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Is There Any Way To Prevent Oily Skin
Manage not prevent: "oily skin" is not a disease, it's a condition, a state of being. It can be managed with proper hygiene, skin care, daily face washing and by regular hand washing. You also have to moisturize to avoid going the other way and damaging the skin. Acne is an inflammatory condition, so being too abrasive can cause problems, as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
hormones: Whether you are a male or female, acne usually begins in puberty secondary to hormonal changes in the body. (newborns can get acne from maternal hormones that pass through the placenta). The hormones cause an increase in oil production which traps bacteria and gives rise to acne. Foods also high in glycemic content (sugar) can increase acne. Avoid such foods in your diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My face is always oily around my nose area and forehead when i wake. How do I prevent breakouts and oily skin?
Need to keep skin cl: You may need to clean this area with a mild soap you should see a dermatologist for exact diagnosis and other suggestions. ...Read more
I have oily skin.If I use milk to clean my face it is helpful for preventing acne or aggrevate acne?
No: It has no value for that issue. ...Read more
Does cetaphil dermacontrol spf 30 moisturiser really work on oily skin? Does it hydrates and prevents acne?
Good product: I was not familiar with this specific product, but I took a look for you. I believe that Galderma and the Cetaphil brand can put together a good noncomedogenic yet moisturizing product for daily use. I REALLY like the spf included here. HOWEVER, depending on your level and severity of acne, this will not be a standalone product. We could help you find a second topical to exfoliate in Prime visit ...Read more
Can I use 5% benzoyl peroxide on my acne ? I have oily skin... Any tips to prevent acne & oily skin?
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
I'm in perimenopause, attempting to prevent future lines and wrinkles in my oily skin with mild moisturizers, but glycerin seems to cause acne. Is that common, or is it an allergy?
My skin is oily and I was looking for sunscreen to PREVENT tan which is better bioderma spf100 or avéne or floxia (both spf 50)? On Acne prone skin ?
I love avéne: I'm not familiar with floxia to be honest, but bioderma is a bit more occlusive. Another option would be the Elta MD UV physical, though for many people it is too drying. ...Read more
Hi, I have got an oily skin and I can't get off the black heads from my nose. Is there anyway I can reduce the oilyness and the blackheads? Thanks
Blackheads: Don't scrub! It just injures the skin and increases the risk of infection. Your hormones are to blame for the only skin and I don't think you want to attempt changing that. A salicylic gel or base is probably the most helpful but apply sparingly at night, starting with a couple of times per week, increasing nightly. Use a very gentle cleanser specifically for the face (not for oily skin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a good way to minimize oily skin? My face gets extremely oily after a couple hours and i don't know what type of products to use
Facial: Consider getting a facial. If that doesn't help, see a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Depends: This is a complicated question. You may require oral medications such as antibiotics or accurate if severe. Topical medicines like Retin-A and products with salicylic. ...Read more
Pangea: Try pangea products. They are plant based, organic, vegan, gluten-free. 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
Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free. The egyptian calendula and blood orange facial cleanser. 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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