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What Cleanser Should I Use Wile On Accutane?!?!? Help!

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#1 Dhodge666


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Posted 29 May 2013 - 12:52 PM

Hi I'm currently on accutane i have been on it for a little over 2 months, the first month i was on 20 mg a day and the second month i was put on 30 mg a day, now im on 40 mg a day. when i go out side i use a oil free spf 55 sun screen and reapply every 2 hours. im out side alot cause i skateboard and wear a baseball hat wile im outside also. and my face is always red or pink and I think it's the soap I'm using I was using in the beginning cetaphil antibactieral bar twice a day and then switched to cetaphil daily facial cleanser once and day and that helped a little but my face is ether light red or pink any body know a super general cleanser that is good to use wile on accutane?? Please I need help I hope I don't have rosacea!!! So please help!

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 12:56 PM

Having some pink / redness is normal on Accutane but I would use CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser or Cetaphil genal skin. You also might be over washing. Again I always had redness while on it.

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 02:54 PM

origins checks and balances cleanser  it wont dry you out or make your face red . I have been using this for years leaves your skin super clean and wont irritate it.

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 05:16 PM

Mhhhh.... well i have rosacea. Your face could just be red from accutane. But try to take tepid showers and wash your face with a two fingered motion instead of all  on your face and go in small (slowish) circular motions. Also it helps to drink water (Idk if this will help the redness at all) but water is always needed. I drink about 2500-3000ML of water per day- ofcourse not in one sitting. Im not a dr, or a derm so i would maybe ask at your next visit. :)


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Posted 30 May 2013 - 01:08 AM

i dont even use a cleanser while on accutane, i just let the drug do its work and let my body react accordingly. Where you from? i skate also.

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