Acne is caused by a number of factors such as stress, hormonal imbalance, diet, and so on. Acne can take a toll on the skin and it also becomes very difficult to hide pimples or acne marks on the face. So, here is a list of product recommendations for treating and preventing acne.
1. Forest Essentials Eladi Teenage Day Cream:
Although this day cream is meant for teenagers, it may be used by adults too who are suffering from aggressive bouts of acne. Turmeric, pearl and silver extracts are the main ingredients in this product. It controls sebum production and prevents environmental damage to the skin. It also contains SPF 30, which is an added advantage. It also helps to lighten acne scars and brighten the complexion.
2. La Roche Posay Effaclar Anti-Acne Starter Kit:
This kit is perfect for people who want to incorporate products from the same range into their skincare routines to achieve maximum benefits. The Effaclar line is designed especially for acne-prone skin, and this kit contains two of the most effective products – a cleansing gel and a acne treatment cream. The gel helps to remove excess oil and balance the pH of the skin. It helps to keep the face matte. The cream helps to unclog pores and diminishes acne scars. It also helps to prevent the formation of further pimples.
3. Mario Badescu Drying Lotion:
This is probably one of the most popular products for spot treatment. This drying lotion contains calming and drying ingredients like calamine and salicylic acid. It effectively reduces the size of pimples overnight. A cotton swab has to be dipped into the lotion without disturbing or mixing the two layers of the lotion and then it has to be applied over active acne or pimples. It is suitable for people with sensitive skin as it is formulated with natural ingredients.
4. Kate Somerville EradiKate Acne Treatment:
Similar to the Mario Badescu product, this is also an acne drying treatment. It contains a high amount of sulfur meant to kill bacteria, treat blemishes and prevent future pimples. It also contains natural AHAs that exfoliate the skin and keep the pores clean. Zinc oxide helps to control the oil production on the face. People sensitive to sulfur may spot test this before using.
5. Nexcare Acne Absorbing Covers:
These are very popular among Western beauty bloggers and these acne treatment spots are produced by a brand that makes wound-healing products like band aids. These have thick gels on the inside that suck out all the dirt and bacteria from active acne. The best part is that these covers can be worn under makeup without the fear of further clogging the pimples.
6. Boscia Charcoal Pore Pudding Intensive Wash-Off Treatment:
Boscia has many excellent skincare products including this one. This mask comes with its own spatula and ensures a thin and even application of the mask. It contains activated charcoal, a well-known ingredient for pulling out excess oil, sebum, dirt, bacteria from the pores. It is a great treatment for preventing and treating acne. It contains willowherb for soothing the irritated skin as well.
7. Innisfree Bija Trouble Spot Essence:
Innisfree is known for being a naturalist brand with ranges for every skincare concern. The Bija line in particular is gaining popularity due to its high performing products. This contains nutmeg oil and torreya seed oil instead of salicylic acid, as SA can be drying at times. These natural ingredients work overnight to treat pimples and soothe the irritated skin. It also helps to prevent further acne breakouts if applied on acne prone areas of the face.
8. Himalaya Purifying Neem Peel-Off Mask:
This peel-off mask clears dirt and oil from the skin and helps to reduce pimples. It also reduces the redness associated with acne.
9. L’Oreal Paris Skin Perfect Pimple Reduction And Whitening Facial Foam:
This facial foam softens and smoothens skin, also reduces whiteheads. This face foam is good for oily and acne-prone skin.
10. The Body Shop Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Night Mask:
Infused with community-trade tea tree extract, it hydrates skin and controls acne breakouts. It also helps to reduce skin imperfections, whiteheads and blackheads.
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