We all long for blemish-free skin, but for most of us, it is a constant battle. From applying every single product that promises to magic away oil slicks, bumps and spots to trying expensive dermatological treatments and medications – the desire for acne-free skin will have us doing and spending almost anything.
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However, this woman found a fix for her acne after developing her own skincare routine using everyday products she now swears by. She's so over the moon by the results that she's taken to social media to share her experience and the products she used.
Michele Hoang, from Houston Texas, has oily, acne-prone skin. So when she posted an update of her usually red and inflamed skin looking almost completely clear the photos went viral.
"Since a lot of people have asked me about my skin care routine I'll tell you guys what I've been doing to clear it up…" she wrote on Twitter.
Starting from the top, Hoang's skincare routine begins with all important cleansing. She washes her face every day and night with Aveeno's Clear Complexion Foaming Facial Cleanser to sweep away makeup and the daily grit. Twice a week she exfoliated her skin to remove dead skin and with Skinfood's Wash Off Black Sugar Mask. Onto skin clean skin Hoang then applies (both morning and night) what she calls her "favourite cream I the entire world": the Keeva Tea Tree Oil Acne Treatment Cream.
"I cannot thank this product enough for clearing all my forehead bumps and also bumps all over my cheeks," Hoang enthused on Instagram wrote. "My parents love this cream, even though they don't have acne."
In the morning, Hoang also applies BareMineral's Complexion Rescue for a light foundation coverage.
Hong also explained that when she has big breakouts, at night she dabs them with Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Spot Treatment, which is formulated with skin savior salicylic acid. Then she covers the spot with a small round band-aid. This stops you from picking or touching the pimple and leaves the treatment to do its thing.
Hoang insisted none of her posts are linked to any skincare affiliate or sponsor, she's just so keen to share her amazing results and the products that she used to achieve almost-flawless skin.
While this routine certainly works for Hoang, keep it mind what causes acne can change from person to person and these products may not be suitable for everyone.