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Doctor insights on: The Best Products For Acne Prone Skin

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What are the best products for acne prone dry skin with redness?

What are the best products for acne prone dry skin with redness?

Creams, not gels: The treatment would depend on the severity of the acne. Gels are more drying than creams, and more likely to cause irritation. The otc benzoyl peroxide preps tend to have alcohol, and can irritate. A prescription, water based benzoyl peroxide would be less drying. Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) lotion, or Azelex cream can calm the pimples, with minimal drying. An oral antibiotic may also be necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Which is the optimum skincare product for acne prone skin?

Which is the optimum skincare product for acne prone skin?

None: There is no single best product for acne. Most over the counter products (cleansers, creams, etc.) contain benzoyl peroxide. For everything else you'll need a prescription. If your acne does not improve with over the counter medications, see a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Which over-the-counter products are best for acne skin?

Which over-the-counter products are best for acne skin?

Salicylic acid /BPO: Salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide are the main active ingredients in most of the over the counter acne medications. You choose what strength you want for each, up to 3% for sa and up to 10% for bpo. Sometimes the combination of both can help. If you are no better within 6-8 weeks, call your doctor for help. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best makeup for pale acne prone skin?

Please recommend the best makeup for pale acne prone skin?

Non comedogenic: Any makeup you use should be non comedogenic meaning not promoting the formation of precursors to acne ...Read more

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How to manage acne prone facial skin n sensitive? Is adapalene too harsh for sensitive skin to reduce the appearance of dead skin and acne ?

How to manage acne prone facial skin n sensitive? Is adapalene too harsh for sensitive skin to reduce the appearance of dead skin and acne ?

Acne : Sensitive skin patients should use gentle non soap cleansers to wash as needed. The key is to start out with one product at a time to help gauge sensitivity . An otc benzoyl peroxide wash could be used in lower concentrations initially and then increased as tolerated . Topical retinoids should be tried every other or every third night before using nightly. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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What's the best facial cleanser for people with acne prone, sensitive skin?

What's the best facial cleanser for people with acne prone, sensitive skin?

Trial and error: Both cetaphil and cerave now i make cleansers for oily skin. It is hard to say whether they will be too drying for your sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Can the murad cleanser be good for acne prone & sensitive skin?

Can the murad cleanser be good for acne prone & sensitive skin?

Salicylic acid: This is just salicylic acid. If you're prone to acne, and your skin is "sensitive", you're going to have grit your teeth and endure some discomfort to keep your acne under control, whether you use this, benzoyl peroxide, or a retinoic acid derivative. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best facial cleanser for acne prone, sensitive skin?

What is the best facial cleanser for acne prone, sensitive skin?

Salicylic acid: Find a wash with salicylic acid, or perhaps use basis or other mild soap and water plus topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid. Nothing that works against acne is pleasant, but you'll be doing yourself a huge favor by using anti-acne Rx. ...Read more

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What type of foundation is best to use for acne prone oily skin?

What type of foundation is best to use for acne prone oily skin?

Ask cosmetics: The foundation should be tested and proved to be non comedogenic. That means it does not clog the pores allowing for the formation of mircocomedones the precursor to an acne lesion. ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizer for face prone to pimples and blackheads appearance.best regard.

What is the best moisturizer for face prone to pimples and blackheads appearance.best regard.

Proactive system products: I am not sure if you will have this in your country but can get it online without prescription. It is affordable and I am not a dermatologist who might have other opinions. ...Read more

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What is the best natural or homemade facial cleanser for oily and acne-prone skin?

What is the best natural or homemade facial cleanser for oily and acne-prone skin?

Salicylic acid: Nothing is more natural than this substance which comes from willow trees. Use it as a wash as tolerated and this may be all you need to keep acne at bay. ...Read more

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What is the best skincare products for extremely sensitive skin, that is oily & acne prone?

What is the best skincare products for extremely sensitive skin, that is oily & acne prone?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, gluten-free. 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

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What is the best regimen for acne prone skin?

What is the best regimen for acne prone skin?

Acne : Depending on the severity of the acne, combination therapy with topical antibacterials , retinoids , and sometimes oral antibiotics or Accutane may be prescribed . See your dermatologist to evaluate the acne and prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are the best natural remedies for skincare tips for sun damaged skin, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation?

What are the best natural remedies for skincare tips for sun damaged skin, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), 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

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Please explain which face wash is best for acne prone oily skin?

Please explain which face wash is best for acne prone oily skin?

Wide variety: Im partial the the vi body wash , it has glycolic acid in it and is capable of use on the face. It should cost only $30 an the bottle lasts quite a while. ...Read more

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What are some good facial products for people with acne prone skin and oily skin?

Acne : I recommend natural products, free of parabens, pthalates, perfumes and dyes, that help to fight oil and sebum production. The following are good brands: Andalou Naturals Kiss My Face MyChelle Neutrogena You may also use a Retin-A topical cream at night to help fight excess oil and acne. Taking a daily multi-vitamin and daily probiotic is also effective. ...Read more

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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