Putting on a DIY mask
For Laura, her ordeal started when she was in secondary school. “I was breaking out so much on my forehead; my skin was so bad,” she says. To help with her situation, Laura bought different kinds of pimple creams and tried different kinds of facials. But the weirdest thing she did to address acne was with oats and honey mask. While she did see some improvement, DIY procedures always carry a risk. She has since focused on tried-and-tested products.
“I’ve been using the Acnes Powder Lotion
, and I’m liking it,” Laura says. “It helps absorb excess oil from my face and unclogs my pores.” The product also contains anti-acne ingredients that help fight acne bacteria and Aloe Vera Extract that moisturises the skin. With Vitamin C, it lightens acne scars and with more than 95 per cent purity Centella Asiatica (CICA) extract, it helps in repairing and soothing blemishes.
Using way too much concealer
“I started getting acne during puberty. But now that I’m an adult, I still get acne from time to time, especially when I am stressed out or when my period is coming,” Stephanie shares. “Having breakouts on my face affects my confidence,” she adds. “So out of frustration, I once tried to conceal my spots with makeup and ended up worsening the problem.”
Stephanie shares that what she did was only a temporary solution, she has since looked for a way to help her tackle her acne concerns. “With Acnes Sealing Jell
, I see an improvement in my acne in just three days after use. I just put it on my pimples and they dry up quite fast,” she says. The product has a gentle formula that consists of 2 per cent sulphur and Salicylic Acid that fights acne bacteria and reduces excessive sebum production. It also has vitamin E, Licorice Extract and Seaweed Extract that soothe redness and help retain skin’s moisture. Packed with more than 95 per cent high purity Centella Asiatica (CICA), it reduces inflammation and heals acne wounds.