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to help target the root causes of breakouts by giving your skin exactly what it needs, where it needs it most.” Phase 1 – ‘Clean’ centres on eliminating excess oil and congestion. Sebu-Wash Gel Cleanser is a foaming face wash that assists in washing away dirt and excess surface oil, leaving the skin refreshed and clean. For toning, the Sebu-Tone Clarifier contains clarifying exfoliators and sebum regulating ingredients to remove the build-up of dead skin cells and minimise the appearance of an oily shine. The Clarity+ Range Phase 2 – ‘Control’ prevents the formation of conspicuous spots. Sebu-Lac Lotion, a non-oily lotion containing a special combination of exfoliators and moisturisers, helps combat the signs of breakouts and assists in improving skin texture. Environ’s Sebu-ACE Oil is a nonoily oil that has been scientifically formulated with botanicals and vitamins to prevent the formation of breakouts by providing skin with a daily dose of essential vitamins. A targeted spot treatment, Sebu-Spot Blemish Gel has been specially created to help minimise the appearance of visible spots and breakouts. Phase 3 of the Clarity+ Range is ‘Clear’ and is focused on reducing the appearance of confidencecrushing breakouts. SebuClear Masque – combination of exfoliating aids – helps to clear the appearance of existing breakouts. In the clinical trials run by the Environ Skincare Institute, 100% of the trialists said they would recommend the Clarity+ Range because they felt their breakouts had been successfully treated. Key to the range’s success is the combined daily use of Sebu-Lac Lotion and Sebu-ACE Oil and the addition of Sebu-Clear Masque every second day.

Vitamin A Propionate as it is not as harsh as Retin-A, which is mostly prescribed by dermatologists and doctors. Says Ursula Volbrecht of DermaFix: “Acne is a different condition to simply having an oily skin, which with the correct ingredients such as Mandelic Acid (AHA) found within a variety of DermaFix Cosmeceutical Skin Care

“An effective cleansing routine, including toning, helps to rid the skin of superficial oily dirt and debris that may lead to clogged pores. Thorough cleansing furthermore facilitates effective absorption of products applied onto the skin after the cleansing step. We recommend the use of MD Prescriptives Mandelic Cleanser and MD Prescriptives Mandelic Toner AHA’s for the antibacterial properties and sebum regulation benefits. “Exfoliation encourages the liftoff of redundant skin cells, thereby decreasing the chance of forming a comedogenic plug on the surface of the skin. DermaFix DermaPolish + Activated Charcoal provides mild enzymatic exfoliation, working

Products, can be resolved with routine care.

to remove redundant skin cell build-up without aggravating an inflamed skin. The addition of activated charcoal assists to adsorb impurities from the skin whilst helping to clear blocked pores.” DermaFix Cosmeceutical Skin Care furthermore offers a variety of topical correctives helping to improve an acne skin as follows: DermaFix DermaBright a Mandelic AHA (skin resurfacing); DermaFix Vitamin B Cream (moisturise and balance the skin); and MD Prescriptives Acne Solutions (antiseptic, antibacterial and antioxidant benefits). >

This disease results in the formation of inflamed elevations (papules, pustules, nodules, and cysts), comedones (blackheads and whiteheads) and scars on the skin.

Prescribed skincare DermaFix Cosmeceutical Skin Care makes use of the popular active ingredient Vitamin A Propionate within the MD Prescriptives online @

Treating Acne


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