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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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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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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 lightweight gel that glides on effortlessly, prepping skin for a beautifully smooth makeup application.
$24.00
1 oz | BE993
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Fights body acne fast and prevents new breakouts from forming.
$23.00
4 oz | PN072
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A calming yet purifying sheet mask to help clear blemished skin.
$12.00
1 ct | WE032
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A fast acting spot treatment that reduces acne-causing bacteria and helps reduce pimple severity.
$18.00
0.5 oz | MR206
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A fast-acting, medical grade and dermatologist recommended 3-in-1 Benzoyl Peroxide 5% acne treatment.
$19.95
2 oz | KW001
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Effaclar Clarifying Solution gently exfoliates to clear clogged pores and smooth skin texture.
$15.00
6.76 oz | LP116
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Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser thoroughly cleanses skin, removing excess oil and impurities.
$15.00
6.76 oz | LP117
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Rapidly clear and soothe the discomfort of bothersome blemishes.
$19.00
0.5 oz | PY1243
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Helps to exfoliate dead skin cells and unclogs pores.
$24.00
4 oz | DV054
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A fast-acting, on-the-spot treatment that helps to clear up pimples and significantly reduce redness.
$24.00
1 oz | KS018
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