Body Care

Skin Care

Types of skin care medication

There are a wide range of drugs or treatments used in skin care. Some skin medications for adults and children treat viral, fungal and bacterial infections affecting the skin of babies, toddlers and adults. A lot of these medications and treatments are available over-the-counter in Kenya. Some of them can be found online on Signs of skin infection include inflammation, ringworm, athletes’ foot, acne, eczema, warts, blemishes, herpes, shingles, rashes, cystic acne, burning sensation, psoriasis, sensitivity, sores and vasculitis.


Treatment for skin infection

Skin treatment medication available over the counter mostly comes in variations for topical or oral use like creams, foams, washes, ointments, tablets and vitamins. Clotrimazole, Ketoconazole, Terbinafine, benzoyl peroxide, corticosteroids, salicylic acid, Dyclosacylin, Erythromycin, Enzyme inhibitors, Fluconazole, Acyclovir, Balacyclovir and Prednisone among others.


Side effects of skin infection medication

Dermatologists prefer topical treatment of skin infection. However, it is sometimes necessary to use oral medications to counter infection. Some skin treatment medications like retinoids and isotretinoin should not be used by people planning to get pregnant, pregnant women or lactating mothers. Some of the side effects of skin medication include depression and suicide, inflammatory bowel disease (IBS), dry skin and lips, headache, muscle and joint pain, elevated triglyceride level/ high cholesterol and temporary hair shedding though this is rare. If you experience adverse reactions with any of the skin medication like kindly stop the treatment and seek medical attention.


MYDAWA is Kenya’s dedicated online pharmacy for feminine hygiene and woman care and beauty products. We stock menstrual care products, perfumes and antiperspirants, make up cleansers, moisturizers, skin care products, wax strips, feminine hygiene products and anything a modern woman needs to care for their skin, hair, face and nails.


Skincare products for women on MYDAWA

Women have diverse skin types from oily to dry skin to mixed skin. All these skin types require skin care products that keep their skin wrinkle free and looking good. We have stocked a wide range of skin care products for women of all ages on MYDAWA. We have a range of acne care medication like Acnes creams, washes and gels, sun screen gels, sprays and lotions for all skin types, aloe skin care products, Eczema and acne creams like Aveeno which works for all ages, mosquito repellent creams and lotions, anti-wrinkle creams and stretch mark creams as well as soap, shea butter, wart cream and anything else a woman would need for her skin.


Buy skin care products for women online

The skin products we stock include make up, make up kits, mascara, lip balm, toners and make up removal products. All face care products on MYDAWA are dermatologically tested to ensure they are the best for the various skin types.