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If I have acne, how often should I wash my hair?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you have acne your dermatologist may recommend washing your hair daily, and pulling your hair back off of your face. People with acne tend to have oily skin and scalps. Oil can be transferred to the hair, and if your hair touches your face, this may raise your risks for acne. You may also want to avoid using greasy or oily styling products on your hair. Consult your dermatologist for tips on the best hair products for your skin.

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