Acne is not just a teenage hardship. It can strike at many different stages of life due to hormones, nutrition, stress, hygiene, the environment and more. To help ease acne, it’s essential to select a variety of products with quality active ingredients that will help increase cellular turnover as well as reduce inflammation and soothe.
Here are our favorite picks to help fight acne and any age.
Jane Iredale Skin Accumax (dietary supplement)
Healthy skin can start from the inside out. This nutritional supplement is designed to improve the quality of your skin through your body. It’s full of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin E to help clear acne and help problem skin overall.
Cleansing Complex by iS Clinical
iS Clinical’s Cleansing Complex removes makeup, exfoliates and deep cleans your pores without drying out your skin. It’s a powerful cleansing gel, but is gentle enough for all skin types. It also doesn’t strip your skin of essential, natural oils.
LHA Toner by SkinCeuticals
Did you know that toner is great for unclogging pores? SkinCeuticals LHA Toner is perfect for combination oily skin and helps remove excess residue and service cells to clean up clogged pores. It can help not only acne-prone skin, but aging skin as well. Use toner directly after cleansing your face. After toning, it leaves the skin brighter and more evenly toned.
Pro-Heal Serum by IS Clinical
PRO-HEAL SERUM ADVANCE+ is packed with vitamins like L-Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C), vitamin E and retinol (vitamin A) that make your skin happy and healthy. This serum provides a powerful antioxidant protection all while improving the skin’s appearance. Additionally, it helps with the signs of aging by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Serums are applied on clean skin under your moisturizer.
Active Serum by iS Clinical
iS Clinicals most popular product is a “results oriented”, multitasking formula to help with anti-aging, clearing your skin and brightening all in one. Serums work under the skin to correct and prevent a variety of issues. It provides both instant and long-term results, showing visible reduction of pore sizes and a healthier-looking complexion. It’s gentle formula is perfect for all skin types and all ages. It also has a light tingling sensation!
Hydra-Cool Serum by iS Clinical
Cool and soothe your skin with iS Clinical’s HYDRA-COOL SERUM. It’s designed for all skin types and all ages to help provide intense hydration. It’s packed with antioxidants, botanicals and bio-nutrients. Along with that, it also helps the appearance of aging and skin.
Clarifying Clay Mask by Skin Ceuticals
This clay mask is great for oily skin. It’s non-drying and has botanicals and minerals to calm the skin. Natural clays help clear pores and remove excess oils. Leave this on for 10-15 minutes before rinsing it off.
PS: Don’t worry if it doesn’t dry! It’s not supposed to. Leave it on for the suggested time and then rinse it off.
As with starting any new product, we highly suggest contacting your doctor and an esthetician before starting any of these treatments. During a skin consultation, the cause behind the breakouts can be analyzed and you may find out that you only need to adjust one step of your routine.
Written by: Melissa Foster Master Esthetician at The Salon at PRO Club