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Is it bad to use multiple cleansers/lotions in a day?

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I use a 2% SA cleanser first thing when I wake up to take BenzaClin off my face from the night before. Then, once in the shower, I use 10% BP bar soap on my face.

I also alternate the lotions I use. I use Olay's "Complete All Day Moisture Lotion SPF 15 Sensitive skin" and Neutrgena's "Oil-Free Acne Moisturizer Pink Grapefruit."

Should I just stick to one lotion, or is it fine to use one one day and the other the next day? Also, is it fine to use two different cleansers?

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It’s not really necessary to wash your face twice in the morning with 2 different cleansers. If you wore makeup or a heavy sunscreen, that’s when a pre cleanse (for instance washing with an oil cleanser) would be ideal and to then follow with your usual cleanser. 

Also, does your 2% SA cleanser contain exfoliating beads? If so, I would advise to use that 1-2 times a week. Over exfoliating can cause irritation and dryness of the skin. 

When it comes to facial moisturiser (lotion) it’s perfectly fine to use 2 different ones. There’s no real need to wear a moisturiser at night with spf so stick with a simple moisturiser for night time.

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I think it's not necessary to wash your face with different cleansers. You could wash it once and apply a moisturizer after washing it. Different cleaners may lead to a thinner skin.

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