Best Adult Acne Treatment

Stop Adult Acne in Its Tracks

If you’re still struggling with acne after your hormonal teen year, it’s time to change your beauty regimen. Adult acne is different than your high school breakouts, with different causes and treatments.

While teen acne comes from overproduction in sebum oil triggered by hormonal spikes, adult acne is more likely caused by stress or hormonal fluctuation. Adult acne is also frequently paired with sensitivity and dehydration, making treatment more challenging.

Put away the Clearasil, because it’s only drying your skin out and making your acne worse. The best adult acne treatment comes from Dr. Perricone. Don’t give up hope. Dr Perricone applies his three-tier philosophy to acne treatment as well.


FishWith acne, what you avoid eating is just as important as what you do eat.

It’s important to avoid sugar and yeast, while including high quality proteins and good fats- like Omega 3.

Don’t forget plenty of spring water! Dr. Perricone recommends plenty of omega rich fish like salmon throughout the day, while avoiding coffee, alcohol, white flour, milk and soy.



A healthy diet is a great start, but every diet could use a boost from Dr Perricone’s comprehensive vitamin supplements. The Skin Clear Supplements is specially formulated to increase skin’s clarity, while toning and improving skin’s texture.

Key Sciences

  • Ascorbyl Palmitate
  • ALA & DMAE
  • Cal-Mag + D
  • B Complex
  • Omega-3
  • Evening Primrose Oil
  • Vitamin E

Citrus Face WashClinical Skin Care

A great acne treatment regimen includes the right cleanser and toner for your skin’s needs. For adult acne try Citrus Facial wash paired with the Intensive Pore Minimizer.

Citrus Facial Wash:

  • Cleanses skin thoroughly without leaving skin dry or irritated
  • Gently removes makeup with maintaining skin’s natural oils
  • Free of parabens, synthetic dyes or fragrances, peterochemicals, phthalates, Triclosan, or GMOS

Intensive Pore Minimizer:

  • Controls oils production
  • Purifies skin of residue and build up with gently exfoliating
  • Strengthens pore walls, firms skins, and reduces pore size
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  1. Dr. Perricone, have you done any research on Vitamin D3 Supplementation to help relax overactive sebum production? I have noticed a bunch of posts about its positive effects on the skin, especially people with acne concerns. I have recently seen and heard the topic that many Americans are Vitamin D deficient and it has alot to do with actual sun exposure. I still get out in the sun every once in a while, but am trying out this Vitamin D3 supplementation to see what happens. What if there was a way to get D3 directly into the skin topically?
    This is all very interesting to me!!!