Natural Acne Solutions Maximum Strength Spot Treatment Cream
This is an intriguing anti-acne product to consider! The lightweight cream contains a good blend of anti-inflammatory plant extracts and its only potentially problematic ingredient is a tiny amount of witch hazel extract. The helpful, redness-reducing ingredients are in abundance, though it’s a shame this contains fragrance and a couple of fragrance ingredients known to be irritating.
Although this is now medicated with 2% salicylic acid, the pH of this product prevents this anti-acne ingredient from exfoliationg. At the very least its anti-inflammatory action should help fade red marks and provide a slight antibacterial punch.
Go from blemish to beautiful with this maximum strength spot treatment cream. Dermatologist-tested and clinically proven to help reduce and improve the appearance of blemishes without irritating your skin.
Weaknesses: Many products have potent fragranced formulas; several formulas packaged in jars, which compromises their ingredients.
With humble beginnings in the town of Bangor, Maine, Burt's Bees is a brand focused on natural-themed, earth-friendly skincare. Unfortunately, in many cases, this also translates to less than beneficial formulas as not all of the natural ingredients used are helpful for skin.
Many of the plant extracts and oils used in these products, including orange oil, cinnamon oil, clove oil, lemon oil, eucalyptus oil, pine tar, alcohol, lime oil, and balsam peru, are problematic for skin and present a significant risk of irritation or a sensitizing reaction. Both the intriguing philosophy and inexpensive products are attractive, but it takes more than that to establish reliable products that are good for skin. Its also important to consider the potential benefit (or potential harm) of the ingredients used.
There are some formulas to consider among the brands offerings, but some to be wary of, see our individual reviews on Burt's Bees products for more details.
For more information about Burt's Bees, call 1-800-849-7112 or visit www.burtsbees.com.
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