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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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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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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 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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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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What facial cleansing wash works best for oily skin?

What facial cleansing wash works best for oily skin?

Oil Free, Soap Free: There is an abundance of facial cleansers for oily skin and there are many "best cleanser lists." however, an ideal facial cleanser for oily skin should be soap-free, fragrance-free, and oil-free. Some examples include elta facial cleanser, cetaphil for oily skin, and skinceuticals foaming cleanser. ...Read more

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Is acepxia soap bars good healthy face wash product?

Is acepxia soap bars good healthy face wash product?

AWESOME : Acepxia soap is awesome and its incredible to know its soo inexpensive. This is my personal experience, and I do not have any financial interest in this product. Good luck. ...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 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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Can washing face with coconut water cause acne?

Can washing face with coconut water cause acne?

Probably not: Coconut oil itself could cause acne as it is heavy and occlusive but in coconut water the percentage of oil in the water is probably small enough not to cause problems. However, it is not advisable to use coconut water for an acne wash as there are other much better cleansers. ...Read more

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Foaming or non-foaming face wash for acne?

No Endorsement: There is nothing medicine has to say to help you choose the product best for you. We would be neutral on this question. There is no right or wrong answer. ...Read more

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What is better face wash and witch hazel or face wash and benzoyl peroxide?

Multiple: Skin specialists recommend face washes based on the condition of the person's skin and what they want to achieve. Using witch hazel will dry out the skin because it has alcohol (not great for the face) and benzoyl peroxide is drying, has some antibacterial action, and is helpful for acne. If your face is dry, you may want a less drying cleanser; if oily, you can try salicylic acid. ...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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Is dove bar soap really safe to use as facial wash?

Is dove bar soap really safe to use as facial wash?

Wash: Dove is considered one of the more milder soaps. Soaps are always more drying in general compared to non soap cleansers such as cetaphil or cereve cleansers which are a benefit to those with sensitive 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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Dr.Bronner's bar soap okay to wash hair with?

Dr.Bronner's bar soap okay to wash hair with?

Sure: I see no problem with using this to wash your hair. If you do it for awhile and your hair does not seem to respond well you can try something else but this should be fine for most. ...Read more

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Can I use cetaphil gentle skin cleanser to wash my hair with?

Can I use cetaphil gentle skin cleanser to wash my hair with?

Hair wash: Yes, no harm in trying. Skin cleansers, shampoos, etc are formulated to work best on the area of the body they are intended for. But there is no harm to try a skin cleanser to shampoo with. ...Read more

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Is dove unscented bar soap okay to wash hair with as well as ivory bar soap?

No not a good idea: It is not a good idea as soap even dov can dry your scalp.Use a shampoo for your kind of hair oily or dry. ...Read more

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Is dove bar soap really safe to use as facial wash?

Wash: Dove is considered one of the more milder soaps. Soaps are always more drying in general compared to non soap cleansers such as cetaphil or cereve cleansers which are a benefit to those with sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Can i mixed facescrub and facewash together for my facial wash? I mean during night i used facescrub and during morning i used facewash.

Sure: If your face gets too dry from using them, you can always switch kinds. If they have similar ingredients, they may irritate your skin a little. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use baking soda everyday as a facial wash or facial cleanser?

Is it safe to use baking soda everyday as a facial wash or facial cleanser?

Not recommended: Baking soda is too abrasive and may dry out and irritate facial skin. Use a gentle foaming non-soap cleanser for daily use. If you have acne or oily skin, a benzoyl peroxide cleanser may help. Scrubbing usually leaves the skin more vulnerable to irritation and redness. ...Read more

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What's the best facial wash and moisturiser for spots/acne/marks?

What's the best facial wash and moisturiser for spots/acne/marks?

Salicylic acid: Look for this on your wash. It may help. If it does not clear you, get with your personal physicain who can add something that will. ...Read more

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What's a good facial wash for sensitive skin and promotes healing of the skin?

What's a good facial wash for sensitive skin and promotes healing of the skin?

Oil Free, Soap Free: For sensitive skin, use a fragrance-free, oil-free, and alcohol-free facial cleanser including cetaphil gentle cleanser, elta facial cleanser, and free & clear cleanser. I am not familiar with a scientific study that supports a particular facial cleanser that promotes healing of the skin. ...Read more

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Which facial wash and moisturizer should I use I have sensitive and combination skin.dry and oily?

Which facial wash and moisturizer should I use I have sensitive and combination skin.dry and oily?

Cetaphil: I really like Cetaphil for sensitive skin. There are a number of varieties, including ones for dry and oily skin. It can be bought over the counter at any drug store/pharmacy/Walmart without a prescription. ...Read more

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Currently using cetaphil as my facial wash. It makes my skin soft but i need something that cleans my pores better. What's a good facial scrub ?

Scrub carefully: You want to be careful using harsh or abrasive scrubs on your facial skin. The facial skin is gentle and does not often need abrasive scrubs. I would reccomend continuing with the cetaphil as your cleanser and once or twice a week using a product specifically designed as a scrub (there are so many to choose from). ...Read more

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I started using facial wash for my type of skin which is combination/oily to control acne but more acne broke out& I didn't change anything in my diet?

I started using facial wash for my type of skin which is combination/oily to control acne but more acne broke out& I didn't change anything in my diet?

See below: You may consult this site for home care for acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is betadine skin cleanser (povidone iodine 7.5%) safe as a facial wash?

Is betadine skin cleanser (povidone iodine 7.5%) safe as a facial wash?

Not a good idea...: Betadine is a skin disinfectant used prior to surgery. It is likely too harsh to use everyday and some people even become allergic to it. I would not recommend you use it as a routine facial wash. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. I have a question? Is cetaphil facial wash good for all skin type? Im asking this coz I have an oily face. What soap can u recommend?

Yes: Cetaphil is a good choice for multiple skin types. I've used it myself. Right from their website, for example, it says: cetaphil dermacontrol oil control foam wash specifically designed for oily and acne-prone skin. Get more info at cetaphil.Com. Neutrogena face washes are another good option. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to use facial wash to get rid/prevent acne?

Salicylic acid: If your acne is quite mild and you want a wash, get one with this as principal ingredient. ...Read more

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What is a good facial wash for oily skin, acne that is safe for sensitive skin?

What is a good facial wash for oily skin, acne that is safe for sensitive skin?

Salicylic acid: It's safe for 'senstive skin', though not pleasant for anybody. And it's a good start. If it doesn't clear you acne in two weeks, get with your personal physician for possible prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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I stopped all acne medicines except for topical clindymiacin. I switched to facial wash/moisturizer that is very gentle. Now my face is broke out??

Depending on what: medications you were on before, you may need to contact your doctor about going back on some other medications, either oral or stronger topical. They will be able to better advise and help you. ...Read more

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I have acne problem.. What is the best method to reduce it instead using facial wash? Is it vitamin C could reduce it?

I have acne problem.. What is the best method to reduce it instead using facial wash? Is it vitamin C  could reduce it?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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What's the best facial wash and shower foam to get rid of acne and prevent it? And what is good for acne scar? I tried so many and nothing works.

What's the best facial wash and shower foam to get rid of acne and prevent it? And what is good for acne scar? I tried so many and nothing works.

Acne: One facial wash is called Plexion Cleanser. However, facial washes by themselves are usually not that affective at treating acne. You would need other topical medication like Ziana or Epiduo. ...Read more