Skin Care and Treatments of Melbourne Dermatology - Propensity for Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) to Stimulate Acne

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Propensity for Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) to Stimulate Acne

Since the addition of ferulic acid to the Skinceuticals Vitamin C Serum formulas, the propensity for the 15% and 20% concentrations to stimulate breakout in very oily skin appears to have been greatly reduced, even where glycolic, salicylic acid or proteolytic enzymes aren't used at the same time.

Where the Skinceuticals Evening Pure Retinol 1% is used, the likelihood that use of Skinceuticals Serum 20 AOX+ will lead to breakout is virtually nil.

Adding a sunscreen to the mix, the combination has emerged as a superior way to treat acne without prescription, while also helping to reverse existing, and prevent future, skin aging.

Boutique skin care companies offer separate and ever-expanding lines of products for oily/acne-prone and mature skin, as if one category or concern obliterating the other were a fait accompli.

Recent Visia results help compare the Jan Marini and Skinceuticals Retinol.

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