Try Stridex Acne pads, the next time you have an acne outbreak, from Blistex. They are available on the Blistex online shop.
Stridex acne pads are facial cleansing pads. The pads have two properties, which make them an effective acne treatment. The pads are textured, which means that the skin pores open during the cleaning motion. Furthermore, the pads contain Salicylic acid which breaks the bond between dirt molecules and the skin.
Stridex Sensitive and Stridex Maximum are the two available variants of these acne pads. The concentration of the Salicylic Acid per w/w varies, between the two variants. The result is that Acne sufferers may choose from two products, with varying degrees of intensity.
Stridex Sensitive with Aloe
The Stridex Sensitive range is a single-step acne control which has a gentle, soothing action on your skin. The acne cleanser controls the spots that develop on your skin, especially if it is a mild to medium breakout. In essence, Stridex Sensitive is a cleaning pad, with an active ingredient, which releases dirt and dissolves unwanted oils.
Stridex cleansing pads achieves it cleansing process through a mild keratolytic action. To explain, the keratolytic action removes the surface layers of your skin and unclogs pores which lie beneath. The Salicylic acid removes the bond between the dirt and the skin, and allows for a complete clean. With a level of 0.5% Salicylic acid, use Stridex Sensitive on sensitive skin. The aloe content of Stridex Sensitive contributes to the positive effect of the product. It has strong soothing properties which are great for the maintenance of the skin.
A tub of 55 textured pads will cost R140-00 excluding a nominal delivery charge. Packaged in an identifiable green box, Stridex Sensitive is a wise starting point to controlling acne.
Stridex Maximum Acne pads
On the journey to cleaner skin, Stridex Sensitive is a good place to start. However, Stridex Maximum provides a big punch to cleaning, treating and preventing acne. Stridex Maximum is an alcohol free, textured pad. It provides deep cleaning to your face. Due to the active ingredient, Stridex Maximum is a more persistent fighter of acne, than Stridex Sensitive.
Stridex Maximum acne pads contains 2% w/w of Salicylic acid. In other words, the acne pads contain the maximum level of Salicylic acid that an over-the-counter product may contain. The concentration intensity of Salicylic acid is significantly stronger than Stridex Sensitive. Therefore, it removes stubbon dirt from your skin, leaving it clean.
Considering the strength of Stridex Maximum, you are advised to to check whether this product is suitable for your skin. Consult your doctor, especially if you have have already received precribed medicine. Take care, too, you want to keep the moisture-filled pads away from your eyes and soft tissue areas. Lastly, once you have got into a routine of cleaning with Stridex Maximum, the sweet spot is when the product prevents pimple development.
The Stridex Maximum pads are available in a red box, and includes 55 soft touch pads container. Fortunately, it is not more expensive than Stridex Sensitive and is also available online at Blistex.