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Cystic Acne

What is Cystic Acne?

Cystic acne is the most serious of acne conditions as it can easily lead to scarring. Large, red, inflammed, and painful nodules form deep in the skin where the inflammatory response is so great that it breaks the wall of the pore and a membrane forms around it leading to a cyst.

Treatments

Twice-daily cleansing with an oil-free cleanser helps to remove excess oil and bacteria. Helpful ingredients include salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and antibiotics. In extreme cases physicians may prescribe an oral form of retinoid. Always check with your dermatologist.

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All about Cystic Acne

Acne is a common skin problem and one that can be disfiguring. It’s most common in adolescents and teens, but adults can get it too. In some cases, the bumps and papules that are so common with this skin problem become inflamed, leading to a diagnosis of cystic acne, the most serious form of the disease and the one that’s most likely to lead to scarring.

What Causes It?

As the name implies, people with cystic acne don’t just have blackheads and red bumps. They also develop cysts that can become quite large and painful and be felt as tender, swollen nodules on the surface of the skin. Needless to say, these tender inflamed nodules that fill with puss are uncomfortable and embarrassing from a cosmetic standpoint.

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Treats dark spots and improves skin's radiance with a highly effective 3-step process.
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Blemish Dots flood skin with a continuous flow of advanced blemish-fighting ingredients for fast and effective breakout relief within hours.
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4 ct | SI051
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A 10% aromatic sulfur mask to clarify and prevent new blemishes.
$48.00
2.3 oz | QB002
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A lightweight, mattifying serum that treats existing breakouts and helps prevent future blemishes.
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1 oz | QB003
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A refreshing toner to remove surface residue, excess oil and promote cell turnover.
$39.00
6 oz | QB005
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Blemish banishing acne treatment conveniently packaged in individually-wrapped, pre-treated swabs.
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30 ct | KS088
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A lightweight gel that glides on effortlessly, prepping skin for a beautifully smooth makeup application.
$24.00
1 oz | BE993
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An oil-free acne cleanser formulated to treat existing blemishes and help prevent future breakouts.
$20.00
4.2 oz | BE967
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A unique gel cream oil-free moisturizer leaves skin feeling noticeably soft, with renewed resilience and vibrancy.
$32.00
1.7 oz | BE972
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A weekly treatment cleanser to rescue oily skin from build up and pollutants.
$49.00
3 oz | UC016
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A lightweight gel packed to provide a shine-free complexion and reduce the appearance of pores and acne scars.
$48.00
0.5 oz | UC023
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A nourishing 100% botanical complex to restore skin's natural moisture level.
$42.00
0.5 oz | UC017
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