I’m an avid user of the regular St Ives Apricot Scrub however recently I’ve been noticing that I’ve had more frequent blemishes. I don’t usually like to use products with acne medication as it dries out my face and I’m not too fond of the chemicals. Sometimes, though, it is necessary to use a little something extra in order to clear the pores out more thoroughly.
Since the regular scrub works well for me,
I figured I would try the Blemish Control version. Considering that anything with acne treatment such as salicylic acid, which this scrub contains, usually drastically dries out my face… I had satisfactory results with this one.
A trick I learned is that if you use this scrub, you shouldn’t use it more than once a day. I started out using it twice a day since that’s how often I wash my face and I wound up getting dry patches.
That made me have to use a facial moisturizer and my skin doesn’t always agree with moisturizers. Even though this particular moisture was oil free, it still wound up giving me little white heads because it clogged my pores.
In doing so, that completely negates the whole idea of using the blemish control treatment. What I wound up doing was using the blemish control in the morning and ...