When you have acne-prone skin, it’s hard enough just to find effective products. But, then you have the added concern of putting potentially harmful ingredients on your skin, to be absorbed by your body. Wouldn’t it be a relief to simply address your skin concerns, without adding extra stress about toxic ingredients?
Yes, there ARE natural skincare products for acne! The ingredients are efficacious and clean, so you can feel good about your skin AND what you put on it. Free of endocrine disruptors, carcinogens, and other toxins, here is a roundup of our 10 favorite natural skincare products for acne-prone skin.
Pamplemousse Tropical Enzyme Cleansing Oil by Leahlani
Suitable for the most delicate, sensitive skin to oily and acne-prone skin. Properly washing your face with an oil-based cleanser is your best defense against the makeup, dirt, and grime of the day. (Yes, even if you have oily skin!) The silken formula of organic tropical oils infused with pineapple and papaya enzymes glides across your face, deeply cleansing while gently exfoliating your skin, dissolving oils, impurities, and makeup. The product rinses clean with water and will leave your skin feeling fresh, soft, clean, and supple.
PURIFY Face Wash by LINNÉ Botanicals
A deeply cleansing face wash that also doubles as a face mask! This product contains natural ingredients known to neutralize free radicals, tone sagging skin, increase circulation, suppress bacteria, and prevent and treat skin conditions such as psoriasis and acne. Used as a face wash, it lathers and rinses the face clean of makeup, dirt, and other environmental pollutants. It may also be used as a weekly mask.
Honey Love Microderm Exfoliator by Leahlani
If you are seeking a softer complexion, fewer breakouts, and an even skin tone, this exfoliator is for you. The Honey Love Microderm Exfoliator works beautifully on all skin types but is especially beneficial for oily, combination, and acne-prone skin. A potent blend of superfood maqui berry, tonifying hibiscus, anti-inflammatory noni fruit, and microdermabrasion crystals, this product gently yet effectively exfoliates the skin, dramatically improving tone and texture while stimulating cellular renewal. This exfoliator will not over-strip the skin. Use 1-2 times per week for an exceptionally soft, clear, and bright complexion.
Kokoleka Detox Mask by Leahlani
Kokoleka is the Hawaiian word for chocolate, and this may be the most decadent indulgence that your skin has ever experienced. Best suited for oily, combination, and acne-prone skin. This potent and nutrient-dense detox mask pulls out oil and debris from the pores while feeding the skin nutrients that help to naturally balance the complexion. The advanced formula of mineral-rich clays, invigorating coffee, activated coconut charcoal, skin softening coconut milk, organic cacao, and antioxidant-rich fruits help to purify and detoxify the skin, drawing out impurities from deep within the pores. You will feel it tingle as the product increases enzyme activity, boosting hydration, and balancing mineral levels on the skin. Use once a week for a clean, clear, and vibrant complexion.
SCRUB Face Mask by LINNÉ Botanicals
This exfoliating face mask contains ingredients known to help unclog pores, promote cellular turnover, stimulate collagen production, and increase the penetrability of other products. Sugar cane, sugar maple, lemon, and orange extracts biochemically dissolve dead skin cells to encourage cellular turnover, unclog pores, prevent acne, and stimulate collagen production. Chamomile and turmeric essential oils calm inflammation. Turmeric also serves as an effective antimicrobial and anti-fungal, is soothing to rosacea, and may reduce the appearance of acne. Bergamot essential oil contains antibacterial compounds that are healing to wounds, acne, eczema, and psoriasis. Aloe vera juice, jojoba seed oil, and beeswax nourish skin and leave it feeling silky smooth. This product contains alpha-hydroxy acids, so sun protection is advised.
Holi(Water) Pearl and Rose Toner by Agent Nateur
Holi(Water) is an ultra-moisturizing toner that exfoliates, plumps, tightens, brightens, and firms the appearance of the skin while providing a radiant glow. Its rich content of antioxidants helps strengthen the look of the skin and helps reduce the appearance of acne. Agent Nateur products are created with Non-GMO, food-grade ingredients in order to be safe for those with even the most sensitive skin. Mix with their Holi(C) Refining Face Vitamins to help further address the appearance of scars, acne, and rosacea, working to brighten, tighten, and even out the complexion.
Citrus and Citrine Toner by Leahlani
This is your go-to mist for a glowing, revitalized, and radiant complexion. A refreshing blend of aloe vera water, juicy organic hydrosols, fruit acids, and pure Hawaiian sea silt work harmoniously to help brighten and even the skin tone while purifying the complexion. Citrus and Citrine Toner is best suited for oily, mature, and acne-prone skin. It works its magic to help hydrate and purify the complexion, promoting a radiant and even skin tone. Pro tip: mist your face generously while masking for the ultimate skin benefits.
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Holi(Oil) Refining Ageless Face Serum by Agent Nateur
This face serum works for all skin types, from acne-prone and oily to dry or sensitive skin. It absorbs to brighten and hydrate, minimizing the appearance of redness and unevenness. Wildcrafted Bulgarian rose, a hydrating antioxidant, refines and calms the look of the skin, helps minimize the look of redness, fights free radicals, and maximizes the benefits of all ingredients. Organic helichrysum helps the appearance of rosacea and scars and promotes the look of smooth, calm skin. If your skin is normal to oily, we suggest using this serum as your moisturizer. If your skin is on the dryer side, layer it with another moisturizer.
Siren Serum by Leahlani
The Siren Serum is Leahlani's radiant and skin-brightening serum infused with vitality boosting micro-algae and organic and cold-pressed oils rich in Vitamin C and A. Bioactive Sea buckthorn CO2 oil is loaded with carotenoids, fatty acids, and tocopherols that promote cellular regeneration and help to heal and protect the skin from UV damage, while micro algae help to improve vitality by boosting cellular energy and promoting new cell growth. Best suited for oily, combination, mature, and acne-prone skin, this serum helps to tone and brighten the skin, unveiling an even skin tone and illuminating glow.
BALANCE Face Oil by LINNÉ Botanicals
This regenerative oil protects and corrects acne-prone skin with its use of ingredients known to help manage oil production, clear pores, encourage cellular regeneration, and reduce inflammation and the appearance of blemishes. Palmarosa essential oil moisturizes, stimulates cell regeneration, speeds healing, and regulates sebum secretion. Tamanu fruit oil prevents and treats acne, psoriasis, and eczema with powerful antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and regenerative properties. Rosemary essential oil improves the youthful quality of the skin while healing blemishes and increasing hydration and radiance. Use morning and night to moisturize, increase radiance, and nourish the skin.
If you’d like even more personalized assistance, be sure to visit our boutique in Charlotte, North Carolina, or contact us for a virtual consult, here! Our Selenite Beauty team is well-versed in natural skincare products for acne and would love to help you find positive, natural solutions for your complexion concerns.