Manufactured by Galderma, Cetaphil lotion for acne is used as a curative measure to prevent dry, acned, scaly, rough, oily skin. Emollients soften up the skin and moisturize them clear. Cetaphil lotion for acne acts as a gentle exfoliator containing glycerin or hyaluronic acid.
This moisturizer is a match made in heaven for your skin. Cetaphil lotion for acne acts as 4 in 1 formula which extracts oil, hydrates, and provides a broad spectrum of UVA/UVB protection to your greasy oily complexion. Its micro pearl technology stands out in providing a matte finish, lightweight and non-greasy look. It leads to quick absorption of oil pores, blessed with oleosome technology which uses fewer filters for less irritation and abundant hydration.
First things first, shake the bottle well before its usage and for confirmation check the label. Apply this lotion to affected areas of the skin as directed by your doctor. How often do you need to apply this product depends on your medical history as well as a skin condition.
Using Cetaphil lotion for oily skin includes applying lotion after cleansing your face twice a day. having oily skin might tempt you to wash your face often to get rid of more dirt and oil but ultimately you will invite more oil production and greasy skin. If you are using Cetaphil lotion for dry skin, wash your face twice a day with a mild cleanser. Apply Cetaphil lotion right after cleansing to soothe your skin. If your skin is extra thirsty, do not fear to apply more lotion but don’t apply so that you get quick results.
If you are using it to treat dry hands then you need to apply this product as many times as you wash your hands. If you are using it to treat diaper rash, clean the diaper area well before its application.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefits from it. Most moisturizers need primers or water to work well. So, apply the product after showering or bathing while the skin is still damp.
Remember that your doctor has advised you to use this medication considering its benefits more than risks. Cetaphil lotion for acne can bring you side effects like stinging, mild burning, redness, and dryness of skin where the lotion is applied. You may experience unusual changes like white, soft, and soggy skin. Other allergic reactions include rashes, itching, severe dizziness, swelled face or throat, and trouble inbreathing. Concern your dermatologist if you face any of the above listed or other side effects.
Save this lotion if you have cuts, scratches, or cracked skin. It might cause you great irritation and burning sensation. After using Cetaphil lotion for acne, your skin would turn very sensitive to the sun. So, avoid prolonged sun exposure, sunlamps, and tanning booths. Put up a habit of protective clothing and cover the treated areas of skin when outdoors. Keep this medication away if you are pregnant or on breastfeeding.