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Pesky pimples can destroy your dazzling diva style. Nothing paves the way for a fashion flop quite like the onerous eruption of an acne pustule. Aveeno offers a line of skincare products designed to help halt zits in their tracks. As part of your regular cleansing routine, the Aveeno Clear Complexion bar may help reduce the appearance and severity of beauty-busting blemishes.
Zap Your Zits
Correct cleansing is a major factor in controlling complexion woes. Acne occurs when debris collects in and clogs hair follicles and oil glands, leaving your face and other oily areas spotty and speckled. Washing twice each day with an acne product can help remove the excess oil and dead skin cells that lead to clogged pores and pimply pustules. Slathering your skin with oily products can increase the likelihood of lesions, while oil-free cleansers can help clear your complexion.
Clear Complexion Bar
The Aveeno Clear Complexion product line includes a daily moisturizer, cleansing pads and a bar that resembles soap. This acne bar from Aveeno contains no soap, oils or allergenic ingredients. The cleansing bar contains a blend of ingredients including soy and salicylic acid. Aveeno says that the salicylic acid in this bar helps dry up excess oil, while the soothing soy de-stresses your skin and evens out texture and tone.
Using Aveeno to Axe Acne
Cover your sexy skin with a little lather from the Aveeno bar once in the morning and again before heading to bed. Work up a luscious lather with your fingertips, rather than using a rough washcloth or scrubbing sponge. Although zits may make you want to sand off your snarky skin, rough scrubbing can irritate your skin and cause excessive dryness that stifles your sizzle. Aveeno recommends following up with a few dabs of moisturizer.
Like many good things in life, too much of this product can backfire on your beauty. Using the Aveeno bar more frequently than twice each day probably won’t help your misbehaving skin, although it can irritate and anger your acne-prone complexion. Although over-the-counter products can help polish over mild problems, severe acne requires a proper medical diagnosis and treatment. Talk to your doctor if your problem pimples fail to respond to nonprescription acne treatments.