We want to make sure you fully understand your treatment. Below outlines the directions, benefits, expectations, and suggestions for gentle cleansers.
Gentle cleansers are over-the-counter products that remove excess oil and dirt from the surface of your skin. Gentle cleansers are not the primary treatment for your acne, but cleansing your skin allows your medications to work more effectively.
Be sure to avoid any cleansers that contain additional acne medications (like benzoyl peroxide or salicyclic acid). Using medications not recommended by your dermatologist can lead to excessively dry and irritated skin. There are many gentle cleansers to choose from but here are a few of our favorites:
Follow these steps to avoid irritation: