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Rosacea Face Wash
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
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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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
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
No: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangea organics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more
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No: Acne scars are full thickness injuries to the skin. Massage can provide some improvement acutely, so the washing action may help a little. There are many ways to treat acne scars, because there are many types of acne scars. None of the treatments are perfect, but, when selected appropriately, can provide some improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Pangea Organics: Australian wild plum & willow cleanser is organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more
How to prevent bulbous nose?I think nose is possibly becoming bulbous from my rosacea. I am a female. And use metrogel and sulpha face wash occasion
My dermatologist said I have combination of acne vulgris n rosacea.he gave benzoyl peroxide creamy face wash. Is it ok with rosacea??I heard it's not
See below: Some people are sensitive to it and may have allergic reactions (hives, tightness of the throat) or severe irritation of the skin. Use a small amount once a day on a small area of affected skin for three days. If you have no reaction, then you can use it, but follow the directions given by the dermatologist ...Read more
Is there a way besides prescriptions to reduce the redness in my face after showering? I have rosacea & even mild showers exacerbate it. Pink to red!
I am using tretionin cream a few days a go to treat my rosacea pustules, my skin is flaky a lot before and after I wash my face. Is it normal ?
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You can't!: I'm not even sure pre-rosacea is a diagnosis, but flushing is simply dilated facial skin capillaries in response to emotional triggers, certain foods, alcohol, or other causes not completely understood. Rosacea is characterized by vascular and follicular dilation involving areas of the face and nose; it can be mild to severe, can can involve sebaceous hyperplasia, pustules, and bacterial cofactors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rosacea: For your information please review the educational videos http://bostoncosmeticspecialists.com/acne/rosacea/ ...Read more
Why is the skin on my face always bright red? Could it be rosacea or something else? How would i tell?
Dermatologist: You actually do need to see a dermatologist. There could be multiple causes, such as lupus, dermatomyositis, allergic contact dermatitis, rosacea, etc. For the most part your primary care will not be able to distinguish those, but a good dermatologist will. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My face is always red. I think I hav rosacea. What can I do to help with this and stop my face from always being red?
Is microdermabrasion safe for skin with rosacea? I have some rosacea on my face ? Will microdermabrasion help with this or make it worse?
Is microdermabrasion safe for skin with rosacea? I have some rosacea on my face – will microdermabrasion help with this or make it worse?
One side of my face is always warmer than the other and sometimes flushes and the other side doesn't. It's not rosacea. Is it a sign of something bad?
Hard to know: A physician will need to see you (ideally while this is happening) and perform at least a limited exam to offer more insight. Probably not worrisome, but recommend you see your primary physician. 2 thoughts come to my mind 1) Horners syndrome affecting the opposite side or other syndrome affecting unilateral sympathetic nerves 2) photosensitivity (occur usually after driving?) ...Read more