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Is the st Ives makeup remover face wash a good face wash?

Is the st Ives makeup remover face wash a good face wash?

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

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What face wash and moisturizer works best for eczema?

What face wash and moisturizer works best for eczema?

Eczema: First 3 rules: gentle, gentle, gentle. Avoid drying or irritating products--ones that contain salicylic or glycolic acid. Many good ones on market: dove bar, cetaphil, neutrogena gentle, purpose, basis, aveeno, (oatmeal) cerave. Your dermatologist's office may have samples you could try before you go buy a full retail size. ...Read more

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Will acne soap face washing help?

Will acne soap face washing help?

Acne Treatment: Acne face soap is the least effective way to control acne. ...Read more

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What facial cleansing wash works best for oily skin?

What facial cleansing wash works best for oily skin?

Oil Free, Soap Free: There is an abundance of facial cleansers for oily skin and there are many "best cleanser lists." however, an ideal facial cleanser for oily skin should be soap-free, fragrance-free, and oil-free. Some examples include elta facial cleanser, cetaphil for oily skin, and skinceuticals foaming cleanser. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best acne face cleanser, scrub, and mask?

Please recommend the best acne face cleanser, scrub, and mask?

I suggest none: I'd urge you to use topical benzoyl peroxide and/or a retinoic acid derivative at least once daily and skip the rest. Do this until you are clear, or you are not clear in four weeks, get with your personal physician who will add something that will work. Alternative, a salicylic acid wash is a reasonable choice. Acne isn't caused by lack of hygiene or any other lifestyle factor. ...Read more

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What face wash is best for acne?

What face wash is best for acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: Any product with benzoyloperoxide is acceptable. Avoiding shampoo with conditioner would also be helpful because conditioner will block skin pores and cause acne. ...Read more

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What is better face wash and witch hazel or face wash and benzoyl peroxide?

Multiple: Skin specialists recommend face washes based on the condition of the person's skin and what they want to achieve. Using witch hazel will dry out the skin because it has alcohol (not great for the face) and benzoyl peroxide is drying, has some antibacterial action, and is helpful for acne. If your face is dry, you may want a less drying cleanser; if oily, you can try salicylic acid. ...Read more

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Best face cream for oily skin & pimples?

Best: You could use benzoyl peroxide and oc 8 to stop oily skin pimples but you should see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best face wash for oily skin ?

Please recommend the best face wash for oily skin ?

Oily Skin: Health Tap doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. 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 is the best soap for me. I've oily skin, pimples, redspot & darkspot on my face. What soap? Is it cetaphil, acne soap, kojic or oatmeal soap?

What is the best soap for me. I've oily skin, pimples, redspot & darkspot on my face.  What soap? Is it cetaphil, acne soap, kojic or oatmeal soap?

You can always try..: Cetaphil oil control soap, if that doesn't work try a brand called "boots" this can be found at target. If that doesn't work contact me again and i will recommend stronger washes :]. ...Read more

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What's best way to clean face & avoid dryness, acne?

What's best way to clean face & avoid dryness, acne?

Acne treatment: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. Look for noncomedogenic hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers to prevent dryness and breakouts. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best face makeup to cover acne?

Please recommend the best face makeup to cover acne?

Treat, don't cover: I'm really sorry somebody told you that you simply had to cover it. Nothing works very well. You need to start managing your acne like a grown-up. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

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What is the best soap and cleanser to facial pimple?

What is the best soap and cleanser to facial pimple?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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What face wash is good for acne?

What face wash is good for acne?

Face wash for acne: Ideally you want a wash that has chemical exfoliants in the form of Alpha hydroxy acids or beta hydroxy acid. Mechanical exfoliates, like the gritty washes (apricot scrubs etc) cause irritation and can compound inflammation. Look for salicylic acid based washes or glycolic acid for a gentle exfoliation. These work by dissolving the goo that holds the dead cells on the surface of the skin. ...Read more

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Does washing your face help acne?

Does washing your face help acne?

No: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangea organics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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Dry peely skin on face. Is it good to exfoliate? How about a face cleansing brush such as clarisonic?

It depends on: Why you have dry peeling skin. A Clarisonic brush isn't likely to harm you but how much help, again, depends on why your have "dry, peely" skin. If it's from something like seborrheic dermatitis then it probably won't due much good. Your best bet is to first try to figure out why your skin is dry and peeling. ...Read more

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Can ponds face wash clear acne/pimples?

Can ponds face wash clear acne/pimples?

Maybe: Face washes can help clear acne pimples if they have ingredients such as salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, etc., but they can also dry out your skin. I am not familiar with the ingredients of ponds, but i know it used to be used as a cold cream to remove makeup. This would probably be too heavy for skin with acne and would not clear pimples. ...Read more

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Hello. Is cetaphil daily cleanser the best facial cleanser really recommended by dermatologist?

Hello. Is cetaphil daily cleanser the best facial cleanser really recommended by dermatologist?

Often recommended: Cetaphil cleanser is often recommended by dermatologists and I usually recommend that in my pediatric practice, but there are different forms, for dry skin, for acne prone skin, etc. There are similar cleansers that work well too, and each doctor has their preferred brands. ...Read more

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What's the best facial wash and moisturiser for spots/acne/marks?

What's the best facial wash and moisturiser for spots/acne/marks?

Salicylic acid: Look for this on your wash. It may help. If it does not clear you, get with your personal physicain who can add something that will. ...Read more