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Overuse of Topicals?

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I use Finacea Gel in the morning, it is a 15% azelaic acid cream. I was wondering, first of all, if I should apply it all over my face (which sucks because the cream dries up in about 15 minutes, leaving tons of white spots that I have to dab with water), or just on my active zits?

Also, is it bad to apply this after I take a shower in the afternoon? Should I just apply it once a day or is it okay to do touchups before I go out?


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Don't just apply to your infected areas (the visible pimples on your face now) Apply to the ENTIRE face and sparingly so you can prevent future pimples from forming even on areas on your face that are clear now, cause you'll never know where exactly your next pimple will be.

Some topicals you can apply twice a day, and others once. I'm not sure about your topical specifically, becasue I've never heard of it before, so I can't tell you exactly. Try with applying once a day first maybe, if you don't experience any irritation and you feel your face isn't clearing up too well then maybe try twice.

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