Q. I did not remove my make up after a party and slept off. And the very next day I got small red pimples on my face. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Atishay Bukharia
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Feb 22, 2015 and last reviewed on: Dec 20, 2018

Hello doctor,

I am 18 years old, and I have this problem for about two weeks. I think this is because I did not remove my make up after a party and slept off. And the very next day, I got small red pimples on my face. I have this redness or spots on both sides of my cheeks. What could this be? Please give some affordable medicines or cream, but recommend me a good product.

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetology Dermatology HIV/AIDS Specialist Plastic Surgery – Reconstructive And Cosmetic Venereology
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

This might be allergic contact dermatitis or cosmetic-induced acne. Make sure that you do not get exposed to that chemical within the next 10 days otherwise there are chances of sensitization and can cause further flare-up of the disease. Apply the following medicines on the affected areas:

  1. Dermitop cream twice daily in a small amount for 10 days.
  2. Use Kz cream once daily for 15 days.

As of now, I am not prescribing any oral medication, but it might be needed if the response to the topical application is poor.

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