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Favorites: Acne Clarifying Collection

Dear Friends and Readers,

Skin is an organ, and a big one too. No matter how we neglect, abuse and mistreat it, skin is still there to protect us from the harmful world outside. Every now and then she gets frustrated and fights back. Some people get heartburn, others get backaches. Many get pimples. I am one of the many…

Nothing horrific but my skin gets angry at me for what I feed it, how late I work and how stressed I get. On a good day my face is clear and stays like that for as long as I treat myself right. On a not so good day… I get 2 or 3 stubborn and pesky pimples.

Nothing horrific but my skin gets angry at me for what I feed it, how late I work and how stressed I get. On a good day my face is clear and stays like that for as long as I treat myself right. On a not so good day… I get 2 or 3 stubborn and pesky pimples.

Acne is the single skin problem that transcends age, race and sex (and may I also add religion and credit rating?). During the centuries we attempted to fight it in many ways but no remedy is universal. There is no “one size fits all” because the triggering event for your pimples, say stress, might be different from mine, say overly rich food.

In the long fight against acne we have 2 new allies.  I have written extensively about Clarisonic and how it has changed my routine and my skin for good. I was recently invited to meet the creator or my favorite beauty secret and to discover what he (they) have in store next. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that their efforts target acne.  Clarisonic’s new secret weapons are the Daily Clarifying Cleanser and Acne Cleansing Brush Head.

  • The Daily Clarifying Cleanser is a creamy gel/cream cleanser with 2% salicilic acid (which helps exfoliation) and entiched with vitamins and botanicals to reduce redness and leave your skin soft.  As opposed to many other salicilic acid cleanseres I am happy to report that it did not dry my skin at all and it is very pleasant to use.
  • The Acne Cleansing Brush is really fantastic.  If you have a Clarisonic Brush you know that there are different brushes for different skin types. This brush is the fluffiest of them all, does not irritate your skin and is even more delicate than the sensitive skin brush.

Clarison created this new series with men and women in mind and I can tell you that many gentlemen who have a Clarisonic are happy with the results because they no longer have to fight with ingrown facial hair.  I have used Clarisonic for 3 1/2 years and I recommend it to pretty much everyone.  I have tried the Acne solution kit and I am a believer.  If you are new to Clarisonic, the new Acne fighting MIA2 is a great deal as it contains all you need for clearer skin. If you already have a handle, you can buy the brush and cleanser separately.

Ciao!