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5 Acne-Fighting Ingredients We Love
Skincare, Education

5 Acne-Fighting Ingredients We Love

Acne is the most common skin condition in the U.S., and prevention is often just as important as the treatment of acne. Keep an eye out for these key ingredients in your acne skincare.

Salicylic Acid

This Beta Hydroxy Acid stimulates exfoliation in the skin, clearing pores and promoting new cell growth. Salicylic Acid is drawn down into the skin and works in the lining of the follicle and oil glands, preventing pores from being blocked.

Salicylic Acid reduces inflammation, smooths skin’s surface and breaks down blackheads and whiteheads. Because it takes off the upper layers of skin it allows other active ingredients in a formula to penetrate more effectively. Clear Skin Cleanser pairs 2% Salicylic Acid with gentle synthetic wax scrubbing beads to clear the skin.

Benzoyl Peroxide

Benzoyl Peroxide is an incredibly strong acne-fighter that eliminates P. acnes bacteria by injecting air into the follicle. Acne-causing bacteria thrive without oxygen.

Because Benzoyl Peroxide also operates as a peeling agent, it helps accelerate skin turnover which clears the pores of the dead skin that act as a plug. It functions as an anti-inflammatory, reducing the redness and soreness that often accompany acne lesions. It may also reduce oil production.

Because it is so powerful, it often irritates skin, so it’s best to use as a spot treatment when needed. Learn more about Benzoyl Peroxide.


Kaolin and Bentonite Clay, both found in Refining Mask, absorb sebum secreted by the skin, drawing out impurities and toxins and preventing clogged pores. Clay is highly absorbent and it helps to wick excess sebum from within the skin. During the drying process, its astringent properties shrink enlarged pores making them seem smaller.

Sodium Chlorite

Sebum is an oily substance produced by sebaceous glands inside the hair follicle. When the glands become overactive and overproduce this waxy substance, the follicle can become blocked. Sodium Chlorite breaks apart sebum and bacteria, preventing bacteria regrowth for extended periods of time. This is one of the key ingredients found in Clear Skin Body Spray.


Sulfur, found in Refining Mask, is recommended for mild to moderate acne due to its healing, antibacterial and oil balancing properties. Sulfur is a gentle acne-fighter that dries out skin without leaving it overly dehydrated or irritated.

Which key ingredients and acne treatments do you use? Let us know in the comments below!

July 21, 2016

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