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Can moisturizers cause oily skin to breakout?

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Dr. David Voron
50 years experience in Dermatology
See below: Yes, by occluding hair follicles and promoting infection.
Answered on Sep 25, 2012
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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mineral oil: Does not cause acne. This has been studied in the past with results published in the Journal of Dermatology.
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Dr. Glynis Ablon
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Good to use a: moisturizer that contains vitamins and see dermatologist for good choices
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Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not likely: The moisturizer mostly stays on the skin surface and its major function is to slow down the evaporation of water from your skin. Usually the body oil ... Read More
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