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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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Removes dirt, debris, makeup and excess oil with 2% Salicylic Acid.
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A decongesting cleansing gel recommended for oily or problematic skin.
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8 oz | SK070
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A pure facial wash that leaves skin clear and refined, without over-drying.
$22.00
6.5oz | BC021
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Specifically formulated for acne-prone skin.
$34.00
5oz | SK043
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Get ready to take your first step toward clear skin!
$12.00
6 oz | PN009
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This acne spot treatment reduces the severity of acne blemishes and may be used during pregnancy.
$17.00
0.5oz | BC046
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This cleanser helps to clear and prevent acne blemishes.
$27.00
6 oz | CS073
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This gentle and effective spot treatment clears existing acne while reducing oil production.
$44.00
1 oz | PH048
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Banish body breakouts with this powerful, patented body wash.
$40.00
8.5 oz | MR010
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Purify and clarify with this antibacterial deep pore cleansing gel.
$28.00
6.75 oz | MR008
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A blemish-control cleanser with 5% Benzoyl Peroxide.
$36.00
7 oz | PH056
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This gel cleanser eliminates excess oil while tightening pores.
$15.00
6.76 oz | LP063
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