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Washing (Overview)

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 severity of the reaction.


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My face has been extremely dry, should I stop washing it twice a day?

My face has been extremely dry, should I stop washing it twice a day?

Yes: Wash once a day at bedtime if your skin is getting dry. Be sure to rinse with cold water, as hot water dries the skin more, and apply moisturizer. ...Read more

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Washing (Overview)

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 severity of the reaction.


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My face gets dull within 2 hours of washing my face..why? But it looks brighter the moment i washed my face.often washing may cause issue ??

My face gets dull within 2 hours of washing my face..why? But it looks brighter the moment i washed my face.often washing may cause issue ??

Hydrate your skin: When you wash face you get rid of natural oil along with dirt . your skin looks and feel good. Too much washing will make your skin dry. After washing your face use a good cream with spf 30 , drink plenty of fluids that will keep you skin hydrated. ...Read more

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Is it better to wash my body after work, than washing it in the morning and then again washing it after work?

Is it better to wash my body after work, than washing it in the morning and then again washing it after work?

Too mu ch washing: Is as bad as too little. Once a day is enough unless your job is a dirty one and that would be wash time. ...Read more

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How can I stop my brother from washing his face too much?

How can I stop my brother from washing his face too much?

You can't: Either he enjoys doing this, or he has obsessive-compulsive disorder. If it bothers him, read up on this and ask, "Hey Bro, does it bother you having to wash your face so much? Here's something you might want to read. I love you regardless and maybe you can talk with your physician about this, but only if you want to." That's being a GREAT brother. ...Read more

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Is it better washing your body once or twice a day? With mosturisation after.

Is it better washing your body once or twice a day? With mosturisation after.

Washing daily: Common sense wins the day! wash daily with a non- soap cleanser so you don't rip off the good oils your skin naturally makes. Use a moisturizer you like, that smells good, to seal in the water on your skin. If you get dirty or work out, do it again! ...Read more

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Is it alright mosturising even without washing the skin?

Yes: If you experience chronic dry skin, you need to moisturize more than you bathe. Twice a day moisturizing is good. ...Read more

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Is there a point to washing your body twice a day?

Cleanliness is...: ...Closer to godliness? It really depends--if you have a rough/sweaty/dirty job, then it may be necessary. If does not interfere with your social life, or alter your skin (dry it out / make it greasy, etc.), then should be ok. ...Read more

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Is it necessary washing your body twice a day? I live in a hot country. But i also mosturise.

May be too much: You may subject your skin to too much drying with that much washing. You can lose the natural oils that your skin produces. If you start feeling itchy definitely cut back. ...Read more

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My face skin is very oily. After 4 hours only of washing my face in the morning my face becomes like i put a big quantity of oil on it .Solution please ?

My face skin is very oily. After 4 hours only of washing my face in the morning my face becomes like i put a big quantity of oil on it .Solution please ?

What ar U washing: With? Be sure to use a gentle soap like cetaphil. If you are using something too strong it strips out the oil and u will just make more. Also use a moisturizer even though it is counterintuitive. ...Read more