How can I get rid of blackheads and oily skin?

Blackheads & oil. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology.

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What is the best way to get rid of blackheads on face like in 2 weeks I am black and have oily skin if thats any help need answer reply asap thank you?

And not quickly. You cannot get rid of blackheads quickly. It will take several weeks. A cream that is good to help them go away is a retinoid.You can go to a dermatologist and ask them to manually remove your blackheads with a coomedone extractor or see an esthetician you can do it also. Read more...

How can I get rid of acne? And oily skin?

Cannot get rid of. You cannot get rid of it, but you can control it with washing regularly with benzoyl peroxide products, and if this does not work some topical antibiotics may help - see your MD for this. Read more...

I want to know how can I get rid of pimples (acne). I have an oily skin and the acne just keep occurring on my face since last two years.

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...

I have oily skin. There are many spots of acne scars and also spots of chicken pox. Now the pimples have joined them. How can I get rid of them? Plz tell

Acne scars. There are many skin resurfacing procedures ranging from chemical peels to lasers. They may improve the texture of your skin. You can consult with a board certified physician with expertise in treating acne scars. Read more...

How to get rid of oily skin and acne?

Consider Accutane. You may want to consider discussing this with a dermatologist as well as possible course of Accutane if recommended. A good skin care regimen is highly advised. Read more...

What are good brands to get rid of oily skin and acne?

Need not be fancy. Topical agents that are inexpensive and need not be "name brand" include benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and the retinoic acid derivatives. If one of these used as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Read more...

I have acne for almost 3 years now in my face and I have a oily skin which sometimes becomes sticky. What would be the best cure to get rid of this?

Scientific Rx. Being a teen is tough enough without acne, and i'm sorry you went through 3 years. I start with topical Clindamycin with either benzoyl peroxide or (if there are blackheads) a retinoic acid derivative. If results are not good in a month, add a systemic antibiotic that's right for you; a dermatologist has a less-pleasant rx that can abolish the oil and eliminate the acne. You deserve to look good. Read more...