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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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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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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 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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Will clindamycin phosphate lotion moisturize my face?

Will clindamycin phosphate lotion moisturize my face?

Topical clindamycin: This medication is designed to treat acne, so the active ingredient is an antibiotic- clindamycin which targets the germ that causes acne- P. acnes. There are other compounds in the lotion, including cetostearyl alcohol (2.5%) and isostearyl alcohol (2.5%) which could cause skin irritation. (A side effect in about 10% of patients). Talk to a dermatologist about moisturizers given your acne problem ...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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Best face cream for oily skin & pimples?

Best face cream for  oily skin & pimples?

Best: You could use benzoyl peroxide and oc 8 to stop oily skin pimples but you should see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...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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Olive oil ok as face moisturizer?

Olive oil ok as face moisturizer?

No: I think it would likely increase your risk for acne. ...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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Can nivea soft refreshing moisturising cream lighten the skin?

Can nivea soft refreshing moisturising cream lighten the skin?

Skin lightening: No. It is very unlikely that a non-prescription lotion will lighten your skin. ...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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Cetaphil daily facial cleanser help with scars?

Cetaphil daily facial cleanser help with scars?

No: Topical application of silicone gel is the only non-invasive treatment proven to improve the appearance of scars. Dermarolling and laser treatments are more invasive treatments. ...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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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 the best lotion for sensitive face ?

What is the best lotion for sensitive face ?

Hypoallergenic: The lotion should say" hypoallergenic" and "mild" or "for sensitive skin." It should say "noncomedogenic," which means it won't clog pores, too. If you cannot find one, see your doc or a dermatologist who can give you other suggestions. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is there any face lotion that doesn't cause outbreaks?

I wanted to know is there any face lotion that doesn't cause outbreaks?

Face lotion: Of course. This all depends upon what is contained in the lotion and your particular tolerance for it. Sounds as if you might be encountering something to which you are allergic or which is irritant to you. You might want to chat with a dermatologist. Love your city. ...Read more

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Do yo put lotion on your face after you washed your face in the night or you just leave it like that ?

Do yo put lotion on your face after you washed your face in the night or you just leave it like that ?

You can!: AS a teenager you have enough oil in your skin that you can go without adding lotion. YOU may want to if your skin is exceedingly dry but that is unusual at your age. Do not scrub the face hard however to "cleanse" it . Just soft washing and pat dry is enough. ...Read more

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A tip here was don't put anything on your skin you wouldn't eat. So that means only organic pure face lotions, body wash, etc? I want to get into it

A tip here was don't put anything on your skin you wouldn't eat. So that means only organic pure face lotions, body wash, etc? I want to get into it

Yes: That's correct. A great source of information on the safety of cosmetics and body products is EWG.org. See the skin deep section. ...Read more

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Is dimethicone bad in face lotions?

Is dimethicone bad in face lotions?

Safe/drawbacks: Generally safe, but may form an impermissible barrier, trapping bacteria and natural oils leading to skin irration and an acne form eruption in some cases. Prolonged daily use may cause irrational. Be sure skin is cleaned nightly and a hydrating cream applied. Discontinue if excessive redness and irration occurs. ...Read more

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How come my face burns after applying lotion?

How come my face burns after applying lotion?

May be allergy: Are you dry or inflamed to start? That would be a possible reason. It is probably an allergic reaction but it may also mean there is something wrong with the product. Does it do the same to others? If so, return product. If not, also return product because no product that burns your skin is wise to use. ...Read more

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What oils/lotions can I use to safely tan my face in the sun?

What oils/lotions can I use to safely tan my face in the sun?

Tanning: Aren't you aware that too much sun exposure is the most common cause of skin cancer and premature aging? If tanning is your main purpose, you do not need oils or lotions; just lay in the sun and your face (and rest of body) will be burned and tanned in the process. ...Read more

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I tried a new face lotion and when i woke the next day my face was slightly itchy and bumpy in the areas i apply them what is it?

I tried a new face lotion and when i woke the next day my face was slightly itchy and bumpy in the areas i apply them what is it?

Allergic reaction: It appears that you had a topical allergic reaction. I would wash off any remaining lotion and do any or all of the following: 1-take an allergy pill, such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (otc) 2-apply a topical steroid cream, such as 0.5% or 1% hydrocortisone(otc) 3-apply cold compresses. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply lotion on a 2 month baby's face?

Yes But.......: Lotion is okay sparingly and only very mild lotions. I often recommend cetaphil or aquafor some creams and lotions can create rashes. Most rashes on the face are caused by their own slobber and contact with linens, blankets and clothing. The rashes wax and wane. Wipe the face often with a wash cloth and this will help too. ...Read more

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Vaseline lotion burns my face should I stop using it ?

Vaseline lotion burns my face should I stop using it ?

Yes!: Anything that bothers the skin should be stopped (unless it is a medication prescribed by your doctor that may be known to have mild discomfort for a time before your skin gets used to it). Any other skin care product or makeup or detergent that causes skin discomfort should be stopped immediately. ...Read more

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Are there any face cream/lotion better than fair and lovely?

Are there any face cream/lotion better than fair and lovely?

Face cream: There are many formulations available and can be chosen based on different symptoms or characteristics of your skin. ...Read more

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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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The skin on my face is extremely dry and it burns to put lotion on. What could be wrong?

The skin on my face is extremely dry and it burns to put lotion on. What could be wrong?

Dry skin no longer: functions as a good barrier. Thus substances can reach through to deeper layers or tissue which can cause pain. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to use lotion on your face after moisturizing because my skin is extremely dry?

No.: One does not have to use moisturizers or lotion. If your skin gives you symptoms or is cosmetically unappealing moisturizers may help, but not required. ...Read more

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Is there a lotion that would achieve one toned face & body without going to see a dermatology please?

Is there a lotion that would achieve one toned face & body without going to see a dermatology please?

While OTC topical: lighteners can help uneven skin, wearing sunscreen is critical. IF not clear with the OTC in 6 months, see dermatologist. Hydroxy acids or retinols combined with lighteners work even better ...Read more

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