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19yr old gal oily skin type wid acne. Wen I put any sunscreen my temp. Rises I feel hot n skin becomes red I use SPF 15.
Skin sensitivity: You may be sensitive to -- or even allergic to -- some of the chemicals in the sun screen you're using. This is not uncommon. Possible culprits may be ingredients like paba and benzophenones -- one of the most common causes of sunscreen-induced contact dermatitis. Check your labels and see what's in the stuff you're rubbing onto your skin. Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide may be less irritating. ...Read more
Does st. Ives makeup and facial cleanser for all skin types prevent acne? I barely started using it this morning. Will it prevent acne?
Perhaps: Most over the counter acne treatments have salicylic acid 2% as their active ingredient. The st. Ive's product maybe scented, in which case it may cause irritation in some people. If it is irritating your skin, you should discontinue use. Otherwise, most cleansers help acne to some extent by removing oil and dead skin cells which may clog pores and cause acne. ...Read more
Acne scars: You cannot treat your acne scars naturally except by covering them up with makeup, which could make acne worse. It is much preferable to treat acne early with medical therapy to prevent acne scarring. Acne scarring with pits can be cosmetically improved by punch grafts and dermabrasion these are not inexpensive treatments. ...Read more
Dear sir, I have some acne on my head actually under my hairs, which type of medicine is the best for treat it?
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
ACNE: Your dermatologist can give a special soap if needed. You can use any antibacterial soap ...Read more
Best cleaning solution for diff type skin: sensitive clear face, insensitive back of neck with acne?
Two solutions: You will probably need two different solutions since the skin conditions are so different. On the face, you could use an extra gentle facial cleanser, e.g., Cetaphil Extra Sensitive formula and on the back of the neck, you can use an over-the-counter mild benzoyl peroxide wash. ...Read more
Hoe often should a person with sensitive acne prone skin exfoliate? Suggest ezfoliaters for this skin type
What type of foods cause acne or worsen it? What can't I use on my face? I have VERY acne prone skin & break out anything
Is it true if you are having probs w digestive system it will show up in skin first? Acne all over etc? What type prob shows up in skin first? Ty Dr
Here's a few...: Try: mastocytosis, erythema nodosum ; multiforme, pyoderma gangrenosum, metastatic crohn's, acne fulminans, degos', amyloidosis, kaposi's sarcoma, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, peutz-jeghers, ehlers-danlos, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, scleroderma, dermatitis herpetiformis, hypertrichosis lanuginosa, leser-trelat, cowden's, tylosis, glucagonoma, carcinoid, pct, tylosis, dermatomyositis, more ...Read more