Inflamed & Non-Inflamed Acne

For those of you struggling with acne, there are 2 basic “types” of acne break outs: Inflamed and Non-Inflamed. Here is how to recognize the difference.

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Inflamed Acne (used with permission).

Inflamed Acne is

  • Red or blotchy appearance in the skin
  • Skin feels hot to the touch
  • Pimples/pustules/whiteheads/blackheads are present
  • Cysts may be present
  • Excessive oiliness
  • Skin is sensitive and reactive to products




Non-Inflamed Acne

Non-Inflamed Acne is …

  • Dull, sluggish appearance to the skin
  • The presence of bumps or blackheads, with a few pimples or pustules
  • Excessive oil in the skin
  • Skin tissue appears congested under the surface
  • Skin may be more resilient and is generally not sensitive or reactive to products

Combination Acne



An individual can also have both types of acne, known as Combination Acne.

Acne is a mysterious and frustrating disorder, but it can be controlled with the right combination of products, used in the correct way. Just as in a clogged drain, the pore must be treated with products that help to unclog it and kill the acne bacteria. Face Perfection utilizes a uniquely formulated pharmaceutical-grade system that has proven success in clearing even the most severe types of acne – without prescriptions.

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