Acne can be caused by unclean skin and can
therefore be remedied by extensive cleansing using our gentle Acne Cleanser Treatment.
Overzealous scrubbing with harsh cleansers may do your skin more harm than good. Acne is
caused by several factors, usually occurring simultaneously. It may be the result of
overly productive sebaceous glands. These glands are attached to the hair follicle and
produce sebum, an oily substance which will produce a blemish if trapped in the follicle.
Acne may also emerge if naturally occurring bacteria multiply at an abnormal rate and clog
the follicle. Another common cause of acne is severe irritation caused by dead skin cells
shedding too quickly, or by the release of toxic, inflammatory substances through the
Due to the range of potential causes linked
to acne, typically it takes a bit of trial and error to pinpoint the exact culprit in any
individual case. While you and your dermatologist are discovering the cause of and cure
for your acne, it is important that you treat your skin with care. The best product for
your skin is the one that gently cleans away surface dirt and oil without irritating or
drying out the skin. Use our Acne Cleanser twice daily to cleanse your skin and pat dry
with a clean, soft towel. Not only is excessive washing unnecessary, it can actually be
harmful to your skin, and harsh cleansers may worsen acne. Avoid cleansers with alcohol
which will dry your skin, making it more vulnerable to breakouts. Products with granules
designed to exfoliate are particularly damaging as the rough texture can cause
considerable irritation, resulting in more severe acne. Most importantly, pay attention to
the effects certain products have on your skin, keep those which promote a healthy
complexion and throw out those which dry out, chafe or otherwise irritate your skin.
Massage into damp face avoiding direct contact with eyes. Rinse thoroughly. Use morning
and night. This product is excellent for removing makeup, leaving the skin totally