When it comes to balancing blemishes, consistency is key, as is avoiding overly drying acne mainstays, such as Benzoyl Peroxide and Salicylic Acid which can cause irritation to skin. Instead, opt for gentle ingredients that protect the skin’s natural barrier for maximum recovery. This comprehensive five step routine will have you on your way to clearer skin in no time.
Keep it Clean
Everything begins with a cleanse. Cleansing removes traces of makeup, pollution and blemish causing bacteria. The antidote to surface buildup, Ocean Cleansing Mudd busts blemishes with two types of Organic Seaweeds and purifying Tea Tree and Peppermint oils. Use as your daily face wash for active blemishes or as a weekly treatment under shower steam for a deeper clean. Best of all? This cleanser fights blemishes without stripping skin of the vital moisture it needs.
AAfter cleansing, mist face with a toner. Toners prep skin to absorb the active ingredients of the other products in your routine. Sea Minerals Mist provides weightless hydration, plumps the look of skin and is loaded with nutrient-rich seaweeds for a dewy glow for all skin types. Pro tip: Stash in the fridge and spritz for an instant, anytime refresh.
Nature’s perfect hydrator
Fast track your skin’s recovery with a spot treatment. Essential Corrective Complex reduces the appearance of pores, breakouts and oily shine. A purifying blend of tea tree, white thyme and juniper deliver a non drying complex to reduce blemish-causing oils and impurities. Bonus: This potent elixir doubles as an all over facial oil to keep skin moisturized and comfortable all year long.
Problem solver for blemish-prone skin
Next up? Seal everything in with moisture. The temptation to combat breakouts by drying out skin can actually exacerbate oil production and lead to new blemishes. Blemish Balm is a lightweight moisturizer that hydrates with Jojoba oil, while twelve plant actives deeply purify skin. This gentle formula maintains a dewy complexion without clogging pores.
Minimize shine and balance hydration
Detoxifying, clay masks can boost your skincare routine when used a few times a week. Packed with feel-good ingredients like bentonite, red seaweed and nourishing glycerin, Red Algae Clarifying Mask draws out impurities and removes excess oils, without stripping.Perfect for spot treating blemishes or for an all over detox, this mask does it all – without irritating side effects.
Detoxifying mask for congested skin