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How well is noxzema? and what is a better face wash for acne that is fragrance free?

How well is noxzema? and what is a better face wash for acne that is fragrance free?

Not good! : Noxema is oil based so it is not good for acne. Prescription strength benzoyl peroxide is scent free and a great first step in treating acne. For over thr counter try the neutrogena wash with 2% salicylic acid, the " orange one" walmart has a generic which is cheaper. ...Read more

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Is it safe to moisturize acne prone skin? Is Cetaphil okay (will it cause pimples) ? What is really the purpose of moisturizing?

Is it safe to moisturize acne prone skin? Is Cetaphil okay (will it cause pimples) ? What is really the purpose of moisturizing?

Yes.: If your skin is dry you can use a moisturizer but remember first take a shower or bath preferably using minimal if any soap which dries your skin then get out of the bath and apply the moisturizer to the wet skin. Most people dry off before applying the moisturizer. Don't do that! Then pat those areas dry. ...Read more

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Is dove bar soap really safe to use as facial wash?

Wash: Dove is considered one of the more milder soaps. Soaps are always more drying in general compared to non soap cleansers such as cetaphil or cereve cleansers which are a benefit to those with sensitive skin. ...Read more

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How long does acne cleanser keep?

How long does acne cleanser keep?

Look for Exp.: Look on the bottle for expiration dates. Make sure to store the product under proper conditions. Keep away from light and heat. If you do not see an expiration date, then typically you should discard most products after 3 months of the purchase date. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. Is oatmeal soap suitable for oily face? Which is effective oatmeal soap, acne soap or cetaphil for oily face?

Hi doctors. Is oatmeal soap suitable for oily face? Which is effective oatmeal soap, acne soap or cetaphil for oily face?

YMMV.: Between the many recommended cleansers, your individual response is what determines which one works best for you. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is cetaphil gentle cleanser a good cleanser?

I wanted to know is cetaphil gentle cleanser a good cleanser?

Yes: Among many cleansers useful for dry, sensitive skin. The salient feature is pH of 6 to 7. Avoid caustic soaps, pH 9 to 10, such as Ivory, if you have dry skin. Avoid antibacterial and deodorant soaps. Unless you are allergic to scents (not common) you can use unscented or any smell which appeals to you. ...Read more

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Is cleanser, toner, moisturizer. 2xs a day bad for the skin. My skin is normal/acne prone.. Thanks?

Is cleanser, toner, moisturizer. 2xs a day bad for the skin. My skin is normal/acne prone.. Thanks?

Not necessarily: It is not a problem unless your skin is very sensitive to these treatments and you are having a lot of dry skin. If treating your skin 2x/day works well for your acne without significant side effects then good for you. ...Read more

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Does neutrogena products work on acne prone skin?? Is neutrogena better than cetaphil?

Does neutrogena products work on acne prone skin?? Is neutrogena better than cetaphil?

Sure : Neutrogena is a great brand. I wouldn't say better than Cetaphil, but equal! Best of luck! ...Read more

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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 is a good face cleanser, toner, moisturizer, and exfoliation that works well for my oily skin?

What is a good face cleanser, toner, moisturizer, and exfoliation that works well for my oily skin?

Foaming cleanser: For oily skin foaming cleansers or cleansing pads with alpha and or beta hydroxy acids work best (cetaphil has a great foam cleanser for oily skin and neutrogena has great acid cleansing pads), only use toners when your face is extremely oily as we need some oils to prevent the skin from looking more wrinkled and aged, exfoliate only once a week ...Read more

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Hello. Is cetaphil daily cleanser the best facial cleanser really recommended by dermatologist?

Hello. Is cetaphil daily cleanser the best facial cleanser really recommended by dermatologist?

Often recommended: Cetaphil cleanser is often recommended by dermatologists and I usually recommend that in my pediatric practice, but there are different forms, for dry skin, for acne prone skin, etc. There are similar cleansers that work well too, and each doctor has their preferred brands. ...Read more

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Why aveeno (oatmeal) cleanser/moisturizer is best for sensitive, combination skin?

Why aveeno (oatmeal) cleanser/moisturizer is best for sensitive, combination skin?

Limited ingredients: Aveeno (oatmeal) and cetaphil from otc use very few products. Physician grade skin care would be avene its great for sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Why's it bad to use too much facial cleansers?

Why's it bad to use too much facial cleansers?

Dry/ oil: Astringents and facial cleansers which are designed to strip the face of oil can be over-used. In this situation, the skin may produce more oil in response. The skin may also become raw and dry. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use neutrogena hydroxy acid exfoliating cleanser while on Accutane ? It is non comedogenic, soap free and dermatologist tested

Yes: Yes you can, provided you don't apply it with an abrasive sponge or anything that can excoriate your skin or exacerbate the exfoliation. ...Read more

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Dry peely skin on face. Is it good to exfoliate? How about a face cleansing brush such as clarisonic?

It depends on: Why you have dry peeling skin. A Clarisonic brush isn't likely to harm you but how much help, again, depends on why your have "dry, peely" skin. If it's from something like seborrheic dermatitis then it probably won't due much good. Your best bet is to first try to figure out why your skin is dry and peeling. ...Read more

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Is cetaphil a good cleanser for oily skin?

Is cetaphil a good cleanser for oily skin?

Try This: Cetaphil has a new product on the market called "cetaphil dermacontrol oil control foam wash" that I have had excellent results with patients. I do not like to endorse one brand over another but this product has shown great results thus far. It is worth a try. ...Read more

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Is this product vaseline emollient cream" good for sensitive skin or is cetaphil better?

Is this product vaseline emollient cream" good for sensitive skin or is cetaphil better?

Depends: In general there is no single best cream. However, ointments are better than creams at hydrating the skin and creams are better than lotions. In terms of ointments, vaseline is fantastic. As for the vaseline brand cream versus cetaphil, i would simply try both and see what works best for you. Dermatologists have a fondness for cetaphil cream but this is not based on any data. Try them both! ...Read more

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What is a good facial moisturizer to use if my skin is prone to acne? Cetaphil moisturizer burns my skin probably because I use epiduo.

Non-allergic: I suggest hypoallergenic creams such as Nivea or coconut oil products. Mild hypoallergenic products should be checked with your pharmacist. ...Read more