Almost everyone faces acne every now and then. To prevent and treat acne we have to use skin care products that do not clog up the pores and fight acne at the same time. However, even after taking proper care of the skin, it tends to break out. At times, these breakouts are because of travelling, stress or hormonal changes and you have to spot treat them. It is quite hard to figure out which product can help you with preventing breakouts or treating acne. Thus, here I am with a list of 15 best acne-fighting products, comprising of cleansers, moisturizers and spot treatments. So, let’s get into the details.
Aveeno Clear Complexion Foaming Cleanser
Cleansers keep the skin clean and fresh, which is quite necessary to prevent bacterial infestation. This mild foaming cleanser is perfect for acne-prone and sensitive skin. It cleanses the skin thoroughly and prevents clogged pores. Aveeno clear complexion foaming cleanser is formulated with salicylic acid to treat blemishes and prevent acne breakouts. Moreover, it improves the complexion and makes skin softer. This foaming cleanser comes in a pump dispenser form and has a mild and refreshing fragrance.
Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Wash
Neutrogena oil-free acne wash is formulated with salicylic acid which prevents breakouts and treats them as well. It cleanses the skin properly without leaving any dirt or oil behind. This acne wash comes with a pump dispenser and is formulated with skin-soothing ingredients. It does not dry out the skin, hence is perfect for all skin types.
Sebamed Clear Face Cleansing Foam
This cleansing foam from Sebamed is my all-time favourite. I have repurchased it so many times that I have lost count. This cleansing foam effectively cleanses the skin without drying it out. It makes the skin soft, smooth and clear. Sebamed clear face cleansing foam comes in a pump dispenser bottle and is formulated to balance the skin’s pH.
Biore Baking Soda Cleansing Scrub
Sometimes, acne is the result of clogged pores due to the accumulation of dead cells. Thus, exfoliation is quite important to keep the pores unclogged and prevent breakouts. Nose strips from Biore are quite popular and so is this baking soda cleansing scrub. It deeply cleanses the pores, leaving skin squeaky clean and fresh. The scrub is quite mild and suitable for all skin types.
Yes To Tomatoes Clear Skin Acne Daily Pore Scrub
This scrub is formulated with salicylic acid, which is the solution to all your acne-related problems. The scrub is quite mild and does not dry out the skin. It cleanses the skin deeply, removes dirt and dries up the acne. With regular usage, you can notice fading of blemishes as well. Moreover, it soothes the skin and reduces redness as well.
Burt’s Bees Garden Tomato Toner
This is an alcohol-based toner and has a perfect blend of tomato, cucumber and parsley extracts. It helps in controlling excess sebum production, which makes it perfect for oily skin. Moreover, it reduces the occurrence of acne and breakouts. The natural AHAs present in the toner refine the skin.
La Roche Posay Effaclar Astringent Lotion
This astringent lotion not only treats acne but also reduces the appearance of blemishes. Along with deeply cleansing the pores and taking care of acne and blemishes, it makes the skin softer and healthier.
La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo
It is a lightweight gel-cream that helps in treating acne at a faster pace. It cleanses the pores and makes skin look clearer and healthier. With regular usage, this acne treatment reduces the occurrence of acne and fades their scars. Moreover, it works perfectly as a makeup base as well.
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
If you get breakouts every now and then, definitely try this one. It is quite effective in clearing up full-blown acne as well. You just have to apply the pink sediment over the breakouts and you are done. It is formulated with salicylic acid and calamine and does not irritate the skin.
Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Eliminating Spot Gel
This acne eliminating spot gel is formulated with salicylic acid that accelerates the healing process. If you have an emerging breakout, then it can take care of that as well. The product is easy to use and does not irritate the skin. However, it could be drying, so a moisturizer is definitely recommended.
Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel
This product can be used on entire face or to spot treat acne, it depends on you. The formula of clinical clearing gel treats the stubborn acne at a faster pace. It is easy to use and does not irritate the skin. Moreover, the clear formula of this gel helps you wear it under makeup also.
Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion
Even the oily skin needs moisturisation. If you are looking for a moisturizer that nourishes your oily skin without clogging up the pores, then give Cetaphil moisturizing lotion a shot. It is a lightweight lotion that prevents the moisture loss from the skin. Moreover, it is fragrance-free and balances the skin’s pH.
The Body Shop Tea Tree Mattifying Lotion
This lotion balances oil production to keep the skin shine-free. The formula of this lotion does not clog pores or irritate the skin. The mattifying lotion has a refreshing fragrance and works perfectly as a makeup base.
Innisfree Super Volcanic Clay Mousse Mask
This clay mousse mask from Innisfree is an exfoliating and refining mask. It is formulated with AHA, BHA and fine scrub to cleanse the skin deeply and prevent the pores from getting clogged. The face mask is lightweight and easy to use. Moreover, it controls excess sebum and reduces the appearance of whiteheads, blackhead and visible pores.
L’Oreal Paris Pure Clay Purify and Mattify Mask
This clay mask from L’Oreal Paris has a pretty pastel green colour and a refreshing fragrance. Unlike other clay masks, this one is easy to spread and easy to rinse. It effectively cleanses the pores and prevents them from clogging. Moreover, it mattifies and purifies the skin, making it softer, smoother and glowing.