A 34-year-old female asked:
I have oily(face)skin.Currently oil cleansing w/Sweet Almond Oil.Does oil really decrease the overproduction of sebum or will it cause more oiliness?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience in Pathology
Use real Rx: Try retinoic acid instead. Most of these products named for pretty flowers, fruits and trees are placebos. If you have acne, the retinoic acid should help as well. A dermatologist can give you more advice
Answered on Jan 10, 2017
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