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tdhummingbird posted:
I have tried so many different things to deal with my first oncoming wrinkles (just light lines now) and not cause breakouts. What are ingredients I should be looking for and what are ingredients I should avoid? I am happy with my salyclic acid facewash but I feel like as I am getting older I need more moisture than I am currently getting. Problem is everything and I mean everything that i have tried seems to clog my pores. I am starting to think that the non comodogenic claims are an outright lie. Breakouts and even some hard under the skins ones are starting now. I am so frusterated!!!!
Susan Evans, MD responded:
Dear tdhummingbird,

Excessive sun exposure and smoking are the number one causes for premature aging. As we age, it is imperative that we continue to use sunblock at all times.

You should use topical compounds that contain Vitamin A (retinol) and amino acids. These compounds will help rebuild your collagen, increase cell turnover, and promote new healthy cell growth.

Finally, adequate hydration is critical for mature skin. Look for compounds that contain hyaluronic acid and are alcohol free or less than 4% alcohol to prevent excessive drying of your skin.


Dr Evans

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