Acne SOS: 4 Things NOT to Do When Clearing Acne

Acne SOS: 4 Things NOT to Do When Clearing Acne


Are you tired of chasing quick fixes for acne, only to end up with more skin issues? Have you been told that over-washing your face and using harsh scrubs will clear your acne fast, but found yourself with irritated skin and no results instead? If you've fallen into the trap of spot treating and popping pimples, only to see acne persist, you're not alone. 

Let's uncover the 4 things NOT to do when clearing acne fast, so you can finally achieve the clear, radiant skin you've been longing for.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Discover effective skincare routines tailored to your specific needs.
  • Learn how to achieve clear, healthy skin through personalized strategies.
  • Uncover expert tips for managing persistent acne and preventing future breakouts.
  • Explore the key factors influencing acne and how to address them effectively.
  • Master the art of creating a sustainable skincare routine for long-term results.

When it comes down to it, patience and consistency are paramount when dealing with persistent or severe acne. Consult with a knowledgeable skin therapist who can offer personalized advice and treatment options tailored to your individual needs. By understanding the underlying causes of acne and implementing effective strategies, you can achieve clearer, healthier skin over time.

The key moments in this episode are:

 00:00:59 - What are the misconceptions when it comes to clearing acne quickly?

00:03:07 - What are the effects of over-washing the face on acne-prone skin?

00:07:10 - Hands off your face: Why is it important to avoid touching your face?

00:10:09 - What are the dangers of using harsh and abrasive products on acne skin?

00:15:09 - What is the whack a mole approach to spot treating acne?

00:16:20 - How does the skin show a reflection of internal health?

00:17:08 - Why is consistency and patience important when treating acne?

00:18:49 - What are some acne-safe product recommendations? 

Effective Acne Management Strategies 

Acne management strategies should encompass a comprehensive, holistic approach rather than focusing on single blemish treatments. This includes taking steps to reduce inflammation, addressing underlying gut health issues, and double checking skincare product ingredients for potential pore clogging culprits. 

Navigating the journey to clear acne requires a thoughtful approach and a willingness to avoid common pitfalls. By steering clear of these four mistakes and adopting a holistic skincare regimen, you can pave the way for long-lasting results and improved skin health. 

Stay informed, be patient, and prioritize the health of your skin above all else.

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

  • Follow the Clear Skin Solutions podcast on your preferred podcast platform to never miss another episode and stay updated on the latest skin tips and advice.
  • Reach out to Clear Skin Solutions at for personalized advice and treatment options for persistent acne or any other skin concerns.
  • Check out Clear Skin Solutions' Amazon store for recommended acne-safe products, including makeup and grooming products vetted for pore-clogging ingredients.
  • Like and follow Clear Skin Solutions' podcast to stay informed about upcoming episodes and to receive valuable skin care tips and advice.
  • Take our skin quiz to get a personalized skincare regimen –
  • Loved this episode? Leave us a comment and let us know what skincare topics you want to hear next!
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