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My face gets beat red after applying a moisturizer
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My face gets beat red after applying a moisturizer

Hello,

Every time I apply a moisturizer (after a shower or before bed) my face gets beat red, almost like I have sunburn on my face. I thought maybe it was a sensitivity to my moisturizer, so I switched to a different one. I have literally tried almost every moisturizer out there, even ones for sensitive skin and yet I still get the same result. The redness lasts for about an hour or more but then fades. does anyone know what this is and how I can prevent the redness?? It's annoying, especially because when I apply foundation, it looks darker on my face because of the redness.

THANKS!!
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Hello,
It can be due to irritant contact dermatitis. Avoid using any lotions and creams over the face for the meantime. Wash your face with a mild cleanser with moisturizing properties like Cetaphil. Pat your face dry. Then apply a good hypoallergenic moisturizer over the area and see if this improves.
If the irritation persists then please get it evaluated from a dermatologist. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.





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