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What is a good daily face wash?

What is a good daily face wash?

Health Tap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

Washing (Definition)

As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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Please describe a good face wash for my skin?

Please describe a good face wash for my skin?

Variable: This depends on the type of skin you have. If your skin is oily, you need something which will reduce the oil. If your skin is too dry, you need something which is less drying. Overall, Cetaphil may be a reasonable one to start since it is slightly acidic which is considered good for the skin. The final analysis- this is a matter of trial and error. ...Read more

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New face wash/scrub is making me break out more?

New face wash/scrub is making me break out more?

Wrong product: Depending on your skin type (dry/oily/combination) the wrong product can make things worse.

I would recommend consultation with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist to help determine the best regimen for your skin type. ...Read more

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How to was face using face wash? I mean the proper and perfect way to was face.

How to was face using face wash? I mean the proper and perfect way to was face.

No perfect way: There is no "perfect way" to wash one's face. Everyone's skin is different. But generally people should avoid harsh chemicals or overly aggressive scrubbing. Simple washing with soap and a washcloth or bath sponge is sufficient to remove excess oil and dirt and germs. People with oily skin may find that products like benzoyl peroxide or retinoids help reduce oil that clogs pores. ...Read more

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My face has become really dry and has broken out after new face wash. Should I stop using it?

My face has become really dry and has broken out after new face wash. Should I stop using it?

Yes: IF ALL THESE SYMPTOMS BEGAN AFTER STARTING THIS WASH THEN STOP USING IT THE WASH MAY HAVE WEAK ACIDS IN IT LIKE SALICYLIC ACID OR GLYCOL ACID WHICH IS CAUSIG A DRYNESS AND PEELING. THERE CAN ALSO BE AN ALLERGIC COMPONENT, LANOLIN IS A COMMON CAUSE. THRY ANOTHER PRODUCT ]

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What do you suggest if my face has become really dry and has broken out after new face wash. Help?

What do you suggest if my face has become really dry and has broken out after new face wash. Help?

Moisturize: Medicated skin care products are notorious for causing red, dry, irritated skin. Washing with the product less often or changing to a milder formula may help. Hypoallergenic noncomedogenic moisturizers such as Cetaphil will help recondition your skin but shouldn't cause break outs. ...Read more

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Are Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben safe to use? They are in a face wash I was thinking about buying.

Are Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben safe to use? They are in a face wash I was thinking about buying.

Preservatives: It extends the time it will be stable enough for use. Realize such products require time to produce, ship, shelve, buy and then sit in your cabinet. There are some individuals that can break out to this or other chemicals in any such product, so some will not tolerate it. It is worthwhile to put a dab of any such product on a Band-Aid pad & apply it overnight. If you breakout don't use it. ...Read more

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My face remains very dry after every wash. I've used many face wash. But got no results. Why so? What should I do?

My face remains very dry after every wash. I've used many face wash. But got no results. Why so? What should I do?

Moisturize.: Face washes remove protective oils from your skin along with the dirt. Try applying a light facial moisturizer immediately after washing. ...Read more

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Can u please compare himalaya neem face wash vs clean n clear foaning face wash... Which 1 is better (I have low budget) please search online sir. Request?

Can u please compare himalaya neem face wash vs clean n clear foaning face wash... Which 1 is better (I have low budget) please search online sir. Request?

No Endorsement: The physicians here on health tap have nothing to add to your choice on which product you buy for face cleansing. If price is a matter then choose the least expensive option. ...Read more

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What is a good face wash or soap?

What is a good face wash or soap?

2% Salicylic acid: Get the neutrogena or walmart generic equivalent if you are thrifty. It comes in the clear bottle and is orange. ...Read more

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Which face wash is really good for oily skin?

Which face wash is really good for oily skin?

Oily skin: For oily skin - consider frequent use of gentle washes. Health Tap has requested that their doctors not recommend specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What are some good face wash for sensitive skin?

What are some good face wash for sensitive skin?

Cetaphil lotion: Cetaphil, Lubriderm, Aveeno (oatmeal) are 3 gentle facial cleansers. ...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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Is acepxia soap bars good healthy face wash product?

Is acepxia soap bars good healthy face wash product?

AWESOME: Acepxia soap is awesome and its incredible to know its soo inexpensive.
This is my personal experience, and I do not have any financial interest in this product.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of face wash do you recommend for oily skin?

What kind of face wash do you recommend for oily skin?

FACE WASH OILY SKIN: I RECOMMEND THE FACE WASH THAT HELPS OILY SKIN!
THERE ARE DOZENS OF FACE WASHES YOU CAN USE.
EVERY ONE IS DIFFERENT!
EVERY ONE OF US IS UNIQUE!
TRY A FEW OF THEM. TRY ALL OF THEM!
YOUR WILL FIND THE ONE YOU LIKE AND THE ONE THAT WORKS FOR YOU.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me are cleansers & face wash the same thing?

Can you tell me are cleansers & face wash the same thing?

Similar: They work (or not work) the same way. But sometimes people refer facial wash as the thing for acne. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cleansing milk and face wash?

What is the difference between cleansing milk and face wash?

Face wash vs cleansr: · If you wear makeup daily, it is better to use cleanser on a daily basis as cleansers are more effective in taking off makeup than face wash.

· A cleanser is gentler than a face wash, which in turn is much gentler than soap.

· A cleanser is much more moisturizing too. It contains less of soap and is creamier than face wash.

· cleanser is much better than a face wash as it keeps the skin soft.

· Face wash is more to get rid of oily skin than cleanser, which is primarily to remove dirt from the face. ...Read more

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How come I have a weird cold feeling on my face after using face wash?

How come I have a weird cold feeling on my face after using face wash?

Check the list of: Ingredients. Any alcohol products? When they evaporate - it cools the surface of the skin, . ...Read more

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Could you please recommend a specific face wash for someone with Rosacea?

Could you please recommend a specific face wash for someone with Rosacea?

Mild cleansers: Rosacea patients have very sensitive skin. Over the counter cleansers such as cetaphil, aquanil, cerave hydating cleanser to name a few are good. There are prescription cleansers as well, such as sulfur-based plexion which is mild. ...Read more

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When should I use cleansing milk - before or after washing face with a face wash?

When should I use cleansing milk - before or after washing face with a face wash?

Facial hygiene: One cleanser should be adequate. Pick the one that works best for you. It should be mild, and if water based, rinsed off thoroughly. ...Read more

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Nowadays many face wash are available in different types; which one ideal for me as I have a oily skin?

Nowadays many face wash are available in different types; which one ideal for me as I have a oily skin?

Not that easy: I am a fan of cetaphil daily facial cleanser but there are many products and some times this may best be achieved through trial and error. ...Read more

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Hello. My face wash contains polyglyceryl-10 laurate. Is this ingredient good for the skin and can it block pores? Thanks

Hello. My face wash contains polyglyceryl-10 laurate. Is this ingredient good for the skin and can it block pores? Thanks

Its common: Your facial wash will contain multiple ingredients, some are known as vehicles which add to the feel of the wash as well as preservatives and active ingredients. The ingredient should not block pores & is contained in many facial washes and is not an active compound. The important issue for your skin is to determine if other active ingredients can help your skin. Seek out a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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So I read that beauty products and toiletries last about a yeari want to know more specifically about face wash containing salicylic acidhow long is i?

So I read that beauty products and toiletries last about a yeari want to know more specifically about face wash containing salicylic acidhow long is i?

Salicyclic Acid Life: Thank you for your question. Beauty products and toiletries have varying amounts of time they remain effective and referring to the manufacturer's guidelines and expiry dates is the best recommendation. Face washes that contain salicyclic acid are no exception to this and inspecting the product is the best approach. If no expiry date is listed, assessment by a medical provider is recommended. ...Read more

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I have a face burn from my face wash? Why

Left too long?: If this is an acne face wash, you may have left the agent on too long, or have very sensitive skin. You also may have an allergy to one of the components. Regardless, I would recommend switching brands and evaluating cautiously, maybe using one with a different set of active ingredients. ...Read more

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