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My skin on my face is oily recently? Will it go away after I stop my acne creams?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • May 6, 2007
  • 00:36 AM

I am taking acne creams on my face because I have acne. For about 2 months I would use it and my skin would really dry out but I never used lotion or moisturisor. I notice that after a couple hours, my nose and my forehead become oily, or shiny... So recently, a couple days ago, after I do my acne wash and cream, I now put on Keri Lotion Moistorisor.

I just want some reassurance. Do you guys think later on, when my acne is gone and I stop taking acne creams. My skin oil will balance again and not look greasy? Or am I doomed with oily skin for life :( ?


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  • I have heard from several people that you must always moisturize your face, especially if taking acne type creams, because if your skin is dry and needs moisture it will try to overcompensate by creating excess oil. which may be why your skin is oily? I have acne prone skin as well and I always use a combination / acne prone skin moisturizer meant for the face..there are many different kinds at any drugstore. I am by no means a skin doctor, but this seemed to help regulate my oily skin, as well as I started taking vitamin B5 in pill form, which has also helped a lot.
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  • thanks man. vitamin b5? cool.
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