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The Best Gentle Acne Treatments For Sensitive Skin

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* Having sensitive skin doesn’t mean you can’t fight your acne
* These acne-fighting treatments are easy on sensitive skin
* Options include face masks, creams, moisturizers and gels

Sensitive skin can often feel like a constricting condition that excludes you from putting anything with active ingredients on it – especially if you are also prone to acne or even just the occasional breakout.

Luckily, with the recent progress made in understanding sensitive skin better, the range of less irritating (but still effective) skin care products is increasing. This is especially true when it comes to acne fighting treatments. We’ve put together a list of 5 effective acne treatments for people with sensitive skin. From face masks and creams to gels and a cleaning moisturizer, this skin care miracles will help you achieve spot-free skin without irritation and redness.

1. TreeActiv Acne Eliminating Face Cream

The TreeActiv Face Cream is full of ingredients that moisturize, soften, cleanse and keep your skin clear without over-drying it. Included oils like tea tree, grapeseed and jojoba work to balance your skin’s surface oils and ensure skin water levels are in check. In addition, the mix of peppermint and spearmint water help to tame blemishes and keep the skin thoroughly moisturized.

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2. PCA Skin Acne Cream/Gel

Say goodbye to blemishes and dryness with the gentle, yet effective PCA Skin Acne Cream. The twice daily cream contains benzoyl peroxide, a fast-acting medication that lessens blemishes and soothes facial inflammation. This gel also contains Gluconolactone to prevent your skin from becoming dry and irritated.

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3. Acne.org Moisturizer With Licochalcone

Keep your hands in tip top condition with the non-irritating Acne.org Moisturizer. By hydrating, soothing and moisturizing your skin every time you use it, you’ll notice a big difference in no time. Plus, this moisturizer is both dye and fragrance-free, so once it’s rubbed in, you’ll forget it was ever there. The active ingredients in the moisturizer include licochalcone and licorice root, which fight acne breakouts to leave your skin clean and smooth. As an added bonus, the large size of the dispenser provides a 4-month supply of moisturizer.

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4. La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo Dual Action Acne Treatment

With numerous beauty product awards, you can rest assured this La Roche-Posay treatment is going to help your skin in the fight against acne. In fact, according to the brand, you can start to see results in as little as 3 days. The oil, fragrance and paraben-free formula can be used on a daily basis to keep your acne at bay. Plus, the treatment features a dual-action formula with both benzoyl peroxide and micro-exfoliating LHA, which work to penetrate and clean pores, leaving you free from white and blackheads.

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5. Algenist Alive Prebiotic Balancing Mask

If you’re searching for a way to transform your skin from dull to radiant, the Algenist Alive Mask is a great choice. The mask’s formula includes a mix of bacteria-balancing probiotics, prebiotics and the brand’s patented anti-aging ingredient, Alguronic Acid. This transformative mask will clear your skin and provide the glowing look you’re after. In addition to helping restore a proper balance the skin’s natural bacteria levels (and thus keeping breakouts at bay), this mask can also prevent the negative effects of pollution on your skin and stall the appearance of aging.

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