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Can I Use An Antiandrogen For Treating Oily Skin
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a good way to minimize oily skin? My face gets extremely oily after a couple hours and i don't know what type of products to use
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
What should I use for my oily skin ... I use st.Eves facial scrub ..Is it effective is washing my face with regular soap ..Good?
Scrub exfoliates : Scrubs exfoliate the skin and do little to improve oily skin. Retinoids are more effective for diminishing oil gland output. Otc preparations are usually known as retinols. Prescription strength comes as topical tretinoin (retin a) or oral accutane. I generally prefer basic facial soaps such as cetaphil, basis, dove, or aveeno, followed by a non comedogenic moisturizer with zinc/titanium dioxide. ...Read more
I m 37 any use of cream make my skin darker i had oily skin but now its dull n dry. So what should I use. Night creams are beneficial or not.
Not an easy question: See a dermatologist for the best advice. ...Read more
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