Even if you haven’t seen much progress yet, you’ll thank yourself later for tracking your journey. Chemical sunscreens, on the other hand, can irritate sensitive skin (and irritation can lead to breakouts). You’ll need to keep up the habit in order to maintain the positive changes in your body.If you’re more than 8 weeks into treatment, odds are that you’ve found a formula that works for you, and your skin is clearing up (yay!).

So stay the course! You canYou’ve heard it before. So keep it simple.You have our dermatologists’ permission to be lazy! Switch to a laundry detergent without sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate.Be gentle on your skin!

There might be something causing acne that you haven’t figured out yet. Preventing and treating aging skin. Membership covers everything, including shipments of your custom formula every 30 or 60 days, depending on your chosen bottle size. Medically reviewed by: Nancy Satur, MD Written by: Curology Editorial Team Welcome to Ask Curology, a new series on the Curology blog where one of our in-house licensed dermatology providers answers your questions about all things skincare.Today we’re talking about skin purging: that not-so-fun but pretty common occurrence, when treating your acne causes more breakouts at first.

Sulfur can help break down dead skin cells, and has both antibacterial and antifungal properties.Benzoyl peroxide or BP is one of the most effective acne-fighting ingredients available without a prescription, but it can be kind of harsh on skin—and it can bleach your clothes, whether you use a benzoyl peroxide cream or a wash. This means not allowing them to be exposed to excess light. Curology states that their well-formulated products can eliminate almost 90% of acne. Once you find something that works — stick to it. This is no small task, and it won’t happen overnight. Body acne is super-common, but obviously that doesn’t make breakouts any less annoying. The skin on your body is tougher than the skin on your face, so it can be more difficult to get rid of body acne (ugh, we know), but your body can also tolerate stronger ingredients than your face.Breaking a sweat doesn’t make breakouts any less annoying. The Acne Body Wash by Curology is dermatologist-designed to treat and help prevent acne, plus washes your pores of regular dirt and grime. Opt for clothing with a looser fit that won’t trap heat or cause friction on your skin. Using your fingertips, apply a thin layer of your medication to your face (and neck, if applicable), and rub in gently. Certain physical sunscreen ingredients such as zinc oxide can even help against acne! You can help by minimizing potential acne triggers in your diet and lifestyle while you give your formula time to work. Salicylic acid (a beta hydroxy acid) is a common over-the-counter acne treatment available in lotions, gels and serums. You also receive a free provider consultation credit each time you get a fresh Curology shipment. Our ingredients have been shown to treat signs of sun-induced skin aging, including skin discoloration, fine lines, and wrinkles. In 6 to 8 weeks from now, odds are your skin will be significantly clearer than it is today. While many members do start seeing progress around now, many won’t for another 2–4 more weeks. Apply moisturizer after your Curology prescription cream, if you need it. This is no small task, and it won’t happen overnight. A photo posted by Curology (@curology) on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:02am PST The $19.95 a month gets you unlimited online consultations with your provider and a prescription cream. Don’t let it!Keeping your skin healthy is like going to the gym. If you have any questions, please reach out to your Curology provide Best, Victoria & The Team @ Curology If you’re still experiencing irritation 2 weeks later, reach out to your provider. Find yourself struggling to pronounce most of the ingredients on your detergent bottle?