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A Comprehensive Guide to Using Dermatologist's Choice: Advanced Kit for Acne Breakouts

acne skincare

Dealing with acne breakouts can be frustrating, especially if you've tried various products and treatments without success. If you're an individual with glycolic acid (AHA) experience, you may already know the potential benefits of this powerful ingredient in managing acne-prone skin. In this blog post, we'll walk you through a tailored skincare routine using Dermatologist's Choice products designed to target acne breakouts and achieve a clearer, healthier complexion. We will cover the pH Balanced Cleanser, Glycolic Peel Cleansing Pads, Mild Acne Lotion, and Ultra Anti-Aging Cream to help you effectively manage your acne-prone skin.

  • 1. pH Balanced Cleanser: The Foundation of Your Skincare Routine

Every effective skincare routine starts with proper cleansing, and the Dermatologist's Choice pH Balanced Cleanser is a great place to begin. Here's how to use it:

  • Wet your face with lukewarm water.
  • Apply a small amount of the cleanser to your fingertips and gently massage it onto your face in circular motions.
  • Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water and pat your face dry with a clean towel.
  • Use this cleanser twice daily, morning and night, to remove impurities, excess oil, and makeup.

The pH Balanced Cleanser helps maintain the skin's natural pH levels while thoroughly cleansing, providing a clean canvas for the next steps in your routine.

  • 2. Glycolic Peel Cleansing Pads: Toning and Exfoliating

Toning and exfoliating are essential steps in any acne-fighting skincare routine. The Glycolic Peel Cleansing Pads are designed to refine the skin's texture, unclog pores, and promote a brighter complexion. Here's how to use them:

  • After cleansing, take one pad and gently swipe it across your face, avoiding the eye area.
  • Allow the solution to dry on your skin for a few minutes.
  • Use these pads in the evening, 2-3 times a week, gradually increasing the frequency as your skin becomes accustomed to glycolic acid.

The Glycolic Peel Cleansing Pads not only exfoliate but also help your skin absorb subsequent products more effectively, maximizing their benefits.

3. Mild Acne Lotion: Affected Area Treatment

To address stubborn acne breakouts, you'll want a treatment for affected areas like the Dermatologist's Choice Mild Acne Lotion. Here's how to incorporate it into your routine:

  • After cleansing and toning (with the Glycolic Peel Cleansing Pads), apply a small amount of the Mild Acne Lotion directly onto the affected areas.
  • Gently massage the lotion into your skin using your fingertips.
  • Apply in the morning as a part of your daily routine.

The Mild Acne Lotion contains acne-fighting ingredients like benzoyl peroxide to help reduce the size and redness of acne blemishes while preventing new ones from forming.

Derm Tip Advanced Optional: For targeted spot treatment, use TCA Advanced Peel Solution on pimples.  

  • 4. Ultra Anti-Aging Cream: Healing and Repair

After treating your acne-prone skin, it's crucial to focus on healing and repair. The Dermatologist's Choice Ultra Anti-Aging Cream is perfect for this purpose. Here's how to use it:

  • Cleanse your skin with the pH Balanced Cleanser.
  • Apply a generous amount of the Ultra Anti-Aging Cream to your entire face and neck.
  • Use this cream once daily, in the evening, to promote healing and exfoliation.

The Ultra Anti-Aging Cream contains moisturizing ingredients promote the repair of acne-related damage, leaving your skin looking smoother and more radiant.

Optional Additional Tips: Deep Cleansing Facial Mask can be used before the nightly treatment 1-3x per week.

Managing acne breakouts can be challenging, but with the right skincare routine and the Dermatologist's Choice products, you can take control of your skin's health. Remember to be consistent with your routine, introduce new products gradually, and always wear sunscreen during the day to protect your skin. With patience and dedication, you'll be on your way to achieving a clearer, healthier complexion.

Start incorporating these active products into your skincare routine with the Dermatologist tested and founded skincare kit below. 

Acne: Advanced Set

Acne: Advanced Set




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