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Doctor insights on: Oatmeal Face Scrub

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Got a sunburn and now my face is peeling. Any home remedies to heal/speed up peeling process? Tried face scrubs & Cetaphyl & Aveeno (oatmeal) face lotions

Got a sunburn and now my face is peeling. Any home remedies to heal/speed up peeling process? Tried face scrubs & Cetaphyl & Aveeno (oatmeal) face lotions

Avoid face scrubs: for sure as this will just irritate your healing skin. I would be very gentle using only cetaphil like non-soap cleansers, and vaniply cream. Skin will heal but if you remove peeling skin you can have scarring. ...Read more

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What exactly does aveeno (oatmeal) daily scrub do?

What exactly does aveeno (oatmeal) daily scrub do?

Scrubs: Scrubs away the dead layer of skin (keratin), thus preventin blockage of hair follicles . If blocked sweat, skin secretions stay inside and bacteria grows causing acne. ...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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Will the oatmeal face wash method actually clear up my acne?

Will the oatmeal face wash method actually clear up my acne?

Not likely: Facial cleansers are helpful and form a part of the regimen for acne treatment. It is unlikely that it will clear acne by itself. You are best to see your dermatologist and get a professional treatment plan. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i had an allergic reaction to aveeno (oatmeal) face wash?

How can I tell if i had an allergic reaction to aveeno (oatmeal) face wash?

Face wash: It is most likely that aveeno (oatmeal) face wash is an irritant and causes skin rashes in your face. In order to tease this out, you need to come see an allergist. ...Read more

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Is aveeno (oatmeal) daily moisturizing lotion safe for my 3month old baby?Can it be applied on her face as well?Please advise me!!

Is aveeno (oatmeal) daily moisturizing lotion safe for my 3month old baby?Can it be applied on her face as well?Please advise me!!

Aveeno (oatmeal): moisturizing lotion is frequently used on infants with excessively dry skin/faces, and in those with atopic dermatitis/eczema. Cetaphil, Ceravue and Aquaphor are other commonly used products for this purpose. ...Read more