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How to Get Rid of Cystic Acne

Cystic Acne is the most visible of all the acne types. Seen most in adolescent boys, it is characterized by large red pustules and cysts, it is very painful for the sufferer.

Unfortunately, this is also the type of acne that leave permanent pitted scarring. The good news is that this can be the easiest acne to get under control. Because it is on the surface of the skin, it usually responds very quickly to the right anti-inflammatory products. However, these products must be used in the correct way in order for the regimen to be effective.

The best ingredients to use for cystic pimples is l-mandelic acid, salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide (sometimes mixed with sulfur) if used correctly. We sometimes employ the use of LED lights to help get the inflammation down more quickly.

Face Reality acne specialists know how to test your skin to make sure you are getting the correct strength of products. They can coach you through the process of getting rid of your cystic acne in the quickest time.


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