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Hi, I have got an oily skin and I can't get off the black heads from my nose. Is there anyway I can reduce the oilyness and the blackheads? Thanks

Hi, I have got an oily skin and I can't get off the black heads from my nose. Is there anyway I can reduce the oilyness and the blackheads? Thanks

Blackheads: Don't scrub! It just injures the skin and increases the risk of infection. Your hormones are to blame for the only skin and I don't think you want to attempt changing that. A salicylic gel or base is probably the most helpful but apply sparingly at night, starting with a couple of times per week, increasing nightly. Use a very gentle cleanser specifically for the face (not for oily skin). ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Oily Skin (Definition)

Oily skin = excess sebum secretions on the outer most ...Read more


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I have a very oily skin. By early afternoon my skin looks like a mirror! Oil control lotions seems fairly ineffective. Is medication my only solution?

I have a very oily skin. By early afternoon my skin looks like a mirror! Oil control lotions seems fairly ineffective. Is medication my only solution?

Oily skin: Sometimes when we have oily skin, our first inclination is to wash it with cleanser more frequently. But that often serves to dry out the skin more frequently, which causes your skin to become more oily. It becomes a hard to break cycle. If you think you're getting acne from the excessive oil, it might be good to at least talk with your doc about options - it doesn't mean you have to use them. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do in order to reduce extremely oily skin and oily hair without taking medication.

Is there anything I can do in order to reduce extremely oily skin and oily hair without taking medication.

Topicals: Absolutely. Go for a good medical grade facial and consider daily use of medical grade skincare products. Will work great. ...Read more

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What kind of acne medication is good for oily skin?

What kind of acne medication is good for oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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I have been suffering with acne, scar and oily skin for almost 10 years. I have been to many doctors but their medication did not work. Help me please.

I have been suffering with acne, scar and oily skin for almost 10 years. I have been to many doctors but their medication did not work. Help me please.

Acne scars: You now know the answer lots of treatments improve acne outbreaks and scars but there no cure for severe acne or severe scarring only many methods with mixed improvement don't give keep going to qualified caregivers. ...Read more

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I want a medication name for post acne hyperpigmented red skin my skin is oily and now and then some pimples appear on my skin?

I want a medication name for post acne hyperpigmented red skin my skin is oily and now and then some pimples appear on my skin?

Alpha Hydroxy Acids: Alpha hydroxy acids, especially glycolic acid, is a good starting point for pih (post inflammatory hyperpigmentation). Many over-the-counter products contain Alpha hydroxy acids and are a good choice if hyperpigmentation is mild.Hydroquinone is used treatment for hyperpigmentation. By blocking the enzyme responsible for melanin production, the skin is lightened. Retinoid creams are sometimes used. ...Read more

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How to stop oily skin?

How to stop oily skin?

You can decrease: Oil secretions by using toners or astringents on a daily basis ...Read more

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How can I reduce oily skin?

Gentle cleanser: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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Which is best for oily skin?

Which is best for oily skin?

Pangea: Try pangea products. They are plant based, organic, vegan, gluten-free. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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How can you treat my oily skin?

How can you treat my oily skin?

Go natural: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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Tips for dealing with oily skin?

Sure: Here's a link to the top 10 Tips for cleansing Oily Skin.

http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/skin-care/cleansing/tips/10-tips-for-cleansing-oily-skin. Htm ...Read more

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What can I do to remove oily skin?

What can I do to remove oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What make-up is good for oily skin?

What make-up is good for oily skin?

Make up products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Which is the solution of oily skin?

Which is the solution of oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free. The egyptian calendula and blood orange facial cleanser. High antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What can I do about super oily skin?

What can I do about super oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, gluten-free. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce my oily skin?

What can I do to reduce my oily skin?

Skin care routine: It sounds as if you need a good skin care routine to diminsh sebaceous gland activity and acne disease as well as exfoliate. Too much benzoyl peroxide is not good either and may dry out the skin.
Use of a daily facial cleanser such as cetaphil followed by a non-comedogenic moisturizer such as eucerin daily facial moisturizer with spf and periodic topical retinoids and exfoliation may help. ...Read more

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How can I keep from getting oily skin?

Oily Skin.: Egg whites are a home remedy for oily skin. Spread a whipped egg white over the skin and rinse off with warm water after it dries. This can help to tighten skin and dry acne.
** Avoid using soaps/scrubs that are overly harsh. The skin may react to those by producing more oils. ...Read more

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What can be done for very dry/oily skin?

What can be done for very dry/oily skin?

Try skin: I would discuss with you Dr. Many causes and many different treatments. ...Read more

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Is it a health concern to have oily skin?

Is it a health concern to have oily skin?

Not likely: It may be annoying to have oily skin but there are no health problems associated with it. ...Read more

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What can I do to change my oily skin type?

CHANGE SKIN TYPE?: THERE IS NO WAY THAT YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR SKIN TYPE!
YOU CAN, HOWEVER, GET RID OF YOUR OILY SKIN WITH PROPER SOAPS.
CHECK THE ACNE COUNTERS IN YOUR DEPARTMENT STORES.
LOTS OF SOAPS AND WASHES TO PICK AND CHOOSE FROM
BETTER YET, SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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Whhat can I use for excessively oily skin?

Whhat can I use for excessively oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, gluten-free. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What to do with oily skin if nothing helps?

Balance: Believe it or not - if you use harsh soaps that strip the skin completely of oils and cause excessive drying - that may actually lead to more oil production. So - try a gentle cleanser twice a day. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my dry and oily skin?

What can I do to help my dry and oily skin?

Try topical therapy: You can try topicals such as Aveeno dry skin eczema cream or other store brand similar products or see a dermatologist ...Read more

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What can I do to take care of my oily skin?

What can I do to take care of my oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, gluten-free. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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In what way can I control my very oily skin?

Oily skin: Oily skin - may use frequent but gentle washes. Some times Retin A/ Retinoids can bring balance to skin. They come in different strengths. Your dermatologist can assess to develop a regimen that is specifically tailored for you. ...Read more

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What suggestions do derms have for oily skin?

Oily skin: Oily skin - may use frequent but gentle washes. Some times Retin A/ Retinoids can bring balance to skin. They come in different strengths. Your dermatologist can assess to develop a regimen that is specifically tailored for you. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to control oily skin?

What are some good ways to control oily skin?

Drying agents: Typical drying agents over the counter are benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and retinol, all the ingredients that we use for acne. You should start with one agent at a time as they can cause significant irritation if used in combination. With severely oily skin, I usually recommend a retinol product at night and a benzoyl peroxide in the the morning. (note: are allergic to benzoyl peroxide.). ...Read more

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Can any have any home remedies for oily skin?

Can any have any home remedies for oily skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, gluten-free. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more