The truth about why most acne products fail…plus, why the mainstream skin care industry DOESN’T want you looking too close at their ingredient labels
Have you ever stood in the skin care aisle of Target or CVS and wondered to yourself:
Why don’t any of these acne products actually WORK?
You’ve tried at least 2 or 3 of the popular face washes. You’ve used a couple toners. You’ve bought the acne cream, the gel, and the medicated face pads.
Each time you try a new product, you go home with a glimmer of hope that maybe this time things will be different. Maybe the product you bought today will—fingers crossed—actually work.
Yet time and time again, you’re disappointed. Maybe your face clears up for a little while…but before you know it, your acne is back in full force.
If this story feels familiar, don’t feel bad. You’re not alone.
It’s SHOCKING just how many people have had this exact same experience of being unable to clear up their acne, no matter how many different tubes, bottles, and jars of product they’ve tried.
I know how it feels, too. Because I’ve been in your shoes.
Believe me when I say I’ve tried it all. From the age of 13 to almost 30, I tried every product under the sun to get rid of my acne:
OTC products like Clean & Clear, Neutrogena, Proactiv, Rodan & Fields, Murad, Paula's Choice…heck, it’s probably easier to list the products I DIDN’T use at least once…
Countless prescription creams, gels, peels, & anything else my dermatologist thought might help…
Multiple brands of make-up that promised to make my imperfections disappear (but only clogged my pores even more)…
Natural remedies and DIY oatmeal masks, yogurt spot treatments, and tea tree oil…
“Healthy” diets that promised to clear up my acne—but only left me craving a pizza instead…
None of it worked.
Every time I tried a new product, only to have my acne come roaring back worse than ever, I felt a little more depressed…a little more hopeless…a little closer to giving up than before.
If you’re feeling that way, it’s OK. I understand exactly where you’re coming from, because I’ve been there.
Now, I’ve got good news. There is a solution for your hard-to-clear acne.
But you’re not going to find it in any Target, Walmart, or Walgreens.
To understand how to finally clear up your acne for good, the first thing you need to understand is the fact that…
If you’re like me, you might have started wondering what the heck is going on with all these acne products.
Why does it seem like NOTHING WORKS?
Shouldn’t there be at least one product that actually does what it claimed to do?
I mean…we’ve put men on the moon and supercomputers in our pockets. But we can’t clear up a little acne?!
Years ago, I started taking a closer look at all these acne products in the skin care aisle. I wanted to understand what ingredients these ineffective products were using.
And you know what I discovered?
Every single product in the “acne” section has the same 1 or 2 active ingredients.
Go ahead and take a look the next time you’re at a pharmacy. Check the back of the products, and look for the “Active Ingredient” on the label.
(The active ingredient is the actual “acne-fighting” ingredient that’s approved by the FDA for the treatment of acne.)
You'll come to the same conclusion I did: all of these products contain either A) salicylic acid, or B) benzoyl peroxide.
Now, the issue is not with these ingredients on their own. After all, they are proven to work on acne, right?
Absolutely - when there's enough of them in the formula, and when the proportions are correct so that it doesn't just dry your skin out, but also heals it.
To put it short, most of these products are either:
- a nuclear option that doesn't address skin health: kill all bacteria, hope your skin survives the onslaught of Sahara-levels of drought, and heals without any help;
- or an ineffective option with so little of the active ingredient added that you may as well ask your acne nicely to go away, as it's probably going to be just as useful.
And that's not even the worst bit!
The 2 ingredients you’ll find in 99.99% of acne products do tout some benefits. But only to a certain extent.
The one thing they can do effectively is to help kill some of the “bad bacteria” that causes acne.
But these are also harsh, drying ingredients that cause 2 significant side-effects:
They dry out your skin and leave you looking like a prime candidate for a “Head & Shoulders” commercial.
They kill the good bacteria as well as the bad, leaving your skin more susceptible to future breakouts.
So, your best case scenario is making your skin feel tight and sport white flakes, and your worst case scenario is the very thing you've tried to work against - more acne. Surely, there's a better way?
There are 3 main causes that contribute to acne formation:
Sebum (oil produced by your skin)
Dead skin cells
In a nutshell, what happens is that your pores get blocked by either dead skin cells, excess sebum, or both.
Once that happens, sebum and bacteria build up inside the pore. (That’s the gross white stuff.) That bacteria can lead to inflammation or even an infection, which can cause a breakout involving several zits in close proximity.
As I mentioned, most acne products try to kill the bacteria…but don’t do anything to help address the other 2 causes of acne. That’s why they’re so ineffective—they only address 1 out of 3 total causes!
(Plus, most acne products dry out your skin…which causes your body to overcompensate and produce more sebum, which leads right back to more acne.)
If you want to clear up your acne for good, then you have to address all 3 of the causes of acne by getting rid of the bacteria, exfoliating dead skin cells to keep your pores clear, and reducing your natural oil production.
It’s only when all 3 causes are brought into balance that you can achieve what you really want: clear, acne-free skin that lasts.
I spent YEARS looking for that perfect acne product—one that would address all 3 causes of acne, without wreaking havoc on my life through nasty side-effects.
I’m sorry to say I never found it.
But that doesn’t mean I gave up. Instead, I did the only thing I could do: I went out and CREATED the acne skin care system I needed to finally, finally achieve the clear, glowing skin I’ve wanted for so long.
And with that, the MATH Scientific Anti-acne routine was born.
This daily routine set is the only thing that has ever worked for me. The only thing that has gotten rid of my acne, and kept it away, without drying out my skin.
MATH Scientific products will balance your sebum levels, eliminate the bad bacteria, and gently exfoliate to prevent clogged pores. In addition, they’re also formulated to moisturize, detoxify, and nourish your skin with powerful active ingredients your skin needs to thrive.
I’ve never looked—or felt—better than I do now, with the help of MATH Scientific. And if you take time to read through our thousands of 5-star reviews, you’ll quickly realize that the same thing is true for tens of thousands of women around the world.
If you’re interested in finding out which MATH Scientific acne skin care products are the best place to get started, there’s only one thing I recommend for you:
It contains all most effective acne products that work together synergistically to balance oil production, exfoliate dead skin cells, banish bad bacteria, and reveal the clear, glowing skin you’ve always wanted.
Everything is balanced for oily, dry, and combination skin types. (Wondering how that’s possible? In a nutshell, the natural active ingredients in each formula helps balance out oily skin and moisturize dry skin, keeping your complexion right in that happy medium.)
We use only the highest quality, scientifically proven active ingredients.
All our products are paraben-free, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
Proudly made, tested and patented in Europe.
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The radiant, acne-free skin you’ve always wanted is within reach. All you need is the MATH Scientific Anti-acne skin routine. Grab yours now and say goodbye to those infuriating breakouts…for good!