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10 Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Deal With Acne

Skin-Saving Change No. 10: Style Strands Strategically

Pomade acne is a common condition characterized by breakouts that are caused by hair-care products including conditioner, shampoo, gel, and hairspray. This form of acne occurs when the oils from styling products seep into skin, usually around the hairline, and trap acne-causing bacteria in pores. To combat, apply the hair products before you wash your face so that any pimple-producing residue can be washed away.  

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Reviewed on April 11, 2011

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