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Feeling the burn

I’m just wondering if anyone else has ever encountered this problem. 

I’ve had generally the same skincare routine for a little over a year now (with slight tweaks depending on the season/weather) and a few days ago my go-to chill moisturizer (Cerave for normal to dry skin) has randomly started to make my face red and burn. I haven’t changed any soaps or hygiene habits. Is there anything I can do or do I need to just switch it out.


my skincare routine is as follows,


•Splash face with lukewarm water

•Cerave moisturizing lotion for normal to dry skin

•#Supergloop glow screen



•#Farmacy green clean cleansing balm

•Cerave hydrating cleanser for normal to dry skin 

•Cerave moisturizing lotion for normal to dry skin


Every Second Day

•Aklief (prescription for hormonal acne, I’ve been using for 4 months now)


(Unsure if relevant but I've also been in a Crohn’s flair for 2 years..)

Re: Feeling the burn

Well if it's the same product and if it says to not freeze or "chill" plz don't XD and I it's a new product you haven't tried yet, well idk what to tell you there. But I think it probably  was like a chemical or a little recatuon to the cold, sry if I wasn't much help 

Re: Feeling the burn

Maybe try skin cycling, or switching out your products every few months. I was using a vitamin c serum and then switched to copper peptide serum but will go back to vitamin c when this bottle runs out. 

Re: Feeling the burn

I love Cerave but I also go through cycles where their creams just burn when I use them. Do you have dry skin? I usually find it’s worse when my moisture barrier is compromised from dryness. It might be time to switch it out for awhile. You should try The Ordinary Natural Moisturizing Factors- it’s really cheap, hydrating and doesn’t burn. It also has similar ingredients to Cerave. 

Re: Feeling the burn

@fireworks92 Might be a good idea to ask your dermatologist.  Your routine looks pretty good to me, simple, good products.  But we can always develop allergies to things that we've used for a long time, even if they're ingredients that are typically 'good' for us. 

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