What are the Best Acne Products Available Today
It wasn’t all that long ago that Clearasil dominated the acne product industry with their acne treatment creams. They relied on benzoil peroxide that was touted at that time as being the most powerful topical acne fighting substance that was available. Benzoil peroxide is still being heavily used but it is now used as part of a more comprehensive acne fighting treatment program.
Multi-Stage Acne Products
These new acne fighting treatment systems now use a multi-staged treatment regimen that attack acne on several fronts. This is because although benzoil peroxide is highly effective it does have some negative side effects.
The Skins ph Level
For one thing, it has a tendency to alter the ph level in skin and leave it dried out and depleted of moisture and essential oils. So how important is the ph level of your skin? Just drop a cucumber in vinegar and see for yourself.
Dried Out Skin
Its the acidic acid in the vinegar that shrivels up the cucumber and turns it into a pickle and the same effect takes place in your skin. Acidic skin holds less moisture and will become dried out. So why is dry skin bad for acne effected skin?
Healthy Functioning Pore Openings
The reason, is that pore openings in dried out skin don’t function properly, which makes them far more vulnerable to invading acne causing bacteria. Hence, new three staged acne treatment systems have been developed that have a stage that counters these harsh side effects of benzoil peroxide.
New Skin Exfoliators
Another new effective acne fighting product that has been developed and is on the market is new non abrasive skin exfoliators that use mild acids, rather then grit to remove dead skin cells and coagulated oils from your skins pores. Unlike grit the only functions only on the surface, these new products are able to actually penetrate deep into the skins pores and function where