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3 of the best acne-fighting tips we learned from dermatologists in 2021

When it comes to oily skin and breakouts, your first instinct may be to keep your face as dry as possible, but that can actually cause more acne, dermatologists told Insider.

To get rid of pimples and reduce acne, work on balancing your skin’s oil production. Acne-fighting ingredients like salicylic acid, gentle cleansers, and proper moisturizer can help.

Gentle cleansers that leave your skin soft do more than abrasive soaps that leave your skin ‘squeaky’

Acne-fighting ingredients like salicylic acid and retinol can reduce inflammation and acne

If you’re looking to add retinol into your routine, it’s important to start slow, as they can initially cause irritation and dryness, Dr. Jeriel Weitz, a dermatologist for Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York City, told Insider.

“Be sure to only use a pea sized amount for your entire face and follow the retinoid with a good moisturizer,” Weitz said.



Source : Insider – 3 of the best acne-fighting tips we learned from dermatologists in 2021 Edited By, Canela López

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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