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Oily skin problems?

Ever since I stopped taking birth control my skin is super oily... its gross and I hate it. I have tried 3 step acne face cleaning products but they dry my skin out bad... any suggestions???

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Asked by SaraR216 at 10:15 PM on Jan. 3, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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  • All I can suggest is talk to a dermatologist.

    Answer by sweetpea1217 at 10:39 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • There are some cleansers that you can use like clean n clear that are oil free or nutragena his oil free cleansers and try aveeno

    Answer by tinamarie1972 at 4:42 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Present this question to Dawn Gallagher who has co-written a book on Natural Beauty Secrets. Just search her name and it should bring you to at least 3 sites that she has online. She was a top model on many magazine covers over the years. She has beauty tips from women all over the world.

    Answer by rosiemendo at 9:09 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • just an ordinary acne pad once a day and ivory or castile soap at night and non oily cover girl base

    Answer by firelites at 4:19 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Thanks for all of the suggestions everyone!

    Comment by SaraR216 (original poster) at 4:21 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Try using witch hazel to clean it and then use a light moisturizer.

    Answer by abra at 5:19 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • I had a similar problem when i switched birth control and my skin got really oily. I used the basic Neutrogena bar cleanser. It cleaned up my face so quick. And it's so cheap. When ever I am having a hard time with my skin that's my go to fix. Simple and basic. Good luck.


    Answer by LadybugTash at 9:07 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • because this occurred after you stopped the pill it sounds hormonal - check with a dermatologist

    Answer by mrsljamieson at 9:21 PM on Jan. 7, 2011

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