Try washing face with Head & Shoulders shampoo

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Doug

Hendersonville, TN

#1 Feb 6, 2007
Try using head and shoulders as a facial wash for at least one bottle, you'll probably notice results before you finish the bottle though. It works for me, I've been rosasea free for about a year without any other treatments, creams or med's
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Kuwait

#2 Aug 11, 2007
That sounds random, dont know why it would do that, seems like it would do more harm than good in the long run though
June

Parker, CO

#3 Oct 7, 2007
It is worth a try. Rosacea is treated with antibiotics. Head and Shoulders has two brands, one with a zinc base and the other a sulfide. Both ingredients are antibiotics. I visited a dermatologist recently who prescribed a steroid cream for a persistant flaky spot on my face. He also noticed I have rosacea but I cannot be treated for either appropriately because I am pregnant. He said to use the steroid cream in addition to the sulfide based Head and Shoulders on my hair in the meantime. He said he did not know why, but when used together it works better. I did not feel comfortable using the steroid cream weekly - so I will try the shampoo on my face for a week or two and see what happens. I just add one drop to my regular facial cleanser. We'll see.
Head Shoulders 4 acne

Ridgewood, NY

#4 Jan 7, 2008
I am a 31 year old female. My scalp was breaking out towards the nape of the neck - very badly. The pimples were very large and it often put a lot of pressure around the base of my neck. My mom said she's been using Head and Shoulders for 30 years, and that it is great at treating the scalp. I tried it. In 2 weeks, all my scalp pimples were completely gone! On top of that, all my pimples (including cystic ones) around my neck and my checks cleared! And I almost always have at least one! So I started researching online and it sounds like a lot of people thing Zinc can help treat acne. I'm going to add some Zinc to my diet, and maybe try washing my face with H&S. Otherwise I might try some Diaper Rash cream which has Zinc Oxide. I can't wait to have clear skin!
Kagome

Stoney Creek, Canada

#5 Jan 29, 2008
i've been using this too and im 14 & I Have Noticed alittle differnce but i dont have acene i just have alot of zits on my face chest &back and i was wondering will it still work?
Anthony

Santa Clarita, CA

#7 Jul 3, 2008
I got into the shower one day and noticed that I had run out of soap. All I had was Head and Shoulders dandruff shampoo. I figured "heck, it's soap!" and tried it on my body, as well as my face.
My skin (especially my face) has never been clearer and blemish free!!
I searched to see if anybody else had this experience, and that's how I came upon this post. I highly recommend it!
incorrect condition

Australia

#8 Jul 19, 2008
Doug wrote:
Try using head and shoulders as a facial wash for at least one bottle, you'll probably notice results before you finish the bottle though. It works for me, I've been rosasea free for about a year without any other treatments, creams or med's
Dear Doug, Whilst many people may find this helpful it is not because of the ingredents found in these anti-dandruff shampoo's but genrally a patients incorrect diognosis. The most likely condition you have is Seborrheic Dermatitis.
The above condition presents with similar symptoms to that of Rosacea, Red and blotchy skin, it is infact a hereditary condition that causes the skin cells to reproduce to quickly and gives the apperance of red skin. Seborrheic Dermatitis is a yeast based infection and therfor requires ongoing prevention to correctly manage your condition.
A quick and basic treatment is as follows;
Wash face with a anti dandruff shampoo for 10 minutes a day 10 days in a row and twice weekly for the rest of your time. Whilst in the initial stages of treatment apply resolve plus 1% to the effected area, this anti fungle product uses a mild steriod and will accelerate your recovery.
Please give feedback to this advice.
Luke OK M.D
Aakriti

Mumbai, India

#9 Sep 16, 2008
Hi I am 23 yr female , have a lots of acne on my face & even blemishes , I am using H&S clean & balanced with Vitazinc from past 3days but no changes yet but it makes my face feel dry , should I continue using this or should I quit it . Suggestion please.
Mark

Saginaw, MI

#10 Oct 4, 2008
When the skin is oily is when acne seems to break out worse. If the skin is a bit dry the better off your skin will be to clear up. Keep using it"

Keep in mind that stress will also play a big part in acne brakeouts, so dont let things bother you . I know it's hard because people feel self concious about their apearance.

I have used Head & Shoulders and it does work, just dont use a wash cloth to wash your face, this will avoid burns to the skin. Use your hands or if you do use a cloth ,dont scrub your face to hard.
dan

Spring Valley, NY

#11 Nov 30, 2008
i used this product and so far happy but can get rid of scars besides pimples
awesome

Forest Hills, NY

#12 Dec 1, 2008
awesome
Brittney N

New York, NY

#13 Jan 7, 2009
I had the same results. I have EXTREMELY sensituve skin and cannot even use the most gentle cleanser on my face to clear up my acne and blemishes. I even went to a dermatologist and my skin got even worse. I used head and shoulders and not only my scalp is better but my skin, face, neck, chest, back, has improved!!! I recommend those who have this similar experience with a difficult skin condition to try it.
Frustrated

Greens Fork, IN

#15 Jan 21, 2009
be careful. i used head and shoulders after hearing that if left on overnight would help to clear my condition. not only was this false, but it burned my skin, leaving pussing blisters. i do not recommend leaving it on your skin.
dave

Thunder Bay, Canada

#16 Jan 23, 2009
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anamica

UAE

#17 Feb 7, 2009
it,s very good for acne .if we apply it on our face it really washed out all the pimples from face so don,t forget to use it on face for acne problems........thanks
rahol

UAE

#18 Feb 7, 2009
its very bad its fall my hairs i think its good but its not.
classic cleans

Jefferson City, MO

#19 Feb 14, 2009
Aakriti wrote:
Hi I am 23 yr female , have a lots of acne on my face & even blemishes , I am using H&S clean & balanced with Vitazinc from past 3days but no changes yet but it makes my face feel dry , should I continue using this or should I quit it . Suggestion please.
You should use the classic clean, and only the classic clean
Andy

UK

#20 Feb 17, 2009
classic cleans wrote:
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You should use the classic clean, and only the classic clean
Presumably, not the "2 in 1" version either? Just the shampoo version.
Super Mario

Parksville, Canada

#21 Mar 2, 2009
Please read this before you take ANY of advice from the self-proclaimed expert posting on this site!

http://debunkingnase.org/
Janessa

Rome, NY

#22 Mar 10, 2009
Ive been using head and shoulders classic clean shampoo on m face for almost a year now... I had a bad acne problem and NOTHING would get rid of it. The classic clean shampoo is the only thing that keeps my face clear from acne but also its made most of my blemishes disappear. Yes it can dry your face out but as long as you use a good facial mosturizer its fine. i use oil of olay afterwards and i havent had dry skin. any other acne treatment i have used in the past would dry my skin out and no mositurizers were strong enough to heal it. i highly recommend people try it. but make sure its the classic clean shampoo only

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