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Acne is characterized by hyperactivity of oil producing glands in the skin (sebaceous glands) which become inflamed (infected) and result in the formation of characteristic acne pimples, pustules and cysts.

Acne and Breakouts is a multifactorial disorder and no two individuals suffering from acne have identical aetiology. 



What Causes Breakouts?

Acne is the single most common skin disorder affecting young men and women all around the world. In clinical practice, managing inflamed acne and acne related scarring is what we do every day.

Acne often effects the self-confidence and self-esteem of the individuals suffering from it. Unmanaged acne can result in permanent scarring of face, neck, shoulders and chest.

Common redness and inflammation appears caused by bacteria that gets stuck inside hair follicles.

Pustules form when blood cells rush to the area to ward off infection, creating that pus and oil buildup.

Ingredients to reduce the build up of sebum oil which blocks these pores will reduce further breakouts from appearing.

What Causes Acne?

There are several underlying contributory factors which include:

· Genetic Predisposition.

· People living in warmer climates.

· Consumption of certain food such as processed carbs, cordials and carbonated drinks.

· Excessive use of make-up on the skin which can block skin pores

· Gut health and microbiome disorder

· Prolonged UV Exposure (sun damage).

· Alcohol and cigarette smoking.

How to control Acne:

Acne is a very challenging condition to manage. It is important to seek expert medical advice earlier on to minimize the risk of scarring. Eliminating or reducing any triggering environmental and dietary factors (mentioned above) is often helpful to control acne.

Would you like a tailored approach to treat your concern? Chat to our experts on live chat for further assistance and we can help find you the right product for you.

Top Ingredients to look for:

  1.  BHA
  2. AHA
  3. Vitamin A
  4.  Niacinamide



Start With A
Double Cleanse

Oil breaks down oil, which is why we highly recommend double cleansing to gently reduce oils, and keep the skin hydrated to reduce irritation.

Our Pick: Medik8 Lipid Balancing Cleanser:


Match Your Cleanser
To Your Skin Type

Finding the right cleanser for your skin type.

For Dry, sensitive skin we suggest Medik8 Gentle Cleanser.

For Combo and oil skins our best seller is Medik8 Surface Radiance Cleanser.


Not sure what you skin type is? Our skin experts are here to help > chat to us today on live chat.

Our Pick: Medik8 Surface Radiance Cleanser:

Using AHA and BHA to gentle buff away excess oils, dirt, impurities in the skin without causing irritation.


Water Based

Don’t skip the moisturiser even if you feel greasy! The Medik8 Balance Moisturiser is an oil-free lightweight daily cream to balance your skins pH which will reduce excess oils and bacteria that block pores causing breakouts.


Using Targeted
Spot Treatments

Heal, Soothe, repair and clear out the inflamed area using our popular Blemish pads.

Soaked in exfoliating acids that dissolve impurities, oils, and dirt deep in the pores. The best part is – they can be used all over the body to target other areas including the back, chest and neck.


Protect With SPF

Using a Physical sunscreen uses zinc oxide to protect the skin without causing shine, heat or blocking pores.

~ Dermal Therapist Tip ~


Even if you have oily skin, or skin with shine throughout the day, it is important to add hydration daily to balance your skin’s pH.


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