Gift Guide: The Best Skincare For Acne-Prone Skin

The holiday season is quickly approaching and we know how challenging it can be to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. No matter who you’re shopping for, quality skincare is a fabulous gift idea! That said, you don’t want to guess at what skincare product or treatment would benefit those on your list, so Smooth Effects Kelowna has developed thoughtful gift guide for different skin concerns to guide your shopping.

If you’re shopping for a holiday gift for someone with acne-prone skin, there are a variety of medical-grade skincare products and treatments that could benefit them.

Skincare Products For Acne-Prone Skin

An at-home skincare routine that targets acne-prone skin can lead to clear, blemish-free skin when used properly. Here are a few great medical-grade products for acne-prone skin:

Vivier Acne Treatment System

Have a teenager on your list this year? This easy-to-use, two-step system is effective for teens and young-adult acne. This treatment system includes a full-size Medicated Wash and a full-size Acne Treatment Lotion, which work together to deliver visible reduction of whiteheads and blackheads and a clearer, more unified skin tone in as little as two weeks.

Vivier Hyperpigmentation Program Non-HQ

Made up of a Medicated Wash, Radiance Sērum, Skin Brightening Cream, Exfoliant Forte, Retinol 1% Night Complex, and Sheer Broad Spectrum SPF 45, the Hyperpigmentation Program (Non-HQ) is great for treating damaged, acne-prone skin.

Circadia Spot Stop

This spot treatment by Circadia is great for targeting acute breakouts. Spot Stop is designed to soothe, cool and reduce the signs inflammation. You can use it two to three times per day on the affected area.

Circadia Daytime Control

This moisturizing lotion helps to control excess sebum, breakouts, and it soothes, smooths and protects the skin.

Elta MD UV Clear SPF

No matter what skincare concerns you have, a good sunscreen is imperative. This SPF 45 protects your skin from harmful UV rays and it calms acne breakouts at the same time.

Vivier Medicated Wash

This all-in-one cleanser and toner clears acne pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads while deeply cleaning the pores to prevent further acne.

Vivier Retinol 0.5%

In addition to reducing breakouts, this Retinol by Vivier smooths fine lines and wrinkles and improves skin tone and texture. It’s an all-around great product for moderate skin concerns.

Circadia White Willow & Juniper Clarifying Mist

The blend of plant extracts in this refreshing mist have anti-acne activities. Natural salicylic acid derivatives have anti-microbial activity and aid in penetrating pores and reducing cellular build-up.

Skincare Treatments For Acne-Prone Skin

Platinum HydraFacial

Help someone on your list say goodbye to acne with a series of Platinum HydraFacial treatments. This treatment cleanses the skin, extracts impurities, and hydrates, leaving no room for acne breakouts. The treatment also includes LED Light Therapy, which treats acne and inflammation, and a booster serum that addresses breakouts, congestion, and overproduction of oils.


Oxygen RX Facial Treatment

This treatment uses controlled oxygen to combat acne, rosacea and telangiectasia, bringing about brighter skin. This treatment is so nourishing and great for all skin types.

If you simply can’t decide, a Smooth Effects Kelowna gift card is always a great gift! A gift card can be used towards products or treatments and make a wonderful gift for friends, family, teachers, clients, hosts and hostesses, nurses, caregivers, and so many more people on your list.

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