What is Acne?

Acne can cause painful and unsightly breakouts on the face, chest, back and even arms. When it’s left untreated, acne can lead to diminished self-esteem and scarring.

The main causes of acne include clogged pores, bacteria, excess oil production and dead skin. Other factors, such as hormones, diet, stress and certain medications, such as corticosteroids, androgens, birth control pills and lithium, can also worsen acne.

Acne usually begins in the teenage years and disappears after eight to ten years, In some cases, it can persist until the 30s and even 40s.

TREATMENT

Most treatments contain benzyl peroxide (Bleach). This is why hair will bleach to an orange colour when in contact with most Acne creams. They are a cheap and inexpensive way to treat acne and kill off bacteria. It’s important to know that harsh chemicals can cause further irritation — exacerbating the problem. We believe natural ingredients for acne are best!

Our 200ml Lemon Myrtle body lotion’s first ingredient is Aloe Vera, not water like most products. This product is a concentrate. Then blended with our signature Botanical Jali which is a natural antiseptic and anti-bacterial. Lemon Myrtle naturally contains antiseptic & deodorant constituents. Topically applied it will assist in balancing oily skin, shrink pores and acne.