A 44-year-old member asked:
With acne treatment sets, should you wash your face between each step?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dermatology 22 years experience
NO: I assume you are talking about using a couple of skin creams to the skin. Overwashing the skin can worsen acne. Recommend washing only once or twice a day depending on skin type, and not scrubbing very hard.
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Last updated Apr 18, 2014
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