This query is for my girl. She is 24 years young. She recently went for an interview and applied a branded cosmetic cream. Her skin tone is fair and extremely sensitive. Overnight, she got ridiculous marks on both sides of the face. Please find attached images. Now, those marks are not brightening and she works in the retail industry and faces clients the whole day. She desperately wants to get rid of them due to her work profile as well as an upcoming party. Currently, she is using Acne-aid bar twice a day (in the morning and before bed). I was prescribed to use Biluma which I passed on to her. She is applying it twice or thrice a day. However, it has paraben and that is a concern for me. What is the best we could do to clear her skin?
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She had better skin with few marks though. Please find the attached image. She is extremely scared of pimples with or without pain, and I have warned her not to touch the face. So, pricking would be impossible. She will not ever do it. I spoke to her. She confirmed she had applied the BB cream, then compact and lipstick. Currently, her routine post this incident is as follows. In the morning, she washes her face with Acne-aid. If it is sunny, she uses a sunscreen lotion and Biluma over the spots. If it is not sunny, she uses only Biluma. After lunch, she uses wet wipes, then Biluma. At night, she repeats the morning routine before sleeping.
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