How can I keep my face clear?

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by Guest Posts on Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:18 am

How can I keep my face clear?

Please can you advise on how I can keep my face clear?

Due to sweating I am cleaning my face with wipes when out and about. Masks, cleaners, toners, clarifying gels, plus lotions in doors. I never use creams as they are too rich & greasy. I am reluctant to oils that are supposed to help with the grease, because again I don't like the feel on my face.

I tend to use Clinque blemish treatment. But I have tried Dermalogical, and Environ/ iiaa.

So as you can see I have tried to solve this problem myself, but it's a constant battle.

Thanks, Janet
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by Dr Zainab Laftah on Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:40 pm

Re: How can I keep my face clear?

Dear Janet

Thank you for your message.

I would agree that rich moisturisers and oils should be avoided is you have oily skin as this is likely to lead to breakout. If your acne is under control and you are not having significant breaks outs then your skin care regime can make a big difference. Make sure you opt for non-comedogenic cleansers and moisturisers as these are less likely to clog your pores. You can also incorporate 'actives' in your skin care regime for example a salicylic based cleanser or azelaic acid at night which can keep acne under control.

Hope that helps.

Best wishes

Dr Zainab
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