Check Out This Effective and Affordable System That Treats and Prevents Acne

Check Out This Effective and Affordable System That Treats and Prevents Acne

Are you struggling with acne and balancing a budget? Have you tried expensive systems and discovered that they are ineffective? As a person that suffered from acne, I can totally relate. Acne not only affects the skin, but it affects people’s psychosocial and emotional well-being. Fortunately, there are some effective and inexpensive solutions out there, and I will share some excellent over-the-counter treatments that I use daily.

This régime is comprised of 3 steps and three products. Most importantly, this program won’t break the bank. All you need is approximately $30, and you will be on your way to a clear and healthy complexion.

Step 1: Wash your face with a cleanser that contains salicylic acid. I like Neutrogena’s Oil-Free Acne Wash ($6.79)

  • Why does a cleanser with salicylic acid work?
    • Salicylic Acid exfoliates the skin and unclogs pores.

Step 2: Apply a cream or gel that contains at least 2.5% of benzoyl peroxide. I like Clearasil’s Daily Acne Control Vanishing Cream ($5.99)

Apply a thin layer over affected spots or areas.

Note: Benzoyl peroxide products may contain concentrations upwards of 10%. This product may cause skin irritation. So, start with a lower concentration, and work your way up.

  • Why does benzoyl peroxide products work?
    •  It kills the bacteria that cause acne.
    • When used daily, it can reduce acne flare-ups.

Step 3: Moisturize, Moisturize Moisturize!

After completing Step 1 and Step 2, skin is parched and craves moisture. I like Cetaphil’s Daily Moisturizer ($15.40)

  • Why does it work?
    • It’s non-greasy and lightweight.
    • It won’t clog pores.
    •  It soothes irritated skin.

Complete this regime twice a day in the morning and before going to bed. To be clear, these products do not provide an instant overnight miracle and results are typically seen in 6 weeks.

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