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Non Comedogenic Sunscreen
Hydrating substance: Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, your question is not very clear but I believe you are looking for a substance that is hydrating but also non-comedogenic. Glycerin and dimethicone are two noncomedogenic substances that are considered hydrating. There are many others. The second part of your question is unclear, but noncomedogenic substances by definition will not clog or widen pores ...Read more
Make up and comedone: In general, make up products that are oil free and water based are less likely to cause acne. But contrary to common belief, comedones happen due to clogged hair follicles. An inflammatory condition, that includes both comedones and inflamed pustules and pimples is called acne. Increased oil production during teenage period, premenstrual period, or in women with pros may cause acne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Products aging skin am/pm creams moisturizers.Sun damage, wrinkles, dark eye circle, large pores for very sensitive skin with no fragrance been using ceraphil gentle cleanser and vanicream?
Skin issues: It is difficult to know what your question is based on your description. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
What cleansers do dermatologists recommend for oily skin? Non drying that will remove makeup as well. Any price range
Products for oily sk: You can try OTC products for oily skin first, ie nutrogena products and Aveeno brands for oily skin application. They can remove makeup as well without drying too much. If not better after trial, contact derm MD virtual appt thru healthtap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not the same: Non-comedogenic generally refers more towards the tendency not to clog pores, but some cross over in definition occurs because fragrances and other additives can cause inflammation which promotes pore blockage. Hypoallergenic fragrance free products are often accompanied by non-comedogenic formulations and labeling. Hope that helps! ...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
Your Preference: Cetaphil, eucerin, and lubriderm will all effectively hydrate your skin. Their sensation on the skin is personal preference. When applied, some patients have described their feel as: heavy, thick, greasy, slimy, or messy. ...Read more
A personal favorite: I like La Roche Posay Anthelios 60 because it is ultra lite and absorbs well. It has antioxidant technology UVA A and B protection. There are many other products out there which are just as good and may be less expensive. This is just a personal opinion. Ask your Derm what they recommend. Make sure you use enough sunscreen and apply often. ...Read more
Are clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) products good? Especially 4 hour rapid action treatment cream and face wash.
They are: They are but usually you need prescribed meds with this. ...Read more
Yes.: It is primarily for uv-protection.Get a more detailed answer ›
We try to avoid: Marketing otc products on healthap. Try asking an esthetician. ...Read more