• Keeping Up Appearances
evens skin tone and minimizes pores.
“Adult acne is a very common condition and one that is on the
rise,” noted Gross.“There are many reasons for this phenomenon
and just as many treatments. Unfortunately, many are harsh and
upset skin balance, or oil chemistry making the condition worse.
The acne treatment category may have remained stable because
consumers are on a constant search for a cure.”
Another dermatologist-created skin care brand, Murad, Inc.,
recently launched a new range of acne products with a twist—an
adult focus. Murad’s new Anti-Aging Acne line was designed to
restore a smooth, youthful complexion by addressing breakouts
while diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
According to Howard Murad, associate clinical professor of
Medicine at UCLA and founder of Murad, Inc.,“Unlike teenage
acne-prone skin, adult skin also faces signs of aging from cu-
mulative environmental damage, genetic aging and the stress
of modern living. That’s why targeted anti-aging acne treat-
ments can only be effective in alleviating both problems if they
are balanced, gentle formulas that don’t dry out skin and exac-
erbate the signs of aging.”
Murad’s Anti-Aging Acne line is comprised of a dual-action,
three-step regimen to reduce acne while revealing more youthful
skin. These products include the Time Release Acne Cleanser, the
Acne & Wrinkle Reducer and the Anti-Aging Moisturizer SPF 20.
Each of the products is rooted in The Science of Cellular Water,
Murad’s proprietary system for optimizing cell hydration and skin