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oxy cleanser moisturizer cetaphil salicylic acid epiduo oily skin oil-free

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#1 Flopus

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Posted 24 February 2014 - 11:42 PM

I started using Epiduo (2.5% BP) a week ago, and I just bought today oxy facial cleanser (with 2% Salicylic acid) and Clean & Clear Dual Action moisturizer (oil-free and has 0.5% Salicylic acid), I was wondering is that a good combination for my skin? I have mild to moderate acne and oily skin. I also bought Cetaphil oily skin cleanser (which doesn't have Salicylic acid or BP) to use after I finish the oxy cleanser. I feel unsafe putting all that stuff on my face, and I think it might be overkill with the amount of Salicylic acid and BP. Thanks

 

Sorry I posted this twice (I created another thread very similar to this one with comments), the page gave me an error and I don't think you can delete a thread.


Edited by Flopus, 27 February 2014 - 11:19 PM.


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Posted 09 March 2014 - 01:44 PM

Some people find that using both BP and Salicylic acid is too irritating and harsh. 



#3 unreality

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Posted 10 March 2014 - 06:56 PM

I'd skip the Oxy cleanser completely and stick with the Cetaphil. I don't think actives in rinse-off products stay on the skin long enough for any effect anyway... 


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Splash face with water
Stridex Maximum Strength Pads
Simple Kind to Skin Light Hydrating Moisturiser
La Roche-Posay Anthelios SPF50+ Dry Touch Gel-Creme
PM Routine:
Avene Cleanance Gel 
Silk Naturals AHA Toner (every other day)
Simple Kind to Skin Light Hydrating Moisturiser
Queen Helene Mint Julep Mask 1x a week
Spot treatment: 2.5% BP or QHMJP
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