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face washes for acne prone skin

Best face washes for acne prone skin

There are ton of company s who created face washes for acne prone skin. Lot of company s claim to have all the natural ingredients like neem, tea tree oil in it. Personally  I don’t rely on face washes to clear acne. According to me you need a good skin care routine to get clear skin. But it is essential part of the skin care routine. Below are the best face washes for acne prone skin.

1) Aha glow face wash



Price- 117 rs 50 gm

Active ingredients- Aloe vera 5 %,  Glycolic Acid 1.5 %, Vitamin E 0.01%

This is the best face wash for oily acne prone skin. Perfect composition of Glycolic acid and aloe vera make it worth. There are other face washes in market with higher percentage of Glycolic acid but this works best. Without over drying or over peeling it will help your skin to fight acne . Similar face wash is Tone and Glow face wash. But I will skip it in winter season as I already have a dry skin.
2) Garneir neem face wash

face washes for acne prone skin

Price- 60 rs for small bottle

Active Ingredients-neem, tulsi

This is good budget face wash for oily acne prone skin.It contains neem in it which is great for acne.
3) Patanjali Rose neem face wash  and patanjali orange aloe face wash

face washes for acne prone skin


Price- 1) 60 rs for 60 gm

2)45 rs for 60 gm

Active ingredients – Neem, Rose, aloe, orange

Best part about these face washes are they will clean your face like anything  without drying it out. After using these face washes you will feel clean, refreshed and there will be a glow on your skin. Continuous usage of this will help you with your acne to some extent. These are really good option for the girls who is on budget routine. You should definitely give it a try.

4) Derma dew acne soap

face washes for acne prone skin.
Price  – 149 rs for 75 gm

Active ingredients –  salicylic acid, manuka concentrate, willow extract, tea tree oil, olive extract etc

This soap was suggested by my Dermatologists . Best soap ever I have tried for acne. It is very smooth, non drying will clean your face  properly. Continuous use of it will definitely clear your acne giving your face a texture. As this is a medicated soap you can buy it from medical stores near you.
5) Lotus herbal tea tree clove cinnamon face wash


Price – 118 rs

Active ingredients –  Neem slices

This is a best face wash for oily skin people in winter and for combination to dry skin people in summer. Unlike other acne face washes it is very gentle still clean your face properly. It will not clear your acne dramatically but will help you to reduce it to some extent. You should definitely try it.

6)Vedic line neem and bramhi face wash


Price -125 rs for 120 ml

Active Ingredients – water, neem oil, tea tree oil, camaphor
This is good budget for wash. Neem and tea tree oil makes it best for acne prone skin.
Although this can be drying in harsh winters but is very good to use in summers.
7) Saslic face wash by Cipla
Price -165 rs for  60 ml
Active Ingredients – salicilyc acid 1%
 This is medicated face wash and are widely available in medical stores.
This is a product of well-known brand Cipla. Salicilyc acid is best acne fighting ingredient but too much use of it can lead to irritation and skin dryness. There is one other variant that is saslic ds that has 2% of salicylic acid. But 2% percent can cause irritation for sensitive skin people hence  go first wit 1% salicilyc acid.
8) Cetaphil cleansing lotion
 Price – 149 rs for 125 ml
Active ingredients – Cetyl Alcohol IP 2.650%w/w, Stearyl Alcohol IP 0.260%w/w
As name stated it is not a regular face wash but a face cleanser. It will not lather up at all that makes it perfect for dry skin but it is also very good for oily skin people. It is very mild and gentle though work very well on acne. It is recommended by many  dermatologists.
Only con of this face cleanser is that it will not lather up at all so you will need another face cleanser as a backup.
9) Neutrogena acne face wash
 Price  – 499 s for 175 ml
Active ingredients – salicilyc Acid
This oil-free formula gently cleanses deep down into pores for clear skin. It contains Salicylic Acid to get rid of acne you have now and help prevent future breakouts. Special skin soother help prevent irritation hence over drying. Skin is left clean, residue-free and never oily.
10)Kaya skin clinic purifying cleanser
Price –  390rs for 100 ml
Active ingredients – salicylic Acid
Although the price seems high it will last up to three mont which is very good. Purifying cleanser for a clear, oil-free and healthier looking skin. It gently cleanses the pores from deep within, removing excess oil, dirt and impurities. It contains salicylic acid with acne fighting properties that help reduce acne and prevent future breakouts. Unique skin conditioners ensure that skin doesn’t feel stretched and dry.  A must have for clear, oil-free and healthier looking skin.

Also check Best acne treatments available in India