An Acne Fighter in Plain Sight

A solution to acne might come from our own skin.

The key to fighting acne might be in your own body: New research shows that a harmless virus that lives inside your pores could be used as a powerful weapon against the breakout-causing bacteria P. acnes.

Hopefully, an anti-acne skin cream is around the corner. Until then, your best bets are alpha hydroxy acid, beta hydroxy acid, benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, salicylic acid, sulfur and tea tree oil. A clearer complexion is in sight!

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