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Doctor insights on: Can Makeup Cause Dry Skin To Break Out

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Can makeup cause dry skin to break out?

Can makeup cause dry skin to break out?

Acne & makeup: Yes. Clogged pores contribute to acne. Certain makeups can clog pores. "non-comedogenic" makeups are those lacking ingredients known to clog pores in most people. The key word being "most" people... Since some people can still experience acne even when using "non-comedogenic" products. ...Read more

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Dry Skin (Definition)

Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more


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When I apply makeup, a short time later my skin goes all flakey and the makeup sits on my dry skin. How can I stop this from happening?!?!

When I apply makeup, a short time later my skin goes all flakey and the makeup sits on my dry skin. How can I stop this from happening?!?!

Type of makeup.: The type of makeup is important. Some are worse than others. See the people at the cosmetic counters in good stores and you can try different kinds and see which works the best for you. ...Read more

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I have very dry skin, usually after a couple hours of applying my moisturizer and makeup I get dry flaky skin.I exfoliate too. How do I get rid of it?

I have very dry skin, usually after a couple hours of applying my moisturizer and makeup I get dry flaky skin.I exfoliate too. How do I get rid of it?

See below: If it is on the face, you may have seborrhea, an eczema of oily areas, which may respond to otc hydrocortisone cream and Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Ultra creams 2 a day and regular moisturizing when clear. An AHA moisturizer may help as well by exfoliating as it moisturizes. If it is on the body, try switching to an AHA body moisturizer for several weeks, supplementing it with a regular ceramide moisturizer.. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin? Does aging contribute to dry skin?

What causes dry skin? Does aging contribute to dry skin?

Let me explain: The most cases of dry skin are caused by environmental exposures, certain diseases also can significantly alter the function and appearance of your skin. 1-weather. 2-central heating and air conditioning. 3-hot baths and showers. 4-harsh soaps and detergents. 5-sun exposure. 6-atopic dermatitis. 7-psoriasis. 8-thyroid disorders. 9- aging. ...Read more

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Can anesthesia cause dry skin?

Can anesthesia cause dry skin?

Unknown: In my years of practice I have never come across anesthesia causing dry skin. If dryness is continuing to be a concern i suggest you visit your pvp or a dermatologist. ...Read more