I've seen some dermatologists here in the Philippines recommend those feminine wash products for troubled skin. Absorbs in seconds, I swear after a few weeks of daily use, even my scars are becoming less noticeable. [–]dumazzbishPatch test? [–]Mako_chan 12 points13 points14 points 3 years ago (6 children). - Elta MD UV Physical SPF 41, PM: These were a game changer for my SFs. Are esters of fatty alcohols also bad? Layer a whole bunch of moisturizing and hydrating products - hydrating toners, light lotions, thicker creams, and top it all off with an occlusive like Vaseline or Aquaphor in the PM. its either that or the Baby Face primer thats got my face feeling like a bumpy mattress cover under my skin, a new problem i've never had before. How can I remove back stains from pimples and stop getting back acne? [–]theharper 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (1 child). I need something to help give me that “healthy glow” and be moisturized, smooth, soft and dewy, that won’t clog my pores. im currently using the garnier but thinking of at least switching to simple after this.. [–]autumngirlsoup 4 points5 points6 points 3 years ago (1 child). (Too Many) Questions [PSA] CosRX will be available in Watsons Philippines soon! The Avene should be easier to introduce and integrate into your routine than Differin, but it is significantly more expensive. TYPE - PRODUCT PH Chemical exfoliants can dry out your skin. [–]ashwassel 11 points12 points13 points 3 years ago (4 children), Want to add: If all that is okay, then I still need a good cleanser/face wash foam and moisturizer. This explanation definitely makes me feel more confident about choosing products. But that still leaves me with a few breakouts. But I'm often asked if I have hickeys and it can be quite embarrassing. and join one of thousands of communities. Cleanser/Face Wash -> Lotion/Toner -> Moisturizer. [–]DanishLikeThePastry 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago (0 children), Amazing work!! The next day it was all the same, so in the shower I washed my chin with panoxyl 4% and the rest of my face with my usual cerave moisturizing wash. I now use Aczone once a night after washing with Cetaphil cleanser using my Clarisonic brush. I'm not sure if I should be adjusting my routine or just waiting it out? For an AHA lotion to clear up old dark spots Alpha Skin Care Body Renewal Lotion is 12% Glycolic acid. [–]iAnimal13 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). But it’s still there. Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser also worked pretty great for me but the price is more in-line with buying AB cleansers on the internet. I’ve only just started following this sub, though, so I’m learning a lot about what not to do. But i cross posted this on r/beautytalkph so maybe you can ask there about belo and himalaya's products? Blister bandages are made of hydrocolloid material and can be cut to size. It can feel that way! Stridex Red Box (every other day) Personally, I wouldn't add in a BHA just yet - how does the Aczone make your skin feel? I tried and it made my face feel very stripped. We actively recruit people from diverse time zones and backgrounds, who have good problem solving skills, diplomacy, and who love to learn new things. what should i do with a zit that is red and soft? If 4% BP every day hasn't made a significant impact in your acne, maybe it's time to explore a different treatment (BHA, retinoids, etc. Neutrogena® Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser is a naturally derived facial cleanser formula that rinses clean, leaving skin feeling healthy. At the end of the testing period, we will ask what your experiences were with this new posting schedule! Aw man I'm sorry! I keep seeing it recommended but IIRC, the PH we know came from the company and might not be truthful. I don’t know if it’d be enough on it’s own though. Yay! Also, I’m in Fairfax, VA. Loads of Sephora’s, ultas, and blue Mercury’s around me. I just purchased L'Oreal Micellar Water before I read this thread. Daily Help and Questions: December 14, 2020. No facial cleaning, except sometimes splash of water. How does everyone use hyaluronic acid? I don't use it on my face except for the one time this week. Sorry for bothering you folks. I want to have clear skin SO BADLY. To keep my skin from getting too dehydrated I oil cleanse, as cleansers destroy my skin. Also, have you tried/considered using different products for the scarring? for some reason, i keep getting back acne along the top of my back and shoulders and I don't know why. [–]scumteam14dog mod 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (2 children). Umm... those products labeled feminine wash or Feminine care are marketed for washing your "Lady Parts" down there. I just found them lying about the house. [–]kippster9 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (4 children). I'm from the Philippines so some of these might be more helpful / familiar only to SEA countries. [–]TiffanieYO 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (2 children). For actives, like your chemical peel, they're at optimum performance when used at the lower pH range. Just an all round great moisturiser, very well-formulated. Oh, I guess I'm mistaken. Thank you! I drink about 60 oz of water a day, 1-2 cups of coffee, sometimes herbal or decaf tea at night. There are plenty of gentle exfoliating options(oil cleansers, peeling gels, gentle acids like mandelic or lactic, azelaic acid is a treatment often recommended for sensitive skin) but if you have been scrubbing your face with baking soda for two months and it is as you describe I'd suggest babying your skin for a while before adding any acids in. I also occasionally broke out in tiny pimples around my eye. Ammonium lauryl sulfate is the 2nd ingredient, which is a harmful ingredient so i dont think I'll be purchasing it. 2) Should I give up the Stridex entirely? Sm has it. Trying to repair my moisture barrier. Shouldn't I use a low ph cleanser on that skin, too? [–]CarlFriedrichGauss 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago (0 children). Thank you. However, if you think that you might benefit from a strong chemical peel then you can totally do that, even though you use 5% lactic regularly. The shea butter is fantastically moisturising, 4% niaciniamide also good. (for reference I started in September 2016). Thanks for including some of the body washs' ph levels. DEALS As in I scoured the whole house to test everything I could get my hands on hahaha. I don't have sensitive skin if that matters. Are there any drugstore price range menthol free alternatives? I never got the hype about Neutrogena. I was having a hard time deciding between No7 and Thayers, so thanks for the help! I'll be eating extra cheese this week in, uh, 'solidarity', [–]hyggewithit 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago* (2 children). My skin is pretty normal- neither oily nor dry, but I am prone to flaking on my nose and on my lower forehead between the eyes. Either use them on alternating nights or each a couple times a week with some nights off. How do I know if a cleanser is water based or oil based? 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children), You might wanna ask the folks over at the makeupaddiction subreddit. One is on the inside of my cheek bone, near my nose. My dermatologist prescribed me Tinactin lotion to try out, and I did once or twice but it was so much extra work and didn’t seem to help at all. I have been using this routine since August, so 4 months now. Foaming Cleansers. I finally got it under control when my dermatologist prescribed me a daily oral antibiotic and Differin lotion/gel. #1: [PSA] CosRX will be available in Watsons Philippines soon! My KP all but disappeared as well. And so much more accurate than pH strips. [–]dontlikemyusernamenew flair who dis 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago* (0 children). I find that it helps the spot come to head overnight or over the next 2 nights. I use acids for brightness and texture mainly, which regular use helps a great deal with. Conveniently, The Ordinary sells 0.2%, 0.5%, and 1%. How do I fit this in with my BHA? I have a balanced skin type, though I could tell it had been getting too dehydrated recently. Will 10% be really really harsh? 5) Any recommendations on Clarisonic brush heads? I was hopeful that I'd get another poor soul in the BG-free crew, and cheese is just so damn good. ;), [–]mawiee 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (1 child). [–]pethatcat 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]RhinoKart 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (1 child). Haha yes I know what feminine washes are for. Should I add hyaluronic acid? - Stratia Liquid Gold I remember having to use deionized/distilled water when testing pH in all my chem classes. Mine is/was at least a year old). What's your routine, in full? To be honest I'm not super educated about it, and would love to know more about harmful and not harmful sulfates. Try Alpha Skin Care 12% Glycolic Body Renewal Lotion to use with Stridex. I used to keep them at bay by regularly squeezing them. I guess I'll have to order some ph strips and start testing. They are also much more affordable, [–]no-crying-in-theclub 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (1 child), And do you know how can I order it? [–]dontlikemyusernamenew flair who dis 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (6 children). I'm asking because I've ran out of my AB products and I need to go buy something quick from Target, if Cetaphil/CeraVe isn't actually bad for you, I'll buy it. It is very painful to open my mouth to talk or eat or if I try to touch anywhere around my chin. The blue box is at too high of a pH to be effective with 1% salicylic, and the green box has menthol in it. It … - Cerave PM I would suggest to use a water-based cleanser instead. Just got some from the ordinary.!! [misc] Upcycled Drunk Elephant packaging to make a cute lil holder for my essential oils and a bookmark! If warm water works for you, keep doing it! Main concern is sebaceous filaments all over my T-zone. I am about a week from my period, but is this what hormonal acne looks like? Re: TO Retinol. I'd like to give it a try as my first cleanser/face wash and see how it is. [–]myhscharmPigmentation|Oily/Combo|PH[S] -1 points0 points1 point 3 years ago (0 children). Sounds like your skin is all out of sorts - cutting down on the physical exfoliation (Clarisonic) to once or twice a week and increasing moisturizing and hydrating products should help. It leaves my skin feeling soft and hydrated without drying me out. It was rated non-comedogenic along with sunflower oil. is apparently 5.5 according to two entries on the original spread sheet. could be a nice way to ease your way into retinol use without stressing out your skin. I eventually decided to quit the regimen and experienced another horrific purge.Which was so difficult for me as I had to deal with acne on my forehead too! Night: wash with cerave hydrating + stridex maximum strength pads left on for 20-30 minutes( every other day)+ sebamed clear face gel. [–]pethatcat 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). OC I'm just scared because I used a free cleanser with a pH of 3 (! Wow thank you so much, I wasn't expecting a product recommendation. FOTD: the sun setting into the night makeup look, Ania Milczarczyk-inspired, glossy "bare" look, https://www.reddit.com/r/AsianBeauty/comments/2mjjtv/the_rasianbeauty_cleanser_ph_list_and_ph_faq/, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4zpgBF-t4k, Talk Me Into/Out of it, New Brand Discovery, Let’s Meet Up, Anti-Haul, Not a space to gawk at Asian people. Sounds like you over exfoliated and your skin is peeling from the chemicals :( Routine HelpNEW OR NEED HELP? I thought hormonal was like outer cheeks and jawline? [Routine Help] Which product/ingredient has made the biggest difference in your PIE/PIH? Other oil-based cleansers can be in a solid balm-form. [–]hangry-bear 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children), Thanks! I was using an Olay body bar I've never been able to find here in the states. 2) Should I give up the Stridex entirely? Honestly the dose generally makes the poison - try just reducing intake for a couple weeks and see how it goes. [–]lipstickarmyAcne|Oily/Dehydrated|US 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). [–]emgayNW05|Redness/Pores|Oily|US 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]soesoterica 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). !_! Anyway, i'm a Filipina too! - Rosette Ceramide Gel I’ve tried 3 different primers and foundation combos. So I don’t want to change that. Are you only using saffeflower oil to cleanse? Be sure to read up on how to use retinoids the right way, this Differin overview, and how to survive tretinoin without molting (applicable to any drying retinoid.). About months later I had another facial, this time she recommended microdermabrasion. Anyway, I'm (male) still looking for 3 products which I'd like to purchase tonight/tomorrow. Sometimes I moisturizer first, then acne medication, then moisturize again. Assuming that by scarring you mean PIH - niacinamide, vit C, arbutin, or azelaic acid should help. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. My skin was very dry and tight and I get painful cystic, hormonal acne. If you have any suggestions or things to add, please message the mods! Hasn't caused any CC's or cysts for me. I recently tried the Daily Facial moisturizer from Cetaphil and my skin hated it. [–]spawn1080 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago* (0 children). Make note of the timing and see if it rolls around again next month, [–]TiffanieYO 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (4 children). It'd be great if it's also available on amazon.de. Your skin needs both oil and water. [–]sandiegosteno 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (3 children). Wearing them overnight under a layer of vaseline could help. Morning: rinse with water+ apply sebamed clear face gel( if needed) I have visible black heads on my nose and chin. Again, thanks for all the tips! REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 15634 on r2-app-0c862c5fe4328848a at 2020-12-14 14:40:11.383268+00:00 running 85e58d4 country code: RU. I read from somewhere (most probably from the blog 50 Shades of Snail) that chemical exfoliants work best at low pH. My cheeks break out in small and medium sized bumps like I did before acne.org, but now I get a lot more pustules /whiteheads and really large pimples that are easily popped. Is it possible that one of your products is breaking you out? SHOW ALL. Better formulation, ceramides, cholesterol, fatty acids, hyalauronic acid. Now that I'm more educated about this its so hard to shop! Currently, I break out on my forehead occasionally, but it is SO much better than a few months ago. Hey thanks for the reply! The "clear" skin didn't last long though, I started to get small bumps similar to my previous acne on my cheeks again. I wanted some help because I'm not sure if I have dry skin or something else. AM Why do you think ammonium lauryl sulfate is harmful? use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Asking a question? I highly recommend oil cleansing, or oil massages. You could also look into a hydrating toner like the hada labo lotion since they sink in fast. Is Biore Charcoal foaming face wash okay to use? Thank you ao much for the anwers, by the way, they are very much appreciated! There are many alternatives out there that can be used in conjunction with acids because they aren't irritants. If regular use of acids truly meant irritating your skin, everyone on this sub would have red, peeling skin 24/7 (which we obviously don't). I know about Paula’s Choice but it’s out of my price range for now. Check this list for common recs. Does anyone know for Pond's Acne Clear Facial Foam wash? I see that Biore gets a lot of hate on this sub so I’m curious. I'm also looking for something I could add to my routine to help with blackheads as that is one issue I am not getting results with my current routine. Do you mind telling me if it's too think for oily skin? It’s ok and I think acne is a tad better but I would like to do more to get rid of acne even further. I eventually switched to 99.9% organic aloe vera gel and didn't see dramatic improvements but it didn't break me out. What has helped others for bacne is the Neutrogena Body Clear Body wash with Salicylic acid, or Panoxyl benzoyl peroxide wash. I’m worried OCM will make my acne worse. Also, I don’t think I’m over exfoliating right now, but I definitely have experienced that in the past! Neutrogena Deep Clean Foaming Cleanser has been always there in the market but just recently they came up with an upgraded formula. Have you tried seeing a dermatologist? I got it back under control, stopped the breakouts, and started back with Stridex about a month ago. BHAs can be drying, and using too many drying or harsh products could lead to overexfoliation. I do get acne and have super dehydrated skin so I’m trying to figure out what my next step is. I'll definitely look into it! Neutrogena® Blackhead Eliminating Cleanser Mask (4,564) Neutrogena. It makes my face hurt and makes me look like a tomato. [–]pethatcat 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (7 children). I do love Squalane oil mixed into my moisturizer (which I don’t recommend). :), [–]sunnysunnysde 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). Other tricks for reducing BP irritation are in this source. I've been trying to find some reviews but unsuccessfully :(, [–]Cheetoh310 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (1 child), Can any1 recommend an oil-free greasy-free hyaluronic acid product? Everytime i go to buy a foundation and I ask for a hydrating one they recommend ones that automatically dry out my skin when applied. 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