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Is it true that hot water good for acne, like hot showers?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Hot Showers & Acne

The best is warm water, hot water does irritate your skin - it over dries it and may damage capillaries in your skin which make for reddish and overly sensitive skin - which in turn breaks out more easily.

In brief: Hot Showers & Acne

The best is warm water, hot water does irritate your skin - it over dries it and may damage capillaries in your skin which make for reddish and overly sensitive skin - which in turn breaks out more easily.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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