Why am i only breaking out on the right side of my face?

I have acne on the right side of my forehead, cheek and chin; but the left side of my face is totally clear. Why is this happening and what should i do?

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Hello Catiebug16,



I had that same problem too! I am not sure why you are breaking out on only the right side of your face however, I have some recommendations for you.  I found that I used my cell phone on a certain side and notice that it was breaking me out a bit because of all the dirt and oil that was never cleaned off of my phone.  I now clean my cell phone with a disincentive wipe.  I also make sure that I clean my pillow cases at least once a week.  I found that this has helped my skin too.  I think that you should use a skincare line that has salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide to help treat and prevent acne.


Murad Live Clear™. Acne Complex® Starter Kit


Live Clear™. Acne Complex® Starter Kit ($56 Value)


This set contains:
- 2 oz Clarifying Cleanser
- 1 oz Clarifying Toner
- 1 oz Exfoliating Acne Treatment Gel
- 0.25 oz Acne Spot Treatment
- 1 oz Skin Perfecting Lotionn


Active Ingredients:


-Salicylic Acid: Clears skin and prevents future breakouts.
-Retinol and Glycolic Acid: Exfoliate to control breakouts.
-Sulfur: Eliminates and clears active breakouts.
-Retinol and Queen of Meadow Extract: Reduce oil production and tighten pores.
Completely Clear Skin System ($53 Value)

What else you need to know:
This advanced kit contains a 1.5 oz On A Clear Day® Oil-Free Foaming
Acne Cleanser,a 0.4 oz On A Clear Day® Oil-Free All Over Acne Treatment
and 0.25 oz On A Clear Day®
Oil-Free Acne Spot Treatment and a 0.25 oz Philosophy On A Clear Day®
Retinol Clarifying Lotion.These paraben- and benzoyl peroxide-free products are
designed to improve the skin's overall health and appearance.

Active Ingredients:
-Salicylic Acid: A beta-hydroxy acid that helps shed dead skin cells from the pores,
minimizing congestion and breakouts.
-Sulfur (3.0%): A naturally derived ingredient that has antimicrobial and antiseptic
properties and helps absorb excess oil to clear blemishes.
-Retinol: Delivered through a patented microsponge delivery system, this pure
form of vitamin A encourages skin renewal and promotes collagen production.
Retinol also reduces fine lines, clears congested pores, and smoothes skin
texture and tone,creating a more even appearance.
-Sodium Hyaluronate: A natural moisturizing agent that binds up to 1000 times its
weight in water, sealing hydration into the skin.
I have also included a post that was a similar question that has some great
answers on it. Click Here to view it. I hope that this information is helpful.Smiley Happy

<3 Melissa
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