Cleansing for Acne

Cleansing products for acne and how to choose.

Cleansing for Acne


As if we all haven’t been there?! ACNE!  Argghhhh! What’s even worse? How overwhelming it can be when it comes to choosing a cleanser that is right for you. It’s important to develop a daily ritual when taking care of your skin especially when acne rears its ugly head. Not sure where to start? Consult with one of our Dermatologists for assistance in developing a regimen that is right for you.

When choosing a cleanser for acne you want to be aware of the ingredients in the cleanser you are using which will help give you good insight as to whether it will be effective for your skin. More often than not using an improper cleanser for your skin type or in combination with acne medication can lead to excessive drying, peeling, and further acne symptoms with no end in sight. It’s important to be aware of your skin type in order to move forward with choosing the cleanser that is right for you. Be sure to check out our blog on Different Skin Types and How to Care for Them to gain a little more insight to the type of skin you may have.

Here are a few of our top recommended facial cleansers.

Virtual Acne MD is a mild cleanser created for sensitive skin.  It is currently offered with our monthly subscription free of charge. It consists of lightweight all natural ingredients and promotes a simple approach to skin care leaving your skin feeling fresh clean and revitalized.

CeraVe offers a great selection of mild cleansers. When combining a cleanser with an acne treatment routine it’s important to choose a cleanser that is mild that doesn’t include Benzoyl Peroxide or Salicylic Acid unless otherwise noted by a dermatologist. If you visit their website be sure to use the form that will fit the right cleanser to your skin based off a series of questions.

Neova is a simple and gentle light weight cleanser that helps to remove the skins impurities while maintaining the key components to keeping your skin moisturized. They offer several types of cleansers suitable for any goal or skin type.

While the right skin cleanser depends on your skin and your current regimens the ones above are a good stepping stone to finding a cleanser that is right for you. And don’t forget that with any good regimen you want to include a solid moisturizer especially due to the drying effects of acne medication. Interested in getting a regimen developed by a board certified Dermatologist just for you? Visit us at WWW.VIRTUALACNE.COM to start a virtual consult with us today!

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