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Grapeseed Oil Acne
Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells.These factors can trigger or aggravate an existing case of acne, hormones, medications, and a diet with a lot of dairy and carbohydrate-rich foods.You can also prevent new acne breakouts with self-care measures by washing your skin with a gentle cleanser and avoiding touching or picking acne. ...Read more
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
Adjunct: Topical benzoyl peroxide is the mainstay of non-prescription acne treatment. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician -- it's a chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that's a serious personal and professional liability and can be managed. These "pop" remedies like coconut, lemon, beer or honey are adjuncts and will probably disappoint you. ...Read more
You decide: This stuff has been offered to the public for pretty much everything involving the skin. Physiologically, applying a waxy oil for acne makes no sense. Don't spend too much money, and something that actually works pretty well most of the time, such as topical Clindamycin rx, may even be cheaper. ...Read more
Is it ok to use acne oil control film for removing excessive oil? What cause an excessive oil on skin?
Possibly: Toners are typically used to remove excess oil. Some medications like Accutane dry up the oil glands. Excessively oily skin is typically an inherent quality of your skin. Washing with harsh soaps may help dry out oily skin. A good dermatologist or a visit to an aesthetician would be useful in your case. ...Read more
What is the best product or facewash and ointment i could use to remove excess oil , acne and acne marks?Tnx
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more
I use klinface-a and facewash which is use to remove oil from my face is it really helpfull for me to remove acne qiquly?
Good choice: This is salicylic-acid based, and works through this chemical rather than removing oil. I see you are also on clindamycin; this should not be used as monotherapy but the combination of salicylic acid and Clindamycin is a great start for tougher cases. If you're not clear in a few weeks, your physician will probably try a systemic rx or topical retinoic acid derivative. ...Read more
Why does summer heat and humidity make my teenage acne and skin oil much more active and harder to control? Is this a common occurrence?
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