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Pimples and scars on face. Used ayurvedic products. Is faceclin or lactocalamine good?

sir, i am sibu from bangalore. i have been facing the prob with pimbles and scars for the past 2 years.. i have been using some ayurvedic products like dhathri and all.. i didnt find any good result being with these products. recently i heard about some products like faceclin, lacto calamine etc.. in your opinion which would be the best among these,or plz suggest me any other best product...
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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hi Sibu..thanks for your query
Acne can be of various types like comedones( blackhead, whiteheads), papules,pustules,cysts and nodules.What treatment you need, depends on the kind of lesions you have .Also , since manifestations change, you need to be under the supervision of a dermatologist for effective treatments.There is no single product that will work on all forms and be always effective.SO, I would advise you to first visit a dermatologist and then start the treatment.This prevents scarring which is a very common outcome of acne for most people.You may also follow these steps:
1)Use Salicylic 2% based gel twice daily to wash your face .Do not over wash your face ; if you do o , the body starts producing more oil to compensate the loss of poi due to cleansing.So restrict washing to 2-3 times a day maximum.
2) Use only non comedogenic preparations on your face.Like sunscreen and moisturizers should be gel based and from a good brand which mentions 'non-comedogenic' in its packaging
3)You can go ahead with a few sessions of Salicylic peels once in 15 days and get your comedones extracted regularly with a qualified dermatologist to reduce pimples further.
Hope this is helpful..take care!
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