Question about acne treatments: i am a 24 year old male with dry to q113

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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I am a 24 year old male with dry to oily skin, with occasional break outs, and I was wondering if you could recommend a suitable fashwash/ moisturiser/ spot treatment ?


It is likely that if you have occasional breakouts, that you have a greater tendency towards oilier skin. Therefore, I would avoid all moisturisers, and use a gentle cleanser that doesn’t over-dry your skin. This may cause further oil production. A good cleanser would be one like the Rationale Preparatory Cleanser.

Also it is important to try a topical retinoid, as this is a good anti-bacterial agent, as well as helping to improve skin turnover. A good option here is the Rationale Retinaldehyde;


Dr. Gavin Chan
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