Use Facial Wash for Radiant Skin

Proper facial washing is the foundation of any skin care regimen and adult acne treatment. However, it is important to choose gentle products and to avoid overcleansing. Proper cleansing removes dirt and impurities to help improve tone, clarity, and texture. Perfectly clean skin is also more receptive to other treatments.

Using Facial Wash

Never use harsh bar soaps. Instead, opt for a gentle liquid cleanser. Creamy cleansers work best for dry skin, and oil-free or gel cleansers are suited for difficult, oily skin. Keep in mind that even oily skin can be over-cleansed. When too much natural oil is stripped away, the skin can attempt to compensate by producing excess oil, making the skin even shinier.

Remember to cleanse gently, yet thoroughly, and always use warm water. Hot and cold water makes skin more sensitive and can cause broken capillaries.

To properly wash your face, follow these steps:

  1. Prep by removing makeup and rinsing face.
  2. Use a dime-sized amount of cleanser and lather in a circular motion.
  3. Rinse again thoroughly.
  4. Pat dry; don’t rub.

A great product to try is Dr. Perricone’s Citrus Facial Wash. The non-drying and gentle cleanser washes and purifies skin while providing anti-aging benefits with DMAE and Vitamin C Ester.

DMAE, or dimethylaminoethanol, is a naturally occurring substance that is important in the production of neurotransmitters, especially acetycholine. Acetylcholine is responsible for transmitting signals from nerve to nerve and between muscles and nerves. In order for muscles to tighten, acetycholine must be present to transmit the signal. Because of this, DMAE is important in the fight against aging.

Vitamin C Ester also fights aging. A powerful antioxidant, it improves firmness and diminishes wrinkles by combating free radical damage.

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  1. I have tried the eye cream and wow – what a cream. I have yet to try the facial wash but would love to be a tester of your products.

  2. I am 21 and still have acne. I want my skin to look and feel good. I am a college student and its depressing being around everyone else who is not still breaking out. I feel like im over it already. Please let me try the sample. Thanks kayla

  3. After almost 7 years, of trying upteen skin care products, I have made an inner vow to only use Dr. Perricone, since it is the only line to not break me out, cause irritation, make lines deeper, not too oily, etc.
    I just can’t figure out which cleanser is best for me?

  4. Since I have combination skin finding a good facial cleaner is a challenge. Especially a balanced cleanser that is non-drying and designed with sensitive skin. It would be amazing to test a product that not only was able to achieve that, but could also add antioxidents by the absorption of the vitamin C directly to the areas needed on my skin.

  5. love to be your tester. just started on dr. perricone line, hope this line work for my sensitive skin.

  6. [...] gently massaging onto damp skin in the morning and evening. Rinse off with warm water, since hot or cold water can dry out skin and break [...]

  7. Would you believe acne at 64? I would love to try anything that would improve my skin and health in general!
    Thanks for considering me!

  8. This would work great for my oily skin, I think I would make a great tester because by keeping your skin clean I would avoid acne.

  9. [...] Rinse cleanser off with warm water (hot or cold water can cause broken capillaries). [...]

  10. I would love to be a tester.

  11. I would like to become a Perricone tester. I have just started using a couple of Perricone line products including Advanced Face Firming Moisturizer and the High Potency Evening Repair. I would also like to try the Ester C produts and the Citric Acid wash. I am Jamaican with olive complexion and would like to enchanced my skin complexion. My face is not totally bad but i have a couple blemished areas and medium sized pores that definitely needs some improvements.