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Facial cleaning brush and acne

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user1477462353 Mon 07-Nov-16 12:42:00

Hi there,

Have you found that when you were using a facial brush, your acne was made worst ? I'm using one because I really wanted to clean my skin as well as possible. However my chin is now covered with red raw spots, yesterday I had 3 big ones and they all had massive white heads (sorry tmi) you think it's because I use the brush ? I clean my skin with pixi glow cleansing. Thank you

user1477462353 Mon 07-Nov-16 19:04:59


Mamia15 Mon 07-Nov-16 19:21:51

My teen DC have one - to begin with it did cause a breakout but now their skin is much cleaner and clearer. You need to use it gently as harsh treatment of acne prone skin is not recommended.

Mamia15 Mon 07-Nov-16 19:22:07


pennycarbonara Mon 07-Nov-16 19:23:02

Do you wash the brush properly after each use?

user1477462353 Mon 07-Nov-16 20:12:48

Maybe I was too harsh on my chin ? The rest of my face looks clearer and cleaner, my chin is covered with scabs and spots...the gunk that coming out it is really hard sad sorry tmi. Maybe I don't wash it properly, I just rince it after use. That's all.

suchafuss Tue 08-Nov-16 22:44:09

Over stimulates the skin, acne needs a gentle touch and these things tend to make things worse

CantChoose Tue 08-Nov-16 22:58:31

I use a clarisonic and it really helped my acne. Have you been using it for long? Most things that help make it worse first IME!

MissSmiley Tue 08-Nov-16 23:28:37

My teen son and daughter both use clarisonic brush and have had great results. More teenage blackheads than full on acne though. I can tell that if stop using it for a bit and so can they.

Mamia15 Wed 09-Nov-16 11:09:04

YY its brilliant for blackheads.

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