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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have oily, acne prone skin. i have heard applying oil to oily skin is beneficial. is it true? is almond oil a good option?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Oil for oily skin: Oil on oily skin can promote plugging of the glands that result in acne. Usually oil in skin products is to be avoided. However it is beneficial to eat omega three oils, for example eating wild salmon or taking fish oil or krill capsules.
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