A Focus on Ingredients for Acne Control

Love this amazing info about skin care.



Achieving clear skin can often seem like a challenge. Finding a balance with products that work by killing acne-causing bacteria, exfoliating dead skin cells that congest skin, remove excess oil, or decrease inflammation can often result in an initial trial and error process to find what works best for the type of acne you have. It’s important to consider whole body health, not just topical treatments, since acne can be caused by hormone imbalances, diet, stress, environment and genetics but the primary focus of this entry is all about ingredients that are great for the treatment and control of acne breakouts & inflammation.

Green Tea Extract (Camellia sinensis) – this anti-inflammatory is packed with antioxidants and studies have show that green tea can reduce acne by over 50%. Furthermore, it can cut sebum production by an astonishing 70%.

According to one study, a 2% green tea extract moisturizer was effective…

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