The answer may lie in the very products you use daily to ensure your complexion remains radiant and clear. Unbeknownst to many consumers there are acne-causing ingredients lurking in their favorite cleansers, serums, and moisturizers. To ensure that you are staying skin-smart, I have compiled a list of pore-clogging ingredients in alphabetical order.
If any of the below ingredients are listed in the first seven on the ingredient list of a product, it may be causing your acne.
If you have checked your products for these ingredients and are still having trouble figuring out why you are breaking out, do not hesitate to send me a message via the “Ask the Doctor” submission form!
Acetylated lanolin alcohol
D&C red #30
Shark liver oil
Stearic acid: TEA
Wheat germ glyceride
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