nothing on your skin?

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nothing on your skin?

Postby mel63 » Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:23 pm

I just purchased a DLP machine and would like to know if you can have any moisturizer on your skin before treatment or not to use anything. Could it block the penetration if there is any type of barrier on your skin.

I use a rosacea moisturizer after washing or my skin gets dry and blochy.
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Re: nothing on your skin?

Postby CrabbyCathy » Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:58 am

I tried it once after only applying green tea as a toner, and my skin did NOT react favorably. Now I always make sure to have a light layer of my regular moisturizer on (Cerave).
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Re: nothing on your skin?

Postby oldredlady » Sun Jun 05, 2011 10:44 am

I currently don't use anything on my skin except tap water and have no problems with using my red lamp 20 min. a day. I do have some minor dryness in the rosacea areas (upper cheeks/cheekbone areas), but that's just part of my condition, I don't believe it has anything to do with using the lamp.

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