For acne-prone individuals, many skin care products contain ingredients that have a high likelihood of clogging pores, leading to blackheads, blemishes, and blotches. Even with much diligence, it can be a struggle to know what to look out for when choosing products for taking care of one’s skin. To make this a bit easier, here we provide you with a list of pore-clogging ingredients commonly found in cosmetics, lotions, body-washes, and other health & beauty products.
Quickly identify whether the skin care or cosmetic products you regularly use contain pour-clogging ingredients. Copy and insert a comma-separated list of ingredients into the box below and click “Check”. Comedogenic ingredients (from the list below) that are found, will be highlighed.
*Disclaimer: this list (and associated search) is neither comprehensive nor definitive. Comedogenic Rating on which these ingredients may be listed as pour-clogging is only a guideline and an individual’s reaction to the ingredients in any commercial product can vary person-to-person.
At NEOSkin Center, our acne treatment is a regimen that that progressively challenges the skin to heal, clear, and behave normally. The medical staff evaluates each patient’s skin tolerability to the products and adjusts the speed at which stronger products can be introduced.