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Will acne soap face washing help?

Will acne soap face washing help?

Acne Treatment: Acne face soap is the least effective way to control acne. ...Read more

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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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Can ponds face wash clear acne/pimples?

Can ponds face wash clear acne/pimples?

Maybe: Face washes can help clear acne pimples if they have ingredients such as salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, etc., but they can also dry out your skin. I am not familiar with the ingredients of ponds, but i know it used to be used as a cold cream to remove makeup. This would probably be too heavy for skin with acne and would not clear pimples. ...Read more

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Should I use Neutrogena grapefruit acne face wash?

Should I use Neutrogena grapefruit acne face wash?

No: Topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoids acid without pricey gimmicks are your best friends. If you Are not obviously better in two weeks, get with your physician and we can clear you with your help. ...Read more

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Foaming or non-foaming face wash for acne?

Foaming or non-foaming face wash for acne?

No Endorsement: There is nothing medicine has to say to help you choose the product best for you. We would be neutral on this question. There is no right or wrong answer. ...Read more

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Is the st Ives makeup remover face wash a good face wash?

Is the st Ives makeup remover face wash a good face wash?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What is better face wash and witch hazel or face wash and benzoyl peroxide?

Multiple: Skin specialists recommend face washes based on the condition of the person's skin and what they want to achieve. Using witch hazel will dry out the skin because it has alcohol (not great for the face) and benzoyl peroxide is drying, has some antibacterial action, and is helpful for acne. If your face is dry, you may want a less drying cleanser; if oily, you can try salicylic acid. ...Read more

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Aveeno (oatmeal) on dry face with acne ?

Aveeno (oatmeal) on dry face with acne ?

Better options exist: When you have acne, you do not want to dry out your face, as it leads to compensatory oil production. Gentle cleansing is best. A foaming or gel cleanser with therapeutic amounts of compounds like salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic acid or beta hydroxy acid. Stay away from scrubs or buff pads.. For thorough cleansing, use your cleanser with the clarisonic skin care brush. ...Read more

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Can oil free acne wash cream cleanser micro clear from neutrogena work?

Can oil free acne wash cream cleanser micro clear from neutrogena work?

Salicylic acid: That's the stuff that works, not the pink grapefrult extract or the vitamin c or the advertising. It clears mild acne, but for moderate disease, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Does cetaphil gentle skin cleanser cause facial acne?

Does cetaphil gentle skin cleanser cause facial acne?

Unlikley: You can stop using it and see if it clears up, but doubtful that it is the cause of your acne. Look closely at diet. ...Read more

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Neutrogena grapefruit acne face wash, does this work well?

Acne face wash: This is a commercial product not a prescribed treatment for a doctor to endorse. It is over the counter and you will need to use your own judgement and experience. ...Read more

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What's the acne wash, toner, and moisturizer for acne prone super oily skin?

What's the acne wash, toner, and moisturizer for acne prone super oily skin?

Skin Clear Wash: I recommend the skin clear wash from cosmo grade professional skincare. Specifically formulated for acne-prone skin, this foaming cleanser utilizes salicylic acid and tea tree to thoroughly wash away oils and dirt, unclog pores, treat existing blemishes and prevent future breakouts - improving the appearance of problematic skin. ...Read more

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Does clean start face wash work to remove acne scars?

Does clean start face wash work to remove acne scars?

No: Acne scars are full thickness injuries to the skin. Massage can provide some improvement acutely, so the washing action may help a little. There are many ways to treat acne scars, because there are many types of acne scars. None of the treatments are perfect, but, when selected appropriately, can provide some improvement. ...Read more

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What facial cleansing wash works best for oily skin?

What facial cleansing wash works best for oily skin?

Oil Free, Soap Free: There is an abundance of facial cleansers for oily skin and there are many "best cleanser lists." however, an ideal facial cleanser for oily skin should be soap-free, fragrance-free, and oil-free. Some examples include elta facial cleanser, cetaphil for oily skin, and skinceuticals foaming cleanser. ...Read more

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Is acepxia soap bars good healthy face wash product?

Is acepxia soap bars good healthy face wash product?

AWESOME : 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

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Does washing your face help acne?

Does washing your face help acne?

No: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangea organics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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What face wash and moisturizer works best for eczema?

What face wash and moisturizer works best for eczema?

Eczema: First 3 rules: gentle, gentle, gentle. Avoid drying or irritating products--ones that contain salicylic or glycolic acid. Many good ones on market: dove bar, cetaphil, neutrogena gentle, purpose, basis, aveeno, (oatmeal) cerave. Your dermatologist's office may have samples you could try before you go buy a full retail size. ...Read more

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I've a oily skin, will Neutrogena SPF-15 Face lotion be suitable for my skin?

I've a oily skin, will Neutrogena SPF-15 Face lotion be suitable for my skin?

No: In order to have adequate UV-A and B protection the sunblock should have a physical barrier such as zinc or titanium at least 7%. These otc products do not have that instead have an oxylate substance that is not as effective. ...Read more

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Can it be an allergic reaction if my face is swollen from using neutrogena face wash and benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide)?

Can it be an allergic reaction if my face is swollen from using neutrogena face wash and benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide)?

Yes: I have seen this in patients..Sometimes people can tolerate one or the other item but not the two when used together. Best to stop using them..Take an antihistamine(allegra (fexofenadine) zyrtec, check the labels) and try something else. If the eaction gets worse see your dr. ...Read more

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Should I use Neutrogena grapefruit acne face wash?

No: Topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoids acid without pricey gimmicks are your best friends. If you Are not obviously better in two weeks, get with your physician and we can clear you with your help. ...Read more

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Neutrogena grapefruit acne face wash, does this work well?

Acne face wash: This is a commercial product not a prescribed treatment for a doctor to endorse. It is over the counter and you will need to use your own judgement and experience. ...Read more

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I am using neutrogena's acne free face wash with 2% salicylic acid.My face is okay with that but skin around my mouth becomes too dry. Why is that so?

Add A Moisturizer: Irritation, dryness, redness are frequent side-effects of many topical acne meds. It is important to use an oil & alcohol-free skin moisturizer twice daily after washing your face. Finding the right balance of medication can be challenging even with mild acne. Can also try using Sal. acid every other day. If irritation continues or acne not responding, see your doctor for tolerable treatment plan. ...Read more

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What is a good face wash or soap?

What is a good face wash or soap?

2% Salicylic acid: Get the neutrogena or walmart generic equivalent if you are thrifty. It comes in the clear bottle and is orange. ...Read more

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Which face wash is really good for oily skin?

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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Please recommend the best face wash for oily skin ?

Please recommend the best face wash for oily skin ?

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

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Is acepxia soap bars good healthy face wash product?

AWESOME : 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

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What kind of face wash do you recommend for oily skin?

What kind of face wash do you recommend for oily skin?

FACE WASH OILY SKIN: I RECOMMEND THE FACE WASH THAT HELPS OILY SKIN! THERE ARE DOZENS OF FACE WASHES YOU CAN USE. EVERY ONE IS DIFFERENT! EVERY ONE OF US IS UNIQUE! TRY A FEW OF THEM. TRY ALL OF THEM! YOUR WILL FIND THE ONE YOU LIKE AND THE ONE THAT WORKS FOR YOU. BEST LUCK . . . ...Read more

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Is the st Ives makeup remover face wash a good face wash?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are cleansers & face wash the same thing?

Can you tell me are cleansers & face wash the same thing?

Similar: they work (or not work) the same way. but sometimes people refer facial wash as the thing for acne. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cleansing milk and face wash?

What is the difference between cleansing milk and face wash?

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

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How come I have a weird cold feeling on my face after using face wash?

How come I have a weird cold feeling on my face after using face wash?

Check the list of: Ingredients. Any alcohol products? When they evaporate - it cools the surface of the skin, . ...Read more

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Could you please recommend a specific face wash for someone with Rosacea?

Could you please recommend a specific face wash for someone with Rosacea?

Mild cleansers: Rosacea patients have very sensitive skin. Over the counter cleansers such as cetaphil, aquanil, cerave hydating cleanser to name a few are good. There are prescription cleansers as well, such as sulfur-based plexion which is mild. ...Read more

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When should I use cleansing milk - before or after washing face with a face wash ?

When should I use cleansing milk - before or after washing face with a face wash ?

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