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Very Oily Skin
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I have Very oily skin and sensitive and I love wearing makeup I just want to know if I need to put a primer before on my skin? And which one is beter
I am african with a very oily skin, I use sp 15 daily but have bad pigmention. My face is getting darker, what can I do to brighten it?
SPF>30: Darkening of facial skin is most commonly due to sun exposure but can also be due to drugs+sun, melasma, or inflammatory disorders. All these have the same tx: sun avoidance with good uva/uvb block of > 30 all year round. Depending on the cause (should get a formal diagnosis) you can tx w skin bleaching creams or retinoids. ...Read more
I am a 22 year old indian female I have a very oily skin. Could u please suggest a good moisturiser for summers which does not make my skin more oily.?
Why?: If your skin is oily, why do you want to use a moisturizer? Any moisturizer will increase your oiliness, almost by definition. If you also have dry flakes on your face (usually around the nose and eyebrows), you probably have seborrheic dermatitis, which requires prescription treatment. If oiliness is the only problem, low-dose Isotretinoin is sometimes prescribed. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a very oily skin. By early afternoon my skin looks like a mirror! Oil control lotions seems fairly ineffective. Is medication my only solution?
Oily skin: Sometimes when we have oily skin, our first inclination is to wash it with cleanser more frequently. But that often serves to dry out the skin more frequently, which causes your skin to become more oily. It becomes a hard to break cycle. If you think you're getting acne from the excessive oil, it might be good to at least talk with your doc about options - it doesn't mean you have to use them. ...Read more
Hi, I am a 21 year old boy and my problem is I have a very oily skin and due to that my skin is becoming black can you suggest me any whitening cream?
I have very oily skin & still get mild acne occasionally. How can I solve this problem & have a better skin.
How should I remove acne from my its very oily skin and acne are very small and only on my chiks and acne contain something white in it?
Benzoyl peroxide: Wondering why you are asking. You indicate you are already being treated with clindamycin, which is helpful for acne but must never be used as sole therapy. You've also indicated you've gotten a "chemical peel" and "scar removal." add topical benzoyl peroxide to your treatment now and if you are not satisfied with the physicians who've cared for you until now, get another caregiver. ...Read more
Hi! My litter sister Brii is experiencing very bad acne between her eyebrows. She has very oily skin. Is there anyway for her to clear it up.?
Acne: It will go away as she gets older. Did you have same thing and it got better? Encourage her that your survived it. If you found treatments that helped you you could recommend them. If not take her to Dr. With your parent (s). ...Read more
I have been taking diane pills for more than 6 years. First started for acne (i have very oily skin). I'm wondering if I should stop.?
I have very oily skin and I have a lot of pimples, do you know of a way that is best to get rid of them?
Acne: Gently wash (not scrub) with mild soap or cleanser; pat dry. Use topical acne preps with benzoyl peroxide or vitamin a derivatives &/or topical antibiotic like clindamycin. Doc can prescribe oral antibiotic (tetracycline family) for more severe cases or potent vitamin a derivatives for extreme cases. Basically, don't strip skin of all oil; it will just produce more. Use daily spf moisturizer. ...Read more
Is there any vitamin I can take to cure my very oily skin? I don't have acne just a lot of oil. My diet is very very healthy. .
I've tried everything for my skin, nothing helps. Have very oily skin. Being a woman of color what can I use to help with the acne&clogged pores?
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