The Right Skin Care Product Can Help Heal Your Breakouts – BUT the choices are endless!
With hundreds of acne products lining drugstore shelves and department store counters, infomercials with celebs touting their cures, how do you know which one to use?
The Mayo Clinic recommends checking out the ingredient labels and choosing the appropriate ingredients from this key list of superstars. (more…)
DR DENNIS GROSS TRIFFIX ACNE CLEARING LOTION – Formerly called MD SKINCARE, this brand is best known for their must have alpha beta peeling pads that we all love. Triffix is an acne solution that we have not seen before. It contains a threesome of salicylic acid, sulfur, and benzoyl peroxide plus retinol. Together these key ingredients target acne and wrinkles for a smooth, clear complexion. This is a potent product – and as close to a prescription lotion as you can get over the counter.
FINAL VERDICT: RDW (Run Dont Walk) You’re going to love this lotion – $32 and it really works.
If my acne is under control, should I stop using all my anti-acne products?
Under control is not gone. Acne is a chronic condition that requires treatment continuously to keep it away. Many people will stop using their anti-acne regimen suddenly, only to have their acne flare up several weeks later. But if your acne stops showing up, it is best to back off the more aggressive products needed to get rid of active blemishes but there is always a blemish lurking, so I advocate preventative acne control. If you are using multiple products that are harsh or abrasive, it may be advisable to discontinue one at a time and judge results before discontinuing them all at once. Keep using a
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