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is it safe to use bio oil on top of retin-a at night ? because i know bio oil evens skin tone and retin-a helps with acne, so is it safe ?

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Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
No: If you have acne, bio oil may contribute to more. I would use an oil free non comedogenic moisturized like cerave lotion.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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