The Lotion Conundrum: Moisturizing Acne-Prone Skin
Moisturizing your skin when it's prone to breakouts. Good? Bad? Ugly? Test what you know about how to care for acne-prone skin.
True or false: It's important to moisturize, even if you have acne-prone skin.
What does the term non-comedogenic mean?
- The product will treat acne.
- The product contains sunscreen.
- The product won't cause acne.
True or false: Natural products are better for your acne-prone skin.
What type of moisturizer should you choose if you have acne-prone skin?
- creamy, oil-based lotions
- non-comedogenic, water-based formulas
- creams formulated with vitamin K
What type of moisturizer absorbs moisture from the air to hydrate your skin?
Which should you apply to your clean face first, acne medication or moisturizer?
- acne treatments, then moisturizer
- moisturizer, then acne treatments
Which type of moisturizers usually contain more lipids (oils and fats)?
What acne-controlling ingredient causes sun sensitivity?
What causes those dark, brown spots that sometimes appear after an acne breakout?
- excess melanin
- excess melatonin
- a side effect of topical vitamin A creams
How much moisturizer should most people use on their face?
- a pea-sized amount
- a palm full
- 1 ounce