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My nose is oily and has clogged pores. What drugstore cleanser will properly clean without drying out other parts of my face?

My nose is oily and has clogged pores. What drugstore cleanser will properly clean without drying out other parts of my face?

Soap and water: Try gentle soap and water followed by biore strips. Over time, they will unclog the pores. Lower concentrations of benzoyl peroxide usually won't dry out the other parts of your face. There are many other options as well. You will have to try them and see. If they don't work, please see a dermatologist for best individualized advice. ...Read more

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Any ways to get rid of facial shine throughout the day that don't involve blotting papers?

Any ways to get rid of facial shine throughout the day that don't involve blotting papers?

No: You are using the most effective and least costly method. You could see Dermatologist if not satisfied with current methods. ...Read more

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Can I cleanse my body with oil? (like the oil cleansing method) My body doesn't tolerate soap I break out in hives. Ive been using plain water so far.

Can I cleanse my body with oil? (like the oil cleansing method) My body doesn't tolerate soap I break out in hives. Ive been using plain water so far.

Cetaphil: Is an alternative cleanser that does not have soap in it. We use it a lot for allergic patients and patients with eczema. It does not lather. You may want to try it. ...Read more

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50 yo f with sun damaged, rough skin. Which everyday lotion works best to moisturize skin? Do any of the lotions make skin look younger?

50 yo f with sun damaged, rough skin. Which everyday lotion works best to moisturize skin? Do any of the lotions make skin look younger?

Protection: Start using sublock to prevent any further damage and consider drinking lots of water to hydrate and plump up the skin. Be careful retinoids cause sunburn . Moisturizers with sunscreen can also start plumping your skin. Consider laser skin care to start decreasing your sundamage and give you healthier skin. Exfoliation for your limbs will also help using scrubs and microdermabrasion. ...Read more

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The skin on my nose has large, clogged pores. What's a good skin care regimen to fix this? Retin-a is too harsh (red and irritated skin).

The skin on my nose has large, clogged pores. What's a good skin care regimen to fix this? Retin-a is too harsh (red and irritated skin).

Dilute retina: Use retina every day or use moisturizer first to dilute strength of weakest retina .05. Salicylic acid products will also work to open pores. Other options although temporary are bier strips, or cllarisonic device available at drug store or sephora.Phtodynamic therapy can shrink pores rather than just remove debris. ...Read more

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What's a good facial wash for sensitive skin and promotes healing of the skin?

What's a good facial wash for sensitive skin and promotes healing of the skin?

Oil Free, Soap Free: For sensitive skin, use a fragrance-free, oil-free, and alcohol-free facial cleanser including cetaphil gentle cleanser, elta facial cleanser, and free & clear cleanser. I am not familiar with a scientific study that supports a particular facial cleanser that promotes healing of the skin. ...Read more

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Can makeup labelled oil free, non comedogenic and hypoallergenic still cause cystic acne? Have a history of acne, afraid to put anything new on face.

Can makeup labelled oil free, non comedogenic and hypoallergenic still cause cystic acne? Have a history of acne, afraid to put anything new on face.

Yes: You still may want to use make-up though and these products are a good place to start. One might try starting with a very small amount as a trial period. Consult your physician as knowledge of your past experience may help guide product selection. ...Read more

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What cause grime and dirt marks on the sink when one washes their skin with soap and water?

What cause grime and dirt marks on the sink when one washes their skin with soap and water?

Dead skin/oils/dirt: The soap helps remove the dead shedding skin, the oils from the pores, and the daily environmental pollution that our skin is exposed to. This is the grime and dirt marks you are seeing in the sink. ...Read more

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I apply physical sunscreen everyday,but it leaves an oily look in my face, if I pat the excess oil with a tissue will I reduce the sun protection?

I apply physical sunscreen everyday,but it leaves an oily look in my face, if I pat the excess oil with a tissue will I reduce the sun protection?

No: Allow enough time for application of your sunscreen to allow it to dry before going out of the house. Patting dry is not likely to affect the protection offered by sunscreen. Remember to use a SPF of at least 30. ...Read more

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Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Your choice: Aveeno (oatmeal) has some pricey, relatively weak salicylic acid glamourized with soy for some reason. Tea tree as an oil that's an estrogen and has made guys grow breasts. How abut getting serious? If topical benzoyl peroxide (dirty-cheap) as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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Relationship between oil in diet and skin dryness?

Relationship between oil in diet and skin dryness?

Digestion: If gall bladder and liver is healthy body can assimilate these oils - skin dryness could also be due to inadequate iodine causing thyroid stress, liver loaded with environmental toxins and sun damage. ...Read more

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In an area i live, water are bore water(bit salty). Its affecting my skin and hair fall is increased.Would adding dettol in bath water reduce the prob?

In an area i live, water are bore water(bit salty). Its affecting my skin and hair fall is increased.Would adding dettol in bath water reduce the prob?

No: Dettol contains a toxic agent. It is an anti-septic. The bore water may contain pesticides and other pollutants that are toxic not necessarily bacteria or other micro-organiisms. Best not to bathe in bore water that is causing hair loss. ...Read more

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Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?

Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?

Depends...: ...On how deep the wrinkles are. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that lessens *small* wrinkles, surface discoloration, and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read more

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What would make your skin and ears turn black, the dead skin eventually coming off, leaving parts of the ears missing, and raw skin on my arms & leg?

You need urgent help: It's never normal for skin and soft tissue to "break" free/auto-amputate from your ears or to spontaneously develop "raw" areas of skin in the extremities. You need very urgent evaluation and care as you could possibly be developing a life threatening condition! Please seek help now! ...Read more