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How should I clean oily skin to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads?

How should I clean oily skin to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads?

Oily skin: Clogged pores contribute to whiteheads & blackheads. Over-the-counter products containing salicyclic acid can help unclog pores but can be irritating if overused and are less effective than topical retinoid medications that require a prescription. Advise that you consult a dermatologist for evaluation & treatment for your specific skin care needs. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of blackheads and oily skin?

How can I get rid of blackheads and oily skin?

Blackheads & oil: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of oily skin and pimple scars?

How can I  get rid of oily skin and pimple scars?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea australian wild plum & willow cleanser. It is plant based (not dangerous chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone & helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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How to get rid of oily skin and acne?

How to get rid of oily skin and acne?

Go natural: Try pangea australian wild plum & willow cleanser. It is plant based (not dangerous chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone & helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne? And oily skin?

How can I get rid of acne? And oily skin?

Cannot get rid of: You cannot get rid of it, but you can control it with washing regularly with benzoyl peroxide products, and if this does not work some topical antibiotics may help - see your MD for this. ...Read more

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How can I rid of oily skin and acne?

How can I rid of oily skin and acne?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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I have oily dehydrated sensitive skin prone to breakouts. Troubled with whiteheads blackheads pimples. How can I avoid acne and get rid of pimples?

Oily skin: Oily skin accumulate s sebum in skin pores causing blackheads and whiteheads. Keep skin dry Use glycol acid wash or salicylate acid. Apply Retin A (tretinoin) cream at night. Avoid oily solutions on skin. Diet of less fatty acids and carbohydrates Pkentty of water to drink. Consult your Dermatologist. See other responses on HealthTap by other doctors. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of peeling flakey skin from acne wash?

How can I get rid of peeling flakey skin from acne wash?

Excessive dryness: Applying an oil free hypoallergenic moisturizer after each cleansing with warm water and a gentle pH balanced cleanser can help prevent excessive dryness when using facial medications. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples and blackheads?

How can I get rid of pimples and blackheads?

Different treatments: Acne treatment is geared towards the type of acne the patient has. Inflammatory papules and pustules (pimples) respond to topical and / or oral antibiotics. Blackheads (comedones) respond only to topical treatments (retinoids such as retin a (tretinoin) or differin or tazorac) , glycolic acid and salicylic acid. ...Read more

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What can I wash my skin to get rid of staphylococcus?

What can I wash my skin to get rid of staphylococcus?

Staph: The best is a soap called hibiclens that is over the counter. However, it is often better to have a doctor prescribe a prescription antibiotic pill or cream called mupirocin. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne and blackheads!?

How to get rid of acne and blackheads!?

Retinoic acid: If you have a lot of comedones, start off with a topical retinoic acid derivative. If this doesn't have you clear in two weeks, get with your personal physicain who can add something. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of blackheads and pores on your face?

How do you get rid of blackheads and pores on your face?

BlackHeads: There are many products that help remove blackheads and open pores: epiduo, ziana, acanya, retin a, (tretinoin) atralin, chemical peels, differin, proactive and others. See your dermatologist for a prescription. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my face usually gets so oily and I get some breakouts. any tips on how I can get rid of blemishes and an oily face?

Blemishes: Wash your face with a benzoyl peroxide preparation 10% and then clean with clindamycin wipes which the doctor can order. For the occasional blemish use clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide Cream which the doctor will order. Use coverup for the skin tones when necessary. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of blackheads and whiteheads on your nose?

How do you get rid of blackheads and whiteheads on your nose?

Blacheads&whiteheads: Gentle steam ove rhte face helps. Gentle facial peels also help to some extent. See a dermatologist if really bad. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of blackheads and whiteheads?

How do you get rid of blackheads and whiteheads?

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

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What can I do to get rid of pimples & oily skin between the eyebrows?

What can I do to get rid of pimples & oily skin between the eyebrows?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea australian wild plum & willow cleanser. It is plant based (not dangerous chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone & helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my oily scalp?

How to get rid of my oily scalp?

Home remedy: Lemon can be used to balance pH & reduce scalp oil secretions. Apply / work through juice from two lemons mixed in 2 cups of distilled water to scalp/ hair. Rub in mixture. Rinse off with tepid water after about five minutes. This can be done several times a week. ...Read more

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Whiteheads (Definition)

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Oily Skin (Definition)

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