How long does it take for birth control to clear acne?

acne and birth control pills

With all effective anti-acne treatment, you can expect some improvement after 4-6 weeks and significant improvement after 12 weeks. The same is true for birth control pills. Having said that, to control your acne you would need to use in parallel, an effective acne-prone skin routine. This should include a medical-grade cleanser and treatment cream and an oil-free moisturizer that will not clog your skin.

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