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How Do I Treat my Oily, but Flaky Skin?

I have oily skin but the tip of my nose is flaky. How do I treat the dryness without clogging my oily pores?

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Treatment for oily flaky skin


Most often when skin is oily and scaley at the same time it is due to seborrheic dermatitis, a form of dandruff.  Washing your scalp and face three times a week with Head and Shoulders shampoo (or other dandruff shampoo) and using over the counter hydrocortisne once a day to the scaley areas should improve it significantly.

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