Banish Acne Forever
Posted on August 22 2015
Whether you get breakouts occasionally or frequently, we understanding how frustrating acne can be. To help you fight back, Mario Badescu Skin Care have compiled their best tips on how to banish acne for good.
First of all, it's important to recognise that their are different types of acne and these require different plans of attack.
Let's start with closed comedones or whiteheads, which are acne that come to the surface of the skin.
Mario Badescu suggest the following four steps to zap whiteheads quickly and effectively :
Start off by washing your face with Acne Facial Cleanser. It contains Salicylic Acid, which aids in reducing blemishes.
Use a toner to help prevent and disinfect breakouts. With a cotton ball or pad, wipe Special Cucumber Lotion over face and neck.
Apply Anti-Acne Serum in the morning to help prevent acne eruptions. It contains acne-fighting Salicylic Acid and soothing Thyme Extract.
At night, apply a warm compress on the blemish followed by spot treating with Drying Lotion; this powerful spot treatment is used (and renowned) the world over for its effectiveness.
Deep, cystic acne sits under the surface of the skin and is sometimes painful to the touch. These deep seated cystic lumps will often scar if attempts are made to pick or squeeze them.
We suggest using the Glycolic Foaming Cleanser two to three times weekly. This cleanser uses Glycolic Acid to exfoliate the skin, as it's not recommended to use a physical or granular exfoliant on erupted skin.
If necessary, try this magical combination : apply Buffering Lotion to the affected area. This fast absorbing formula penetrates deeply to nip painful cystic blemishes in the bud. Enhanced with a host of healing and anti-inflammatory ingredients like Biotin, Zinc Oxide and Vitamin B, this treatment helps to hone in on under-the-surface cystic acne. Then apply Drying Mask over the Buffering Lotion. Leave on for 5 to 10 minutes, then rinse skin, pat dry and re-apply the Buffering Lotion. Finish by applying a thin layer of Drying Cream to leave on overnight.
Our last word of advice : as tempting at it is to squeeze, it is important to resist the impulse. Squeezing pimples as one of the main causes of continued breakouts since doing so helps spread bacteria under the surface of the skin.
When you manually extract blemishes with your fingers, you can actually spread the germs that can lead to more redness and irritation (and more acne).Instead, let Mario Badescu come to the rescue with one of their super-star spot treatments, and get rid of acne for good.