Did you know that June is Acne Awareness Month? Almost 80% of people will experience some form of acne during their lifetimes, and according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), acne is the most common skin ailment in the United States, affecting 60 million people at any one time.
Below are five amazing products to help treat any type of breakout you may be experiencing, whether it be on your face or body.
1. Clark’s Botanicals Skin Clearing Face & Body Wash
Packed with Jasmine Absolute extract to help soothe and nourish, this algae-enriched, exfoliating face & body wash rids skin of dead surface cells and debris. Formulated with salicylic acid, this refreshing formula refines and minimizes the appearance of large pores. It is ideal for all skin types… especially problem skin. $46 at Bloomingdale’s
2. Avon Clearskin Professional Clarifying Toner Pads
This pack of 45 pads is specifically formulated to help retexturize, calm and soothe. Your skin will both look and feel smoother after just one use! $12 at Avon
3. Burt’s Bees® Natural Acne Solutions Targeted Spot Treatment
This natural spot treatment is clinically proven to help reduce and improve the appearance of blemishes without irritating skin. Formulated with Tea Tree, Calendula, Yarrow and Parsley Extracts to help soothe skin and reduce redness and Borage Extracts to promote healthy skin resulting in clear and smooth skin, naturally. Employing naturally derived salicylic acid, the non-comedogenic, dermatologist-tested acne fighter reduces redness after 24 hours and reduces acne after 48 hours. $7 at Drugstore
4. dr. brandt pores no more vacuum cleaner
This gentle exfoliating mask helps loosen and extract blackheads without painful extraction tools while absorbing oil and tightening pores. Dr. Brandt’s exclusive formula combines Salicylic and Glycolic Acid to assist in the release of blackheads while Eijitsu Rose helps tighten pores. RealSimple.com calls it the best pore minimizer for you!$45 at Sephora
5. Soap & Glory Dr Spot™ Invisible Spot-Fighting Gel
This lightweight and invisible gel improves spots without drying out the skin. Salicylic and lactic acids clear clogged pores. Other ingredients balance pH, control oil, and help to relieve irritation and inflammation. 82% of our product testers agreed Dr Spot improved their spots without drying out the skin. $18 at Amazon
What’s your favorite acne product?