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Definitions

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  • adj. Not comedogenic.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ comedogenic

Examples

  • If your physician diagnoses adult acne, choose facial cleansers, lotions, and cosmetics that are water-based and oil-free, or labeled "noncomedogenic" or "nonacnegenic."

    Q&A: Are my frequent breakouts adult acne?

  • If your doctor confirms that it’s acne, choose facial cleansers, lotions, or cosmetics that are water-based and oil-free or labeled "noncomedogenic" or "nonacnegenic," meaning that they shouldn’t aggravate acne.

    Q&A: Can any drugs, creams, or other products worsen acne?

  • "noncomedogenic," which is skin doctor speak for "will not clog your pores and cause eggplant-sized zits the night before that fraternity semi-formal you've been looking forward to for the entire semester."

    BlogHer

  • While petrolatum has received some bad press recently, the bottom line is that it is hypoallergenic, noncomedogenic (does not clog pores) and nonacnegenic (does not cause acne).

    Robert Tornambe, M.D.: What's In That Cream You're Putting On Your Face?

  • It is the second most common active ingredient in moisturizers today, as it dilutes petrolatum and is also hypoallergenic, noncomedogenic and nonacnegenic.

    Robert Tornambe, M.D.: What's In That Cream You're Putting On Your Face?

  • Don't believe all the noncomedogenic claims—putting extra goop on your face that contains chemicals or sun barriers is bound to cause problems.

    When Beauty's Only Skin-Deep

  • Look for “oil-free,” “hypoallergenic,” and “noncomedogenic” on labels.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • When the skin is dry, using a noncomedogenic, fragrance-free moisturizer can help soften the skin and reduce the temptation to pick.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • And “noncomedogenic” is yet another unregulated term that tells you nothing.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • Mineral oil, which has been shown to be a cause of chemically induced acne, appears in some supposedly noncomedogenic products.

    The Truth About Beauty

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