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The Best Skincare Regimen to Prevent Acne, According to Dermatologists

Dec 12, 2018

We’ve all had a pimple—or a colony of them—every one as unwelcome as the last. Sometimes they’re fleeting, a result of poor post-gym hygiene Opens a New Window. , while other breakouts are chronic, a result of genetics or stress.

Only use scrubs preventatively

Marisa Garshick, M.D.,Opens a New Window. warns that scrubs will only aggravate acne. They should instead be used cautiously on skin that’s already clear—preventatively, that is—and you should rely on the other products on this list to minimize existing breakouts.