Fungal acne- 11 best tips for prevention and treatment

  1. Avoid hot and humid places.

  2. Avoid baseball hats or headbands that rub on the forehead.

  3. Avoid hair oils and gels of any kind.

  4. If you are sweating - wash your face or remove the sweat with oil-free wipes every 15-30 minutes.

  5. Use a medicated cleanser with 0.5% salicylic acid for the face.

  6. Use a medicated cleanser with 2% salicylic acid for the body.

  7. Use a salicylic acid 2% treatment cream for the night.

  8. For more severe cases - use benzoyl peroxide 2.5 in an oil-free cream base.

  9. Using a moisturizer/ look for the ones with niacinamide.

  10. Wash your hair and face with Nizoral shampoo every other day.

  11. Leave on the skin for 3 minutes before you wash it off

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