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Doctor insights on: Non Comedogenic Sunscreen

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Which most hydrating non comedogenic substance for makeup fixing on oily skin wide pores face?

Which most hydrating non comedogenic substance for makeup fixing on oily skin wide pores face?

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

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Are mac makeup products non-comedogenic?

Are mac makeup products non-comedogenic?

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 more

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Are cleansers and moisturizers containing alcohol & fragrance bad for acne-prone skin?

Are cleansers and moisturizers containing alcohol & fragrance bad for acne-prone skin?

Alcohol? No. : Alcohol is a good cleanser. Fragrances can contain so many substances that you have no idea what you may be sensitive to. Keep it simple. One ingredient at a time. ...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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Is "neutrogena naturals" facial moisturizer good to use for oily skin?

Is "neutrogena naturals" facial moisturizer good to use for oily skin?

Won't harm: It has basic ingredients for skin health. It won't harm the skin. Will it improve the oily skin, maybe? Good oily skin treatment requires vit c, vitamin e, vitamin a and salicylic acid, . ...Read more

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What cleansers do dermatologists recommend for oily skin? Non drying that will remove makeup as well. Any price range

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 more

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Is cetaphil gentle cleanser and moisturizing lotion good for acne?

Is cetaphil gentle cleanser and moisturizing lotion good for acne?

No it will not: Cetaphil lotion is a moisturizing lotion for dry skin and will not help acne.You need benzyl peroxide, with antibiotic local or oral and may need retinoids locally. ...Read more

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Does fragrance free and acne medication mean it is non comedogenic?

Does fragrance free and acne medication mean it is non comedogenic?

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

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Does cetaphil dermacontrol spf 30 moisturiser really work on oily skin? Does it hydrates and prevents acne?

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

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Makeup remover for acne prone sensitive skin?

Makeup remover for acne prone sensitive skin?

Facial cleanser : Try something mild like cetaphil or neutrogena facial cleansers good luck! ...Read more

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Cetaphil, eucerin, or lubriderm? Any preferences for dry skin?

Cetaphil, eucerin, or lubriderm?  Any preferences for dry skin?

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

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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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I'm using tretinon and I need a high sunscreen spf. Any sunscreen recommendations?

I'm using tretinon and I need a high sunscreen spf. Any sunscreen recommendations?

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

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St.Ives apricot scrub vs. Neutrogenas for eliminating blackhead cleanser?

St.Ives apricot scrub vs. Neutrogenas for eliminating blackhead cleanser?

We try to avoid: Marketing otc products on healthap. Try asking an esthetician. ...Read more