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Cetaphil Face Wash
Whats the best face wash and moisturizer after a dermabrasion,i have Cerave already will they work /?
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
Pick ingredients: Most over the counter acne products have the same few active ingredients, anything with salicylic acid is likley going to help, 2% is probably best for most. 10% glycolic acid washes can be helpful. Benzoyl peroxide washes can be great for acne, but hard on your skin, ie drying, redness etc. If you are having problems controlling acne, call your family doc! pick any non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more
Just washed my face with oxy face wash.my face is red and burns ALOT.applied a moisturizer but it didn't work.what should I do?
Baby soap-only: Stop all oTC products- baby soap only. ...Read more
Acne: Acne is not really due to poor hygiene or in adequate washing. In fact, you can wash excessively and remove protective skin oils leaving skin dry and sensitive or scrubbing to frequently or vigorously causing heperkeratosis and comedone formation. Consult your dermatologist about a home skin care routine. You can decrease Acne formation, but will not prevent it by optimal hygiene. ...Read more
You can but...: In soaps, olive oil is used for it's moisturizing capabilities, and coconut oil for its lather and cleansing properties. However, these oils have reacted and transformed during processing with lye to maximize these characteristics. Unprocessed oils may not be harmful to your skin (unless you are acne prone), but may not provide the desired results in unprocessed form. ...Read more
No one answer: Skin care regimens vary greatly depending on your skin type and may benefit from oral and/or topical medications prescribed by a dermatologist. I generally recommend cetaphil daily facial cleanser and eucerin facial moisturizer with spf but this is only a suggestion and may need to be modified for you. ...Read more
21, male. Face reacts to every topical/moisturizer besides zinc and basic face wash.. When should my acne finally stop being stubborn and clear up?
When you've had extractions done to your face without facial, is it okay to wash face with cetaphil at the end of the day?
Yes: Cetaphil is a facial cleanser. Apply a small amount and monitor for any reaction before applyiing to your entire face. ...Read more
All face washes make me break out, even cetaphil. When i used to just rinse my face w water i never broke out. For some ppl is not washing face better?
Hi doctors. I have a question? Is cetaphil facial wash good for all skin type? Im asking this coz I have an oily face. What soap can u recommend?
Yes: Cetaphil is a good choice for multiple skin types. I've used it myself. Right from their website, for example, it says: cetaphil dermacontrol oil control foam wash specifically designed for oily and acne-prone skin. Get more info at cetaphil.Com. Neutrogena face washes are another good option. ...Read more
My 4 months old baby has eczema. Doctor advice me to use Cetaphil lotion and body wash. I noticed that my baby's face is getting whiter.
My 22 month old daughter has eczema, and we use cetaphil lotion and body wash, but she scratches the back of her head. What shampoo should I use?
Leave it alone: Baby acne is triggered by babies high level of maternal hormone levels that sustained the pregnancy. Clamping the cord cuts off new hormone input, but leaving the wet spa of pregnancy puts baby in contact with skin irritants & germs.At 6 wks this is peaking & worrisome. Leave it alone.Bathe with normal soaps & let it fade over time.Lotions attract dust & sour leading to more washing & dryer skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to use cetaphil body wash and cream/lotion on a 6 week old baby face for hives and dryness or should I just use johnson's with oatmeal?
Went 2 dermatologist. Doing treatments of blue/light 4 acne. Dr gave me cetaphil-oil-control-foam-wash 4 acne it's making face red&hot,acne wore. Why?
That foaming wash: contains a little acid so can be a little irritating if you have sensitive skin. I am sure you were also given prescription medications as blue light alone is not enough. Perhaps the prescriptions are causing irritation. talk with your dermatologist ...Read more
What would cause ones face to stay oily after using cetaphil and sweat allot when outside its 95 here maybe humidity ? And I'm outta shape
Yes: You should apply a toner and a moisturizer every time you wash your face. If your face is oily, you should use a thin moisturizer (more of a lotion than a cream). Not using a moisturizer can cause your face to produce more oil in an attempt to keep your skin from being too dry. The toner helps to restore pH balance after washing so that the moisturizer can be absorbed. ...Read more