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Oily Skin & Break Outs

This Pregnancy Is Causing Me To Have A Oliy Face & Break Outs On My Face & Chest What Can I Do To Cause This To Stop ???
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Unfortunately your hormones are going wild and causing the breaks outs. You need try different soaps and face wash that wont irritate it. Before i got pregnant i used face wash that kept my face clear unless i stressed or missed a wash. When i got pregnant i started getting it on my test and really bad on my face. I kept using that face wash. I shower and washed my face everyday. But it was still bad. I figured out the face wash was making it worse. So i switched to original dove bar soap. Its cleared my face i still get an occasional break out due to other things. But once you find something that helps itll get better.
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I have problematic shin and before getting pregnant I pretty much had it under control. Now in the 3rd trimester I'm blowing up with acne and itchy skin all over and my usual skin clearing tricks aren't working. I'm hoping it's like all other prego stuff and it will subside in the weeks following birth.
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You don't need face washes. I broke out pretty bad all throughout pregnancy cuz I didn't realize what I was doing to my skin. Hot water and harsh chemicals in scrubs strip your skin of all the oils so your skin kicks into high gear, and overproduces oil to overcompensate for the dryness. All you need is to exfoliate (scrub in small circles gently all over your face) in the shower with warm water and a wash rag and always remember to moisturize your skin afterwards! I swear it helped me ALOT. I very occasionally get a pimple and if I do it heals very quickly with this method.
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The moisturizing is the most important part of this though, because it tells your skin okay I'm good I don't have to super produce oil. And if you exfoliate your skin well enough you will feel a difference when you put the lotion on your face - it feels so soft and soothing and amazing as opposed to slathering your problem skin with more gunk
10366239 tn?1409620507
That's what I usually do. Very mild oil free cleanser and natural exfoliant and moisturizer. Also change pillow case and sheets frequently. This acne though is different than my typical acne. I just hack it up to hormones.
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Try using dove soap. It may not help clear up all the acne but it might help for the oily skin. It really soothes n cleans your face. I tried using it and it helped me.
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