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A 16-year-old female asked:

does vaseline clog pores and cause pimples to form?

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Dr. Donald Sudy
Aesthetic Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Vaseline is a thick petrolatum based ointment which can clog pores and cause whiteheads to form. If you are using vaseline as a moisturizer if you have excessively dry skin, i would recommend going with a ceramide based lotion.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Does vaseline cause pimples?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you repeatedly: Put vaseline on skin (like face) it can block pores.

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