If someone could figure out a way to prevent acne, that person would be very wealthy because people all over the world would stand in line to buy the solution.
But so far, the way to prevent acne remains a mystery.
Do these products work?
The manufacturers of these products claim they do. They offer plenty of testimonials from satisfied customers but they come up short on scientific data.
And unfortunately, there aren't any governing bodies in charge of validating their health-related claims. Does this lack of legislative oversight make a product good or bad?
The answer depends on whom you ask and what you believe.
They had to because the neighborhood pharmacy, with its manufactured treatments for every ailment ever documented, is a very recent development.
Many believe the reason for this better state of health is because they did not fill their bodies with processed ingredients, harsh pesticides and other potentially dangerous combinations of chemicals.
Find out which herbs and natural ingredients have been shown to be effective in treating acne and then find skin care products that include them. Then try these products for yourself and measure your own results.
But did you know that several natural products have shown promise in fighting bacteria?
Echinacea and Tea Tree oil are two of the more common natural remedies for acne.
A dermatologist may be able to give you more information on herbal remedies and natural treatments for acne and if yours won't, it might be time to find someone who will.
If you take time to find a reputable company and to also read the ingredients label, you'll find plenty of natural options for treating your acne.
To learn more including what over the counter and prescription medications are available you can return to the main Acne page by clicking here.