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How can I maximize barrier support?

Mine is so so so damaged, I am also limited to using fungal acne safe products because of seborrheic dermatitis on my face and scalp (honestly surprised my skin doesn’t react poorly to the Tula cleanser. Used to use Vanicream’s Gentle Facial Cleanser but it wasn’t helping the acne I was experiencing in that point in time (and perhaps the other products I was using as well, since it was a whole diff routine than this one here). At its worst, flare ups can look similar to psoriasis with plaque-looking skin build up. It traps hair and can cause ingrowns and infected hair follicles, it’s wild. If I use the proper combo of products in my routine, I can typically clear it up within a day or two but nothing ever lasts. I try to switch things up and it’s always a hit or miss, even when they’re 96% considered FA-approved :( Any tips on repairing my skin’s barrier, without the ingredients being Malassezia fung / yeast irritants… but also actively fighting weird hormonal acne (benzoyl peroxide has worked best)?! Ugh lol. I would greatly appreciate your advice! Thank you so much ♡

AM - Everyday
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The Cult Classic Purifying Face Cleanser Tula - The Cult Classic Purifying Face Cleanser
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Triple Hyaluronic Moisture Ampoule COSRX - Triple Hyaluronic Moisture Ampoule
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Acne Treatment Gel Malezia - Acne Treatment Gel
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5% Urea Moisturizer Malezia - 5% Urea Moisturizer
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Moisturizing Cream CeraVe - Moisturizing Cream
PM - Everyday
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Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel Benton - Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel
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Full Fit Propolis Light Ampoule COSRX - Full Fit Propolis Light Ampoule
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AHA 7 Whitehead Power Liquid COSRX - AHA 7 Whitehead Power Liquid
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BHA Blackhead Power Liquid COSRX - BHA Blackhead Power Liquid
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Google "dr dray barrier repair" and/or "dr dray fungal acne" and/or "dr dray seborrheic dermatitis" . Lots of vids - education and product recommendations. In this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LkaiHFIMtA she recommends her fave Korean skin care products (which I see you use). Hope this helps.

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thank you for your recommendation ♡

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definitely stop using the AHA and BHA every day, especially in the same day. i recommend using the bha 1-2 times a week and the AHA once a week, make sure it’s a few days apart, this should help ur skin barrier heal a lot, as well as try and add in a sunscreen that’s at least spf 30 or higher, the sun can easily damage our skin barrier, hope this helps 😊

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