Acne can be devastating. Leaving both physical and emotional scars. It is reported that almost “80% of people will experience some form of acne during their lifetime, and according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States, affecting 60 million Americans at any one time.” To make it a bit easier on acne sufferers, here is a round-up products specifically formulated to treat acne, both on the face and the body.
Clark’s Botanicals Skin Clearing Face & Body Wash
Packed with Jasmine Absolute extract to help soothe and nourish, this algae-enriched, exfoliating face & body wash rids skin of dead surface cells and debris. Formulated with salicylic acid, this refreshing formula refines and minimizes the appearance of large pores. It is ideal for all skin types… especially problem skin.
This pack of 45 pads is specifically formulated to help retexturize, calm and soothe. Your skin will both look and feel smoother after just one use.
The Tria Skin Perfecting Blue Light beauty is FDA and safe for all skin types with mild to moderate acne. The blue light penetrates skin to kill acne causing bacteria and allowing clogged pores to open. See ThisThatBeauty’s preview here.
XOut is specially formulated for teens (or adults) who want a one step treatment to help manage and prevent acne. X Out washes “powerful, acne fighting medicine into the pores and leave it behind to treat blemishes and help kill the bacteria that causes breakouts.” X Out is formulated with glycerin to moisturize skin leaving it feeling smooth and looking healthy. See a complete ThisThatBeauty’s preview here.
I always hear not to pop pimples but sometimes it is just plain impossible. The Clean & Clear Advantage Popped Pimple Relief Paste is formulated with salicylic acid to targets acne blemishes, including popped pimples. See ThisThatBeauty’s review here.
This lightweight and invisible gel improves spots without drying out the skin. Salicylic and lactic acids clear clogged pores. Other ingredients balance pH, control oil, and help to relieve irritation and inflammation.
The Drying Lotion is a fast acting, effective acne spot treatment formulated with salicylic acid, calamine and other quick-drying ingredients, this product will shrink ugly whiteheads virtually overnight while you sleep. See ThisThatBeauty’s review here.
This gentle exfoliating mask helps loosen and extract blackheads without painful extraction tools while absorbing oil and tightening pores. Dr. Brandt’s exclusive formula combines Salicylic and Glycolic Acid to assist in the release of blackheads while Eijitsu Rose helps tighten pores.
This natural spot treatment is clinically proven to help reduce and improve the appearance of blemishes without irritating skin. Formulated with Tea Tree, Calendula, Yarrow and Parsley Extracts to help soothe skin and reduce redness and Borage Extracts to promote healthy skin resulting in clear and smooth skin, naturally. Employing naturally derived salicylic acid, the non-comedogenic, dermatologist-tested acne fighter reduces redness after 24 hours and reduces acne after 48 hours.
For a complete look at how ThisThatBeauty overcame adult acne, see this epic post, ThisThatBeauty vs Hyperpigmentation.