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the best facial cleansers to use on african american oily skin

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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
I : I would consider either cerave hydrating cleanser or cetaphil cleanser. Both are gentle, fragrance free, and don't tend to try out the skin. Make su ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
15 years experience Family Medicine
SPF>30: Darkening of facial skin is most commonly due to sun exposure but can also be due to drugs+sun , melasma, or inflammatory disorders. All these have th ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: If a rash on the face is only where the acne medications and cleansers are being used, it could be a reaction to the acne items. If there are also no ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Wrong question: Any label "all natural" is not honest. Consider that poison ivy, monoxide, lead, and cyanide are all "natural" What you need to know is "how effectiv ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cetaphil: I generally recommend cetaphil daily facial cleanser. Basis is another excellent soap.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Trial and error: Both cetaphil and cerave now i make cleansers for oily skin. It is hard to say whether they will be too drying for your sensitive skin.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Frileck
58 years experience Plastic Surgery
Witch Hazel: Use witch hazel as a toner, it will help.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Dermatology consult: Scarring acne in a young black woman is especially difficult and i would urge you to get without delay to a professional dermatologist. All acne can b ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Ask cosmetics: The foundation should be tested and proved to be non comedogenic. That means it does not clog the pores allowing for the formation of mircocomedones t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Non comedogenic: Any makeup you use should be non comedogenic meaning not promoting the formation of precursors to acne
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Judd Pryde
25 years experience Travel Medicine
Eucerin: and eucerin original formula without spf for bedtime
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Moisture dew.: Aloe vera in beeswax .Does not contain lanolin or petrolatum which are occlusive.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Facial Lotions: Two good facial lotions are cerave and restoraderm both of which are over the counter. They both have ceramides which are important in treating dry s ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Salicylic acid: Find a wash with salicylic acid, or perhaps use basis or other mild soap and water plus topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid. Nothing that wo ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
I would: I would use a benzoyl peroxide wash and witch hazel. This would be very inexpensive. There is also a product made by ferndale labs called oc8 that you ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
38 years experience Dermatology
Dose related: Apply a small amount and get your skin used to the Adapalene slowly. It is a very good topical medicine for acne.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
Proactive system products: I am not sure if you will have this in your country but can get it online without prescription. It is affordable and I am not a dermatologist who migh ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Acne : Sensitive skin patients should use gentle non soap cleansers to wash as needed. The key is to start out with one product at a time to help gauge sen ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Walker
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Oatmeal based: Oatmeal based moisturizers, I think Aveeno (oatmeal) makes one, there are others.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Retinoids & Sunblock: It is best to use a combination of retinoids with exfoliation, mositurizers and sunblock.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Your choice: Aveeno (oatmeal) has some pricey, relatively weak salicylic acid glamourized with soy for some reason. Tea tree as an oil that's an estrogen and has m ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Washing your face: Washing your face regularly will cut down on the oil on your face and help prevent acne. Using a mild soap like dove works. If that fails, using somet ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Salicylic acid: Look for a wash with salicylic acid, and use as you can tolerate.

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