For those with acne-prone skin, having a consistent daily skincare regime is important for so many reasons. Being persistent with your regime, and not chopping and changing products every week, will mean that acne-prone skin is less likely to become irritated by an overload of products.
Patience is also important, products need to be given a proper chance to work otherwise they won’t make any difference to your skin. Too many people who suffer from blemishes do not continue with their regimes long enough to see results. This is our selection of the day-to-day skincare products you should stick to if you want to see a difference in your acne-prone skin…
My day-to-day cleanser and moisturiser selection for those with acne-prone skin
Cleansing is an important step for those with blemish-prone skin, as the right cleanser not only leaves your skin feeling clear and fresh, but can also tackle the causes of blemishes.
Effaclar Purifying Micellar Water removes makeup and cleanses the skin, making it a great product to use in the morning and evening. Using micellar water is an ideal way to remove makeup if you do have blemish prone skin as the gentle application enables you to avoid scrubbing at, and aggravating, existing blemishes.
As well as effectively removing makeup, the Effaclar Micellar Water helps to control sebum production. If you have blemish prone skin the likelihood is you’ve heard the word sebum before. Excess sebum production can lead to pores clogging and blemishes being created, so controlling sebum production is vital for ensuring clear skin.
Micellar water is still effective In the morning, when you have yet to put any makeup on your face. The gentle and fresh solution gives an immediate clean skin sensation, making it an ideal way to start your skincare regime.
If you have blemishes, your skin can often be oily and sensitive, this makes some people want to skip the step of moisturising as they believe their skin needs ‘drying’ out rather than hydrating. No matter if your skin is dry or oily a moisturiser is still a necessary step in any skincare regime.
Effaclar Mat is a daily moisturiser which has been specifically formulated for oily and shiny skin. Far from exacerbating the problem, Effaclar Mat controls sebum and has anti-shine properties. The moisturiser is mattifying and hydrating, making it an excellent choice for those with oily or shiny skin. Effaclar Mat is suitable for adults and teenagers, men and women; however is does make a great primer for women who are looking to follow up their moisturiser with makeup.
For those with specific blemishes they are looking to target, there’s Effaclar K (+) or Effaclar DUO [+].
The ingredients in Effaclar K (+) make it ideal for those looking to eliminate the signs of blackheads and oiliness. The addition of Carnosine helps manage the rise of blackheads, whilst Airlicium absorbs 100 times its weight in sebum, leaving skin matte and fresh. For acne-prone skin, Effaclar DUO [+] contains Salicylic acid and LHA’s which provide an exfoliating action to the skin, whilst also soothing inflammation and excess sebum production.
Being strict with yourself and your skincare regime will pay off in the long-run. This day-to-day selection of products for acne-prone skin takes the stress out of caring for your skin every day!
This article is intended as general information only. You should seek advice from a professional before starting any new regime or course of conduct.