Can someone please tell me if i can use this cleanser with the following ingredients on my face whilst on accutane? It has mild glycolic acid in it. I am on a dosage of 20mg for 6-9 months. organic Green Tea. Mild concentrations of glycolic and lactic acids, Botanical extracts, Vitamins A,B,C,E
Accutane and Skincare Ingredients?
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Avoid glycolic acid while on Accutane
Accutane and cleanser
Nope. I wouldn't recommend it. It's going to be too aggressive and make your skin red and irritated. I tell my patients to use non-glycolic, mild cleansers like Dove or CeraVe while on Accutane. And always follow up with a good moisturizer and sunscreen.
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