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How frequently should I cleanse my skin if I have rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Frequent and harsh cleansing can remove essential lipids and moisture from your skin, as well as damage the surface of already delicate facial skin. If you have rosacea, limit skin cleansing to once in the morning and once in the evening before bed. A mild, moisturizing cleanser is more suitable for rosacea than harsh soap.

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