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A white jumpsuit can be a bold fashion statement. But white isn't always the best accent to your style when it invades your skin. Whiteheads and small breakouts are a nightmare---add dry skin to the mix and you have a major malfunction. Don't put your fashion statement on hold---fight back by combating dry skin and whiteheads head-on. A few changes to your cleansing routine and beauty regimen will leave your skin fabulously flawless.
Wash away whiteheads with a mild cleanser once a day. Gently massage the mild cleanser into your skin and rinse thoroughly with warm water and a washcloth. Take it easy on your complexion by resisting the urge to scrub harshly. The harder you scrub, the more likely your skin will be to react with blotchy red spots and even more breakouts. Harsh scrubbing may also cause your dry skin to peel and flake.
Apply oil-free toner to your skin with a cotton ball to remove excess oil that causes pesky pimples to form. Replenish your skin's natural nutrients by thoroughly coating your body with moisturizer to get rid of dry dead skin cells.
Purchase skincare products designed for sensitive skin. Don't bring out reddish tones and potential rashes by slopping on products too harsh for your skin type. Check the label and avoid products with alcohol, fragrances or deodorants.
Glam up your face with medicated makeup. Specially formulated makeup for sensitive skin helps dress you up without irritating dry and acne-prone skin. Cover up those whiteheads by applying a thin layer of medicated concealer with a makeup sponge. Coat your face with a thin layer of oil-free liquid foundation and set your style with a puff of loose powder.
Ask your doctor about prescription topical treatments or oral acne medication to combat severe blemishes and peeling dry skin. Medications vary and are tailored to your skin type. Your physician or dermatologist can help you choose the best plan of beauty action.