Healthy Skin Care Tips -The Most Active Ingredients In An Acne Treatment

When fighting acne there are skin care tips, treatments and household remedies that contain these active ingredients for fighting acne. But in order not to be taken for a ride with the next best treatment make sure you understand what ingredients have to be in your acne product or treatment to actually help you with your acne concerns.

Active Ingredients For Fighting Acne

  • Benzyl Peroxide (allergen)
    • Antibacterial properties.
    • Drying affect.
    • Reduce redness and inflammation.

    Glycolic Acid
    • Exfoliates
    • Control breakouts.
    • Fades acne scars.

    Salicylic Acid (betahydroxy acid) it's natural sources are sweet birch, willow bark and wintergreen.
    • Antiseptic
    • Exfolliates to accelerate healing.
    • Prevents new breakouts.
    Sulfur (allergen)
    • Reduces oil-gland activity.
    • Dissolves skin's dry dead cell layers.
    • Encourages clearer skin.
    Zinc Oxide (relatively nonallergenic) from zinc ore
    • Sooth, cool, and calm skin.
    • Protective barrier to environment/irritants.
    • Astringen, antiseptic, and antibacterial.
    Retinol (vitamin A derivative)
    • Exfoliates
    • Controls breakouts.
    • Alter collagen synthesis.
    Peppermint Extract
    • Reduce skin irritation.
    • Cools by constricting capillaries.
    • Refreshing and tonic properties.
    The best and most active acne product will contain at least one or a few of these active ingredients for treating and minimizing the signs of acne .

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