Skinceuticals Blemish plus Age Defense Acne Treatment
• Inhibits excess sebum production and reduces acne causing bacteria, p acnes
• Prevents hyperpigmentation caused by inflammation or UV exposure
• Decongests clogged pores
• Diminishes surface indicators of age
Description of Blemish Plus Age Defense Acne Treatment:
A targeted, oil-free approach to treat adult acne and signs of aging. This first-to-market acid blend combines 2% Dioic Acid with an optimal Alpha- and Beta-Hydroxy Acid formulation.
• Reduces excess sebum production.
• Reduces the P.Acne bacteria.
• Reduces blotchiness, blemishes, and evens skin tone.
• Decongests clogged pores.
• Diminishes the surface indicators of age.
In a Dermatologist-controlled 8-week study of 50 multi- ethnic subjects ages 25-50, Blemish + Age Defense reduced sebum production by 39% and improved fine lines by 28% in only 4 weeks.
- Dioic acid: Naturally derived vegetable acid reduces sebum production, the P.Acne bacteria, and prevents discoloration caused by inflammation or UV exposure.
- LHA: A Lipo-Hydroxy Acid exfoliates, decongests clogged pores, refines the skin’s surface and has an anti-inflammatory effect.
- Salicylic Acid: Is a Beta-Hydroxy Acid that refines the pores and reduces acne.
- Glycolic Acid: An AHA that eliminates dead skin cell buildup and improves hydration.
- Citric Acids: An AHA that accelerates exfoliation and reduces the appearance of signs of aging.