What are the best anti-acne treatment kits - according to Dermatologists?

We checked the most popular anti-acne kits on the market and here is what we found. The main active ingredients are benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. The price for 3 months’ supply was around $90, quite similar to all contenders. What are the main differences between these acne treatment kits?

Medicated acne cleanser:

MDacne and Neutrogena provide a mild anti-acne medicated cleanser, with salicyl acid. MDacne is personalizing the cleanser with different ingredients and different amount of salicylic acid according to the user's skin type, skin sensitivity, and acne severity.

Medicated anti-acne cream:

The four kits provide an effective medicated night cream. Only MDacne is providing a special micronized form of benzoyl peroxide (BPO) using the superior micronized form of benzoyl peroxide (BPO) that is more effective and less irritating than regular BPO. Proactiv MD kit provides as active ingredient adapalene 0.1% that is inferior to benzoyl peroxide as an active anti-acne agent and is far more irritating and causes significant sensitivity to the sun. The MDacne night treatment is the only one that combines with medical grade (BPO) plants based ingredients that further reduce skin irritation and help fade post-acne dark spots.

Customized to the user's skin:

Personalization to the user skin, continuous progress monitoring and free "Dermatologist chat support" are unique to the MDacne personalized acne treatment system. using it's Mobile AI-based app (MDacne) it analyzes the user's self and provides a different kit to different people. The customization of the list offers better efficiency, less irritation, and better commitment. The products are further finetuned free of charge during the treatment.

MDacne®

Proactiv® classic

Proactiv® MD

Neutrogena®

Medicated Cleanser

Yes (FDA cleared medicated cleanser)

No

No (regular cleanser)

Yes

Medicated anti-acne cream

Yes (micronized BPO for increased efficacy and reduced irritation

Yes (simple BPO)+sulfur

Adapalene 0.1% (Highly irritating, sun sensitivity, not recommend in pregnancy)

Yes.
(Simple BPO)

Oil-free Moisturizer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Customized to user skin

Yes

No

No

No

Different ingredients and % personalized to the user

Yes

No

No

No

Mobile based skin analysis and monitoring

Yes (unlimited)

No

No

No

Chat with a Dermatologist

Yes (unlimited)

No

No

No

Contains Hydrochloric acid

No

N/A

Yes

N/A

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