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Acne Control Regimens

Daily Care Regimen


Acne Control with BPO

Daily Care Regimen

This regimen is designed for more resilient acneic skin types. The products included are formulated with the OTC acne drug ingredient benzoyl peroxide, proven to penetrate follicles to clear existing and prevent future acne lesions. This protocol fights breakouts while keeping the skin healthy and hydrated.

Note: Mild irritation may initially be experienced with use of the retinol product in this protocol and is not a sign of a negative complication. Introduce slowly, starting at once or twice a week and building up to every other night or nightly, depending on tolerance.

BPO 5% Cleanser (7 fl oz/206.5mL bottle), and Acne Cream (net wt 0.5 oz/14g tube)

Morning:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of BPO 5% Cleanser. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply a smooth layer of Acne Cream to reduce breakouts.
  3. Optional: Apply a small amount of Clearskin for light hydration and to promote  a clear complexion.
  4. Apply the appropriate Weightless Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 45 product for daytime moisture and broad spectrum UV protection.

Evening:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of BPO 5% Cleanser. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply a smooth layer of Acne Cream.
  3. Apply a pea-sized amount of Intensive Clarity Treatment®: 0.5% pure retinol night to increase cell turnover and promote a clear complexion.
  4. Apply a small amount of Clearskin.

Weekly:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of BPO 5% Cleanser. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply an even layer of Purifying Mask and leave on for approximately five minutes.
  3. Remove mask with warm water using gentle circular motions to activate the microfine pumice for the ultimate in skin smoothing and detoxification.
  4. Apply the appropriate Weightless Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 45 product in the morning, or Clearskin in the evening.

Tips: Add Smoothing Toner once daily to oily skin. Intensive Clarity Treatment®: 0.5% pure retinol night may also be used to encourage an even skin tone. Apply one to two pumps of Hydrating Serum to obtain optimal moisture levels. Apply one to two pumps of Rejuvenating Serum for soothing benefits. Apply one to two pumps of Anti-Redness Serum to calm skin and reduce the appearance of redness.


Acne Control with Salicylic Acid

Daily Care Regimen

This regimen is designed for blemish-prone and oily skin types. The products included are formulated to penetrate follicles to help clear existing acne blemishes and prevent future breakouts, while keeping the skin healthy-looking and hydrated.

Note: Mild irritation may initially be experienced with use of the retinol product in this protocol and is not a sign of a negative complication. Introduce slowly, starting at once or twice a week and building up to every other night or nightly, depending on tolerance.

Blemish Control Bar (jar); Acne Gel (1 fl oz/29.5mL bottle)

Morning:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of Facial Wash Oily/Problem. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply a pea-sized amount of Acne Gel to eliminate existing acne lesions and prevent future breakouts.
  3. Optional: Apply a small amount of Clearskin for hydration and to promote
    a clear complexion.
  4. Apply Weightless Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 45 product for daytime moisture and broad spectrum UV protection.

Evening:

  1. Cleanse the skin with the Blemish Control Bar. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply a pea-sized amount of Acne Gel to lesions.
  3. Apply a pea-sized amount of Intensive Clarity Treatment®: 0.5% pure retinol
    night to increase cell turnover and to promote a clear complexion.
  4. Apply a small amount of Clearskin for soothing, non-oily hydration.

Weekly:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of Facial Wash Oily/Problem. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply an even layer of Purifying Mask, and leave on for approximately five minutes.
  3. Remove mask with warm water using gentle circular motions to activate the microfine pumice for the ultimate in skin smoothing and detoxification.
  4. Apply Weightless Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 45 in the morning, or Clearskin in the evening.

Tips: Add Smoothing Toner once daily to oily skin.  Intensive Clarity Treatment®: 0.5% pure retinol night may also be used to improve skin tone. Apply one to two pumps of Hydrating Serum to obtain optimal moisture levels. Rejuvenating Serum may also be used for calming, soothing, and to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Apply one to two pumps of Anti-Redness Serum to reduce the appearance of redness. ReBalance helps reduce the look of redness.


Daily Care Regimen for Patients on Isotretinoin Therapy (Accutane®)

Daily Care Regimen

This regimen is designed to dramatically increase moisture levels and calm the skin of patients undergoing isotretinoin therapy (Accutane®). The products included are deeply moisturizing and calming to provide maximum hydration and soothe. Isotretinoin therapy instigates a major change in the skin, so patients may need to try several product combinations during their course of treatment to determine the optimum combination for their skin.

Dual Action Redness Relief (1 fl oz/30mL bottle); Hydrating Serum (1 fl oz/29.5mL bottle)

Morning:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of Creamy Cleanser. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply one to two pumps of Rejuvenating Serum to hydrate, soothe, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  3. Apply one to two pumps of Hydrating Serum to increase moisture and inhibit TEWL.
  4. Apply the appropriate PCA SKIN® broad spectrum SPF product for daytime moisture and broad spectrum UV protection.
  5. For the lips, apply Hyaluronic Acid Lip Booster to improve hydration and reduce the appearance of lip lines.

Note: Apply the appropriate PCA SKIN broad spectrum SPF product prior to applying Hyaluronic Acid Lip Booster to protect the lips from UV exposure.

Evening:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of Creamy Cleanser. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply a mixture of Hydrating Serum and Dual Action Redness Relief to improve hydration and barrier function.
  3. Apply a small amount of Silkcoat® Balm for hydration with additional calming benefits, or Clearskin for light hydration and to promote a clear complexion.
  4. For the lips, apply Hyaluronic Acid Lip Booster.

Tip: When first starting isotretinoin therapy (Accutane®), a variety of dosage levels may be tried before finding the correct level for a patient. During this time, and at any time of increased inflammation and irritation, apply CliniCalm® 1%. Due to the maximum strength of hydrocortisone contained in CliniCalm® 1%, it should only be used for seven-day intervals or as directed by a physician. For times of intense dryness and aging concerns, apply Hyaluronic Acid Boosting Serum throughout the day.


Dry, Dehydrated or Mature Acne

Daily Care Regimen

This regimen is designed for acne sufferers with surface dryness. The products included will reduce and prevent acne lesions without over-drying.

Note: Mild irritation may initially be experienced with use of the retinol product in this protocol and is not a sign of a negative complication. Introduce slowly, starting at once or twice a week and building up to every other night or nightly, depending on tolerance.

Morning:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of Facial Wash. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply a pea-sized amount of Acne Gel to eliminate existing lesions and prevent future breakouts.
  3. Apply one to two pumps of Hyaluronic Acid Boosting Serum to increase hydration instantly and long-term.
  4. Optional: Apply a small amount of ReBalance for soothing hydration.
  5. Apply the appropriate Daily Defense SPF 50+ product for non-oily, broad spectrum UV protection.
  6. For the lips, apply Hyaluronic Acid Lip Booster  to improve hydration and reduce the appearance of lip lines.

Note: Apply the appropriate PCA SKIN broad spectrum SPF product prior to applying Hyaluronic Acid Lip Booster to protect the lips from UV exposure.

Evening:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of Facial Wash. Rinse with warm water andpat dry.
  2. Apply a pea-sized amount of Acne Gel to breakouts.
  3. Apply one to two pumps of Hyaluronic Acid Boosting Serum.
  4. Apply a pea-sized amount of Intensive Age Refining Treatment®: 0.5% pure retinol night to increase moisture, and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  5. Apply a small amount of ReBalance.
  6. For the lips, apply Hyaluronic Acid Lip Booster.

Weekly:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of Facial Wash. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply an even layer of Purifying Mask and leave on for approximately five minutes.
  3. Remove mask with warm water using gentle circular motions to activate the microfine pumice for the ultimate in skin smoothing and detoxification.
  4. Apply an even layer of Hydrating Mask and leave on for approximately 10 minutes. Remove with warm water.
  5. Apply the appropriate PCA SKIN broad spectrum SPF product in the morning, or a small amount of ReBalance in the evening.

Inflamed Acne

Daily Care Regimen

This regimen is designed for sensitized acne patients prone to redness. This is appropriate for those with a tendency toward redness, or those in the habit of excoriating (picking) blemishes.

Acne Gel (1 fl oz/29.5mL bottle) and Anti-Redness Serum (1 fl oz/29.5mL bottle)

Morning:

  1. Cleanse the skin with the Blemish Control Bar. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply a pea-sized amount of Acne Gel to eliminate existing lesions and prevent future breakouts.
  3. Apply one to two pumps of Hydrating Serum for soothing and hydrating benefits.
  4. Optional: Apply a small amount of ReBalance for soothing hydration.
  5. Apply the appropriate PCA SKIN® broad spectrum SPF product for daytime moisture and broad spectrum UV protection.
  6. For the lips, apply Hyaluronic Acid Lip Booster to improve hydration and reduce the appearance of lip lines.

Note: Apply the appropriate PCA SKIN broad spectrum SPF product prior to applying Hyaluronic Acid Lip Booster to protect the lips from UV exposure.

Evening:

  1. Cleanse the skin with a small amount of Facial Wash. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  2. Apply a pea-sized amount of Acne Gel to breakouts.
  3. Apply one to two pumps of Anti-Redness Serum to calm, soothe and improve sensitive or sensitized breakout-prone skin.
  4. Apply a small amount of ReBalance for calming hydration.
  5. For the lips, apply Hyaluronic Acid Lip Booster.

Tip: Once the skin begins to improve, add a once-daily application of Nutrient Toner, morning or night.

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