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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
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
Whatever feels good: You might like a salicylic acid cleanser. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
My face remains very dry after every wash. I've used many face wash. But got no results. Why so? What should I do?
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
Face wash: Yes neutrogena is a good face wash for a teenager. ...Read more
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
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
Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
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
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
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
I want face wash which is not so affected but productive for fading dark spot. Please recommend me the face wash.
Except simple: Soap and water all others don't work and u will waste money. ...Read more
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
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
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