A natural acne treatment alternative that’s really smart

Let’s face it… Zits happen. And when they do, traditional acne treatments can cause dryness, redness and irritation that actually draw more attention to the blemish. But that doesn’t mean you just have to let nature take its long, drawn-out course. NERD Skincare has a powerful zit-zapper that takes a novel (and gentle) approach to targeting the bacteria that cause pimples, without aggravating your skin in the process.

The big brains at NERD discovered an ingredient called PEG-12 prompts the skin’s “good bacteria” to produce fatty acids that keep acne-causing P. acnes bacteria in check. Ideal for anyone who wants to avoid benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, retinol or any other potentially irritating ingredients—or anyone who likes to keep things “clean” and “green”—I seriously wish this Acne Treatment Lotion (and Acne Treatment System) was around when I was pregnant and trying (unsuccessfully) to manage my hormonal breakouts with tea tree oil.

NERD Skincare goes well beyond fighting blemishes, and the tightly edited range includes a Clarifying Cleanser, Nourishing Cream and collection of soothing, nourishing, brightening and hydrating masks. So if you’re all about simple, powerful, non-irritating skincare, you might actually want to be a NERD…

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