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Is It Bad to Use Aquaphor on the Face?

I cannot use any lotion. It burns, and it's too thin. My skin is always, especially when it's close to my period. I always use Aquaphor before bed because it makes my face feel smoother and better the next day. Is it bad to do this? My derm said I could use this on my face instead of lotion. Help.

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Aquaphor is a very good ointment

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Aquaphor is an excellent ointment that can be used on the face.  As an ointment, it is "greasier" than a cream. If it is soothing to your skin and not producing acne, it can be part of a facial skin care regimen.


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