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What is oily skin

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Retinoic acids: Try to get ahold of one of the topical preparations based on retinoic acid. Topical benzoyl peroxide and/or a salicylic acid wash may also help. If yo... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kimberly Ramsdell
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Blackheads: Don't scrub! It just injures the skin and increases the risk of infection. Your hormones are to blame for the only skin and I don't think you want t... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradli... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
You can decrease: oil secretions by using toners or astringents on a daily basis
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Kovanda
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Aesthetician: Our skin type is genetically predetermined and can vary depending on facial location. If it is dry, moisturize it, if it is oily, dry it. A good lic... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and chemicals... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Glycolic acid: Mattifying serums, products that contain aha (alpha-hydroxy acid), glycolic acid, retinol, tretinoin (retin-a) help to control oiliness. Also importan... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Oily Skin.: Egg whites are a home remedy for oily skin. Spread a whipped egg white over the skin and rinse off with warm water after it dries. This can help to ti... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 37 years experience
Not likely: It may be annoying to have oily skin but there are no health problems associated with it.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 41 years experience
Oil Free, Soap Free: There is an abundance of facial cleansers for oily skin and there are many "best cleanser lists." however, an ideal facial cleanser for oily skin sho... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
CHANGE SKIN TYPE?: THERE IS NO WAY THAT YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR SKIN TYPE! YOU CAN, HOWEVER, GET RID OF YOUR OILY SKIN WITH PROPER SOAPS. CHECK THE ACNE COUNTERS IN YOUR DEP... Read More

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