Acne on teenagers are mostly triggered by hormones and stress, but hygiene also plays a big part. Being a teenager can be difficult - apart from school, homework and extracurricular activities, you have to cleanse and exfoliate your skin which could be a burden.

Listed below are eight products that will help you combat mild, stubborn or cystic acne. However, do note that some products may not work if you have severe skin conditions. Consult a dermatologist if to see what works best for you.

1. T3 Acne Body Wash

Best treatment for teenage back acne.

Price from RM23.90

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM23.90

Not showering thoroughly and not exfoliating can cause back acne; the bacteria on your back can clog up your pores which results in breakouts. This T3 Acne Body Wash contains tea tree oil that will kill bacteria, preventing back acne. Remember to exfoliate two or three times a week to achieve clean, smooth skin.

2. Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Face Wash

Best treatment for teenage acne on forehead

Price from RM85.00

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM85.00

This Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash is ideal for forehead acne that's mostly caused by dandruff or oils from your hair. It contains Salicylic Acid which is excellent for treating acne. Products with salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide are good for treating acne-prone skin. Use it twice a day, and remember to keep your hair clean as well.

3. Garnier Pure Active Anti-Acne White Scrub

Best acne treatment for teenage girls

Price from RM13.40

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM13.40

This product contains Salicylic Acid, gentle microbeads and natural blueberry extracts to help cleanse clogged pore. The ingredients work to treat various skin problems like acne, scars, dark spots, uneven skin tones and blackheads. It is gentle enough for teenage girls with acne-prone skin.

4. Garnier Men Acno Fight Anti-Acne Scrub in Foam

Best acne treatment for teenage guys

Price from RM15.00

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM15.00

Guys produce more sebum and facial oil compared to girls due to their facial hair. Excessive facial oil production is likely to cause acne. Thankfully, this foaming scrub with Salicylic Acid from Garnier is made to treat acne.

5. Benzac AC 5 Water Base Gel

Best treatment for mild teenage acne

Price from RM13.72

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM13.72

Some teenagers only experience mild acne and are free from bad breakouts, scars and red pimples. However, you should not overlook this matter as it might progress to something worse.

The Benzac AC 5 is a water-based gel which contains benzoyl peroxide; it's used to reduce bacteria that causes acne. Apply this product on affected areas after washing your face with a gentle cleanser. You can also combine this product with other acne treatments.

6. OXY Anti-Pimple Mark

Best spot treatment for teenage acne

Price from RM16.29

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM16.29

The OXY Anti-Pimple Mark is a transparent gel that helps lighten pimple mark and dark spots. It also works to prevent blemishes and revitalises your skin cells. Apply this product directly onto pimples or dark spots, after cleansing your face.

7. Mederma Proactive Gel

Best treatment teenage acne scars

Price from RM25.90

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM25.90

The Mederma Proactive Gel is one the best treatment for scars. It reduces acne scarring and will improve your skin's texture. You're advised to use this product every day for a more prominent result - until your scars shallow down or disappear.

8. Aztec Indian Healing Clay Mask

Best treatment for teenage cystic acne

Price from RM77.00

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM77.00

Cystic acne is caused by clogged pores and usually forms deep beneath your skin. Deep cleansing is the only way to treat this condition, and The Aztec Indian Healing Clay Mask can get the job done. This clay mask is best used once a week with apple cider vinegar. Nevertheless, plain water is good enough.

This cleanser is designed for sensitive, acne-prone skin; it creates very light and fine bubbles, so there will be no irritation on your sensitive skin. Besides, the product is specially made to eliminate dead skin cells and sebum waste on your skin surface.

With its oriental medicine inheritance, this cleanser will help regenerate your skin layers as well. Additionally, it can deep cleanse your pores, killing bacteria that causes breakouts and inflammation.

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