reduce them?
posted by Anthro girl on Jun 2, 2009 - 13 answers

zit or is it?

I'm getting a strange new kind of zit (or is it?) [more inside]
posted by Wroksie on May 31, 2009 - 18 answers

How can I change my diet to reduce acne?

Can you personally recommend a nutrition regimen that reduces acne breakouts? [more inside]
posted by deern the headlice on May 24, 2009 - 26 answers

TV-movie where a healer slides a lump under a woman's skin

[TVMoviesFilter] Trying to remember an old, cheap-looking movie from a single rememberance: in a room full of rich people, a magician/healer slides a woman's neck tumor/lump through to her finger, at which point he cuts it off with a knife. [more inside]
posted by XiBe on May 14, 2009 - 5 answers

What is your experience with Lichen Planus?

What is your experience with Lichen Planus? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on May 2, 2009 - 4 answers

Help me find websites that trade or sell gently used cosmetics.

Help me find websites that trade or sell gently used cosmetics. [more inside]
posted by scazza on Apr 28, 2009 - 9 answers

Any good tinea versicolor remedies?

I've had tinea versicolor for a couple years now, treated with prescription ointment. The ointment doesn't seem to be working anymore, and I don't know what else to do. Please help an itchy lady. [more inside]
posted by LolaGeek on Apr 16, 2009 - 8 answers

Bald male skin care

Bald male looking for scalp/face care. Not vain, but my scalp is looking mottled, uneven. I'm told that men's skin is different from womens. What can I use to protect/and look better on top, and on my face/eyes?
posted by ebesan on Apr 15, 2009 - 4 answers

Go away Leatherface

Working all winter as a bike courier seems to have taken a toll on my skin. What can I do to mitigate the damage and lessen the effects of future harm? [more inside]
posted by pcameron on Mar 29, 2009 - 11 answers

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