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Do abrasive face cleaners help or worsen acne?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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Your face is not a pot -- you should never scrub it.
I do not allow my patients to use abrasive facial cleansers for any reason.

In brief: Worsen

Your face is not a pot -- you should never scrub it.
I do not allow my patients to use abrasive facial cleansers for any reason.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
There are more effective options for exfoliation to include in your home-care regimen. Retin-A, Tazorac, Differen, Lytic lotion, Bioclear lotion are a few.
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