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new face wash

i was curious how to tell if a new face wash is right for your skin. the first couple of days made my skin better, but now i seem to have a couple more zits formed, and my skin seems oilier. i dont know if its because its drawing out all of the impurities, or if its not right for my sensitive skin. how long should i keep using it for also? just in case it is right, i dont want to give up too soon.

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Hi. For my sensitive skin prone to breakouts I use Effaclar H (not the regular Effaclar) by La Roche-Posay. It is for oily skin which becomes fragile due to over-drying skincare. It can be quite hard to find, I usually order it online.
I also like Estee Lauder's Sparkling Clean Cleanser which purifies oily skin without stripping or over-drying.
I can tolerate the prescription acne gel Differin (adapalene 0.1%) ask your doctor about this. If your skin reacts to this, an oral acne medication may be more appropriate. A 12 weeks course of Oxytetracycline will kill the acne-causing bacteria on your skin.
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thanks, unfortunately ive tried everything under the sun. any suggestions for sensitive skin prone to breakouts?? also, i have breakouts on my chest and upper back.

so so so frusterating, any input would be greatly appreciated.
thanks so much...onelove.kris*
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The usual problem with face wash is that either they have an excess amount of soap than needed by your skin, or they have a reduced amount of it.

It is likely that the face wash that you are using has a reduced amount of the soap, and therefore the dirt is not washed away completely; this may lead to formation of the lesions.

You may discontinue this if you feel it has lead to development of the lesions, instead of any other reasons, such as excessive exposure to dust or use of another new cosmetic product. A choice of such product is usually based on hit and trial and you may have to try out few products before you zero in to the one most suitable for you.

Hope this helped. Let me know if you may need any more information.
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