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Help my figure out which product broke me out!

I recently used 3 new products over the weekend and developed a breakout/rash looking texture. I can’t figure out which product is the culprit.



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Re: Help my figure out which product broke me out!

I wouldn’t try more than one product at a time because one you don’t know what one works and what one doesn’t and two it could be that if two of the products mixed it could of caused it

Re: Help my figure out which product broke me out!

@Rebeccaxxx Unfortunately because you started using more than one new product at a time, it's nearly impossible to know for sure exactly what caused your reaction. (Trust me, happens to the best of us) 


If you really are interested in determining the culprit there are two ways in figuring it out. The first one, test out each product individually by putting it on the inner part of your arm and monitoring any type of reaction for the next few days, repeat individually with each product. This method can provide good results but there's also a chance that due to sensitivity around the face that the outcome on another part such as the arm can differ (for example, the skin on your arm can tolerate hand sanitizer but it's typical to cause stinging/burning on the face). The secondary option is to stop using all 3 products for a period of time until your skin returns to its previous state, test each product by wearing only one of them individually in your routine and monitoring the outcome over the course of a few days until you experience the same reaction you currently are. This method is the "long and hard:" route but it offers the most reliable results. 

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