Family health

5 products that fix adult acne

Newborn baby acne is cute. Adult acne, not so much. Don't freak out—fix it.

By Erin Finlayson


1. Natural exfoliant

Where to buy: Burt’s Bees Anti-Blemish Pore Refining Scrub, $15,>
Why: Safe for mamas-to-be

2. Classic cleanser

Where to buy: Eau Thermale Avène Cleanance Soapless Cleansing Gel, $21,>
Why: Gel cleansers remove dirt and excess oil

3. Calming serum

Where to buy: Pai Perfect Balance Blemish Serum Copaiba & Zinc, $84,>
Why: Zinc helps reduce skin’s shine.

4. Best for body breakouts

Where to buy: The Body Shop Tea Tree Body Wash, $13,>
Why: Tea tree oil is a natural disinfectant that won’t dry out skin.

5. Acne + Aging

Where to buy: Reversa Radiance Cream SPF 30, $48,>
Why: Lightens acne scars and provides SPF in one step.

A version of this article appeared in our November 2015 issue with the headline, “See spot go,” p. 28.