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How to stop pimples after facial wax?

How to stop pimples after facial wax?

Stop waxing: I suggest you seek consultation with a reputable laser clinic or medical spa that performs laser hair removal. Depending upon your skin type and hair color the laser specialist should be able to give you useful information and treatment in reducing your facial hair issues. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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M having pimple problem after waxing. After waxing my skin get red and pimple starts developing and it leaves black marks also.

M having pimple problem after waxing. After waxing my skin get red and pimple starts developing and it leaves black marks also.

Ingrown Hair: Forcibly removing hair through waxing stimulates oil flow to your hair follicles, which in turn attracts bacteria that can lead to ingrown hairs. While everyone who waxes risks getting ingrown hairs, people with curly hair, dark skin, or those who wear tight stockings or pants may have an increased risk of getting ingrown hairs. ...Read more

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How to prevent pimples on upper arms after waxing them?

How to prevent pimples on upper arms after waxing them?

Ask Dr: Why not ask the dr who is treating you for acne. Also you might want to stop waxing upper arms to let pimples clear up. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get whiteheads and bumps after a firstbrazilian wax?

No, yes: It is common to get bumps but not whiteheads. Whiteheads indicate a possible infection. Make sure the aesthetician uses antiseptic and a moisturizing lotion after waxing and that you continue to use an antiseptic type solution afterwards for a day or two. ...Read more

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I had a hard pimple like thing n my underarm. It is painful when touch. I had wounds due to waxing prior to it. Pls help?

I had a hard pimple like thing n my underarm. It is painful when touch. I had wounds due to waxing prior to it. Pls help?

Could be....: An abscess. Usually these require draining to go away. The pain won't diminish until it drains. You can wait a while to see if this happens on its own, or go to a doctor and get it treated. ...Read more

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I have lots of pimple occuring on my back and they are triggered more by waxing. Can you suggest any treatment. Can they be trwated?

I have lots of pimple occuring on my back and they are triggered more by waxing. Can you suggest any treatment. Can they be trwated?

Probably acne!: Don't get your back waxed. The wax is blocking the egress from the oil glands in your skin and is exacerbating the acne!! ...Read more

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How can you avoid whiteheads after waxing hair?

How can you avoid whiteheads after waxing hair?

See below: Make sure the aesthetician uses antiseptic and a moisturizing lotion after waxing and that you continue to use an antiseptic type solution afterwards for a day or two. ...Read more

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Pimples on face due to waxing solution for this please Don't need the marks to last forever They are receding just need tips on taking care of it?

Pimples on face due to waxing solution for this please Don't need the marks to last forever They are receding just need tips on taking care of it?

Keep oil away: From your face at all times, and that includes wax! Apply warm washcloth to your face or to any individual pimple as soon as it appears to help it get blood supply to kill the bacteria. Get out in the sun unless this makes your particular acne worse. Take vitamins A, E, D, and zinc. Wash with a non-irritating but non fatty soap. When these lesions are gone, try benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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I have pimples after removing the hair of pikiny area by wax what should I do?

Folliculitis: Inflammation of the hair follicles often occurs after shaving and is referred to as superficial folliculitis -- which is usually self-resolving. You can use an anti-bacterial cleanser. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of whiteheads on Brazilian wax?

How do I get rid of whiteheads on Brazilian wax?

Waxing: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. ...Read more

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Painful pimples out of my vagina after waxing. How to cure this. Is there any good creme to apply?

Painful pimples out of my vagina after waxing. How to cure this. Is there any good creme to apply?

Common problem: Wash the area daily, apply a good moisturizing lotion, avoid shaving the area until the hair grows out for a while. You could apply a small amount of antibiotic ointment such as bacitracin. If this is getting worse or not getting better after a week of the above, see you doctor. ...Read more

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I needed to know what would be the best non steuroidal medication for pimple and acne on face also I got pimple like bumps by waxing face what to do?

I needed to know what would be the best non steuroidal medication for pimple and acne on face also I got pimple like bumps by waxing face what to do?

See Below: Please consult the site given below for effective home remedies. You may need to try more than one to see what works for you.
Wish you good health.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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I have pimples dark pubic area I use wax n allergic to lemon please help me...

I have pimples dark pubic area I use wax n allergic to lemon please help me...

Not familiar: While many fruit acids such as citric acid may help exfoliate the skin, I am not familiar with the use if raw lemon juice on the skin and it is likely to cause some irritation. ...Read more

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Can lip line pimple get so inflamed (after lip wax) that part of the reddness extends to the lip? Its drying up and smaller after 3 days of zit cream

Can lip line pimple get so inflamed (after lip wax) that part of the reddness extends to the lip? Its drying up and smaller after 3 days of zit cream

Was that pimple: There before your lip wax? If so, then using the cream for pimples is fine. I also wonder if this is an infected pimple, with infection of the skin around it. I would recommend that you see your doctor to properly diagnose and treat this. ...Read more

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I have black pimple down there which are actually ingrown hairs called razor bumps I have tried waxing also but doesn't affect can you please tell me any other procedure of preventing them?

I have black pimple down there which are actually ingrown hairs called razor bumps I have tried waxing also but doesn't affect can you please tell me any other procedure of preventing them?

Laser removal: Hair follicles can be destroyed by laser so that hair will not grow again. Consult this site for more information on this topic:
http://www. Webmd. Com/beauty/hair-removal/laser-hair-removal

For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend lotion or something that's meant to get rid of razer or waxing pimples/bumps on the bikini area?

Can you please recommend lotion or something that's meant to get rid of razer or waxing pimples/bumps on the bikini area?

Salicylic Acid: I find that salicylic acid is better for fighting razor bumps. It is a good anti-inflammatory agent. One popular brand is tendskin. ...Read more

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I get small pimples on my arms and legs after a week of waxing. What should I do to prevent them?

I get small pimples on my arms and legs after a week of waxing. What should I do to prevent them?

Red bumps and waxing: Red bumps after waxing are know as folliculitis or inflammation of the hair follicle. Low dose (1%) Hydrocortisone cream one can buy over the counter should help. You might consider laser hair removal (lhr). See http://www. Accskin. Com. ...Read more

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Pubic darkening and pubic pimples. I'm allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.

Pubic darkening and pubic pimples. I'm allergic to lemon and use wax for hair removal n fair skin color.

Salicylic acid maybe: I find that salicylic acid is better for fighting razor bumps. It is a better anti-inflammatory agents. Dilute hydrogen peroxide may also help to lighten skin in this area. Bleaching agents generally consist of retin-a, triamcinolone, kojic-acid and hydroquinone but these are not recommended for the pubic area. ...Read more

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I have pimple redness on both sides of cheeks after waxing hair on my face. Is it safe to use hydrocortisone cream on both sides of cheeks.?

I have pimple redness on both sides of cheeks after waxing hair on my face. Is it safe to use hydrocortisone cream on both sides of cheeks.?

Yes.: It is safe, but it may not be strong enough to be effective, depending on the severity of the irritant dermatitis. If it isn't, a dermatologist can prescribe something stronger for you. ...Read more

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Will hair waxing cause me to break out? Is it possible that hair waxing could trigger my acne to flare up and cause me to break out? .

Yes: A common cause of acne flaring is the trauma to hair follicles. This can by caused by rubbing or frictions, comedogenic skin care products or waxing. ...Read more

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Acne in pubic area, about 3 weeks ago I had a Brazilian bikini wax done and I noticed today that I have acne there. What can I do? Why does it happen?

Acne in pubic area, about 3 weeks ago I had a Brazilian bikini wax done and I noticed today that I have acne there. What can I do? Why does it happen?

Keep it clean: The "acne" may be in-grown hair. You need to let the hair grow out. Keep the pubic area clean and dry and you can wait it out. It would be a good idea to leave your pubic hair alone and let these be. ...Read more

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I m girl 22 age. When I wax my facial hair acne is appear. What I do?

I m girl 22 age. When I wax my facial hair acne is appear. What I do?

Acne: Make sure you wash your face well before waxing and then apply antiseptic lotion after waxing to avoid acne ...Read more

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I just started using an exfoliating cream that contains AHA and BHA for my acne for a week now, is it okay to wax my facial hair as I usually do?

I just started using an exfoliating cream that contains AHA and BHA for my acne for a week now, is it okay to wax my facial hair as I usually do?

Yes: In general hydroxy acids do not cause an issue with facial wax. The wax is not a chemical that could interact with the AHA/BHAs. This is one reason why an aesthetician will ask if you use these products before a facial - so no interactions occur. However, your skin may be more sensitive now that you have been exfoliating it and so it may be more uncomfortable or cause redness/ rash. Aloe can help. ...Read more

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How pimple can vanish?

How pimple can vanish?

PIMPLES TO VANISH: If these are acne pimples, you should top eating nuts and peanut butter. Stop chocolate; cut down on dairy products. Wash with neutrogena acne wash or stridex pads, and apply a bpo (benzoyl peroxide) cream or lotion -- something like clearasil -- on the affected areas at night. If it persists, see a dermatologist who may prescribe an oral antibiotic for you. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more