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    Old 05-20-2004, 12:39 PM   #1
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    not washing face is better....

    hey all i was wondering if you guys could help me with something....

    it seems like when i dont wash my face(i mean not like never wash it but only with a washcloth and cold water) my skin is awesome with no zits, but as soon as i start using soap or face stuff it breaks out sooooo bad. i was wondering why this happens?

     
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    Old 05-20-2004, 03:19 PM   #2
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    then dont put soap on your face.

    The soap is probably clogging your pores. Any other cleansers you are using might be too strong for your sensitive skin. If water works for you, then use it.

     
    Old 05-20-2004, 03:46 PM   #3
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    I wished that worked for me. It'll be very inexpensive if I could just wash my face with water, but I no It won't work. I tried washing my face with just water and witch hazel and had a bad breakout. I put to much medication on my face to just wash it with water. It'll never feel clean that way.

     
    Old 05-20-2004, 08:07 PM   #4
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    The point is to NOT put so many things on your face.

     
    Old 05-20-2004, 09:08 PM   #5
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    Well i wasn't feeling that well yesterday so i didn't go out and didn't take a shower on the morning. Same with today all i did was washed my face on the night before bed and i have to say my face looks a lot better. But i only have moderate acne so i get breakouts then it all goes away then i get another 1. Sometimes i get another1 before old 1 finished clearing but my face looks ok now. The few zits that where under the skin that looked and feeled like they where going to come out in big cysts just came out in little whiteheads witch will dry up tonight and will be bearly noticable tomorrow.

     
    Old 05-21-2004, 02:06 PM   #6
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    I have sensitive skin, and i find not washing works best. I've tried a number of different cleansers including SpectroJel and Cetaphil

     
    Old 05-22-2004, 02:41 AM   #7
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    Maybe you have dry skin and when you wash you face with the soaps it dries it out and irritates the skin...I had that problem so I wash my face once a day with Neutrogena deep clean cream cleanser...not sure if this is the same, but thought I would mention it

     
    Old 05-22-2004, 03:25 AM   #8
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    How come when i get up on a morning my face dosen't look too bad and you can only see the pimples but after i get out of the shower and dry off and just before i leave i will look in the mirror and not only will the pimples be visible but scars and blemishes will be really visible too but before i went in the shower it was like they where not even there.

    What can i do to help these go down? Will moisturizing help?

    p.s. i dab dry, i don't rub. I also put cold water on my face at end of shower to close pores.

    Help plz!

     
    Old 05-22-2004, 03:32 AM   #9
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    Hey I do the same with the cold water and it helps. I also recommend Neutrogena Healthy Skin moisturizer SPF 15, That is what I use in the morning and it helps a lot. It also repairs your skin 4Xs faster then ordinary lotion (I should be a sponsor) hehe, so it works well for scaring and evening out the skin tone...sooo it helps the look of your skin after the shower and cold water rinse

     
    Old 05-22-2004, 09:47 PM   #10
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    Your face gets red after youve been in the shower because its hot water and it flushes your skin.Try taking cool or at least cooler showers and afterwards,splash your face with ice cold water.Also,dont look in the mirror right away after a shower,its a confidence killer and no one needs that.Everyone has a red face after a hot shower.
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    Old 05-23-2004, 05:49 AM   #11
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    Re: not washing face is better....

    You always look much better when you look at yourself immediately after getting up. This is because your eyes take a while to see details. Its odd but very true.

     
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