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Could cosmetics cause acne?

Could cosmetics cause acne?

Yes: Use non-comedogenic products that won't cause clogged pores. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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Cosmetics (Definition)

Cosmetics is a topic that includes the appearance-enhancing techniques that beauticians do, plus the medical equipment (such as lasers) and procedures available for decreasing or removing skin discolorations, minor birthmarks, freckles, wrinkles, tattoos, age spots, scars, body ...Read more


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Can cosmetics cause acne or clogged pores on forehead, nose?

Can cosmetics cause acne or clogged pores on forehead, nose?

Absolutely yes: Try to find oil free products and be certain to clean the products off thoroughly daily. Clogged pores is one huge case of adult acne. ...Read more

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How to heal sensitive skin caused by cosmetic chemical burn (anti-acne products)?

How to heal sensitive skin caused by cosmetic chemical burn (anti-acne products)?

Some HC cream helps: Usually, when a person gets over-irritated skin or overly-dry skin after using acne medications, she can decrease or stop the acne medication (if they are over-the-counter, or if her doctor says that is ok to do), and then try some hydrocortisone cream (HC cream) on the irritated areas for a few days. Avoiding too much sun exposure on irritated skin is also helpful. ...Read more

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What are the best cosmetics to use for acne?

What are the best cosmetics to use for acne?

Acne : Mineral based makeup and cosmetics labelled non comedogenic are best suited for those with acne prone skin. ...Read more

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What cosmetics should I be using if I have severe acne?

What cosmetics should I be using if I have severe acne?

Acne and cosmetics: Best to use non-oil based products to reduce / prevent pore clogging which will make acne worse. ...Read more

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Does zithrox 500mg eliminate cosmetic acne? I applied compact and suffering from small acne all over my face please help

Does zithrox 500mg eliminate cosmetic acne? I applied compact and suffering from small acne all over my face please help

Stop the cosmetics: Some cosmetics are so called "comedogenic" or acne-causing, because they can clog up the pores/hair follicles resulting the acne. Antibiotic such as zithromax may help if it is severe, but the best treatment is stopping that specific cosmetic product. I would say that your acne should be better in about 2 wks after stopping it--no need to add chemicals into your body. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have one big dark acne mark. I want to cover it .I don't have cosmetics to cover that scare. How can I cover it using easily available things?

I have one big dark acne mark. I want to cover it .I don't have cosmetics to cover that scare.  How can I cover it using easily available things?

Scars & VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

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What kind of cosmetics can an acne patient use?

What kind of cosmetics can an acne patient use?

Exfoliants: Products containing salicylic (beta hydroxy) acids or Alpha hydroxy acids help acne skin. This may be in the form of face washes or leave-on products (generally at a lower concentration). Also, benzoyl peroxide washes functions to reduce oil gland production and p.Acnes bacteria build-up, thought to exacerbate acne. ...Read more

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My girlfriend had an acne... She tried vitamins, cosmetic, and lots of stuff. Then I gave her sylimarine and the acne was gone. How is that possible?

My girlfriend had an acne... She tried vitamins, cosmetic, and lots of stuff. Then I gave her sylimarine and the acne was gone. How is that possible?

Sylimarin & Acne: Acne is typically caused by bacteria producing infection and inflammation in the skin, feeding on toxins, metabolic wastes, and oils the liver is not properly processing. Sylimarin is a liver detoxifier. So if the first statement is true, then your girlfriend benefit from these properties. I am not endorsing its use, only providing the explanation. ...Read more

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Hello.. A combination of acne vulgaris and rosacea... What does it mean??Is it really bad??? How to really treat it..? And should I not use cosmetics?

Hello.. A combination of acne vulgaris and rosacea... What does it mean??Is it really bad??? How to really treat it..? And should I not use cosmetics?

Seems a concern: Without an actual exam, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person. specifically, they both look like oily skin, w. big pores overlap in appearance, clogging pores bad for both. There isn't as good treatment for rosacea. Benzoyl peroxide and/or antibiotic cremes might be for both,better for acne ...Read more

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What cosmetic procedure should I undergo to remove acne scars?

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What cosmetic procedure should I undergo to remove acne scars?

acne scars: There are many laser and non laser techniques to treat acne scars. These include subscisssion, tea crosshatching, chemical peels, microdermabrasion , and other non laser techniques. In addition ., lasers include smooth beam , pixel, fraxel, other erbium, co2, and other lasers. ...Read more

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M 32 yrs, never used cosmetics but I got very rough skin from last 6 months, no acne no blackheads but looks rough. plz help me out.. ?

M 32 yrs, never used cosmetics but I got very rough skin from last 6 months, no acne no blackheads but looks rough. plz help me out.. 
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Dry skin: Start with moisturizing soap such as dove, caress, aveeno (oatmeal) or ivory, use moisturizing cream, get a good brand such as nutrigena, avoid exosure to the sun, wear a hat & use sunblock. Don't forget healthy skin comes from within so eat healthy & take your vitamins. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are acne & scar treatments medical or cosmetic? Who treats skin of color? (Brown skin)

Are acne & scar treatments medical or cosmetic? Who treats skin of color? (Brown skin)

Acne: Depending on the situation and appearance it could be medical and/or cosmetic, I would suggest seeing a dermatologist as the starting point. ...Read more

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Can i use my mac cosmetics concealer to cover a few acne n blemish spots? Is it safe for my baby? Im 35 weeks pregnant.

Can i use my mac cosmetics concealer to cover a few acne n blemish spots? Is it safe for my baby? Im 35 weeks pregnant.

CONCEALER/PREGNANT: I SEE NO HARM IN USING YOUR COSMETIC CONCEALER. BEST LUCK TO YOU AND YOUR NEW, UPCOMING BABY! ...Read more

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What's a good cosmetic surgery to get rid of acne scars and blackheads?

What's a good cosmetic surgery to get rid of acne scars and blackheads?

Various treatments: Can be useful to treat acne scars. Selection of treatment depends on various factors, including the type of scar, location, skin type & other factors. Treatments include microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, fillers, surgical subcision, and lasers such as fraxel & fractionated co2 resurfacing. Tx for blackheads include topical creams (retin a/others), peels, microdermabrasions, and comedone extraction. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more