My Latest and Greatest Routine for Seborrheic Dermatitis

I have made some changes in my skin care routine for seborrheic dermatitis on my face. The more I learn, the better I get at treating my seborrheic dermatitis. The biggest thing I’ve learned in treating seb derm is that, though it LOOKS like dry skin, it is really oily. It needs a thorough yet GENTLE cleaning and LIGHT moisturizing. Here are some of my fave products, and I’ve included affiliate links below. You can trust that these products are what I truly use on my rash-plagued face!

In the morning, I wash my face with Simple Refreshing Facial Wash Gel. It is mild, yet cleans well. If you are very oily-prone or are struggling with a major seborrheic dermatitis breakout, then you might want to use a toner as well, at least in your trouble areas.

Best face wash for sensitive skinThen I apply two great products for seborrheic dermatitis. First, I use the Boots Anti-Redness Serum on my rashy/red areas. At about $15 – $20 (Amazon is usually cheaper than getting at Target), this is my most expensive product, which I think is pretty good. Plus I only apply a little bit in my trouble areas as needed. It works really well at reducing the redness that usually comes with seborrheic dermatitis.

Seborrheic dermatitis serum

Then I slather on  Simple Protecting Light Moisturizer SPF 15. It’s just a very basic, non-irritating day cream with the all-important sun protection. Perfect!Best moisturizer for seborrheic dermatitis

After a hard day of motherhood (i.e.: lots of dirt and sweat and stress), I wash the yuckies off my face with my beloved Clarisonic and another dose of the Simple Refreshing Facial Gel Wash.  I talk more about using the Clarisonic on seborrheic dermatitis in this post. Then I apply a thin layer of Eucerin Redness Relief, it only costs around $12 – $15 and lasts me two to three months. No need to buy crazy-expensive night creams, people! Moisturizer for seborrheic dermatitis

I really love both the Simple products and the Eucerine Redness Relief products. If you’ve tried any others, please comment below. I’d love to know – what products help with your facial seborrheic dermatitis?

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6 Comments on “My Latest and Greatest Routine for Seborrheic Dermatitis”

  1. […] My Latest and Greatest Routine for Seborrheic Dermatitis Clarisonic for Seborrheic Dermatitis […]

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  2. venkat says:

    Have u come across cosvate gm ? Its a medical ointment, not related fo this post. Very effective

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  3. Angela says:

    I believe I suffer from SD on the face, in fact I think I have for most of my life! I have been using Simple products for some time now, I think they perfect for our skin types. The more ingredients that are active in products, the more irritating they seem to be. I would like to try some of your other recommendations and see how that goes. Thanks for the info!

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  4. Samira Eid says:

    Actually ur article might help me.. Um struggeling from SD for about 7 years.. Never found the treatment neither routine products.. The only product worked for me is a makeup cleanser for sensitive skin called Bioderma Sensibio H2O.. It removes the flakyness and keeps sebums away for several hours.. But now um looking for the other products to complete my daily routine and um gonna try the products u r using specially for moisturising.. I feel a dryness on my face n its so damn tight.. It hurts, ugly irritating thing.. Thanks alot

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    • Emily says:

      I think you should include a light, oil free moisturizer. If your face drew tight from dryness it is too dry. Also, have you used a toner? A toner in just the oily zones of your face should help reduce oil production.

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