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Can't Find an Alternative Acne Product? Try Zenmed!
Studies show that millions of people across the globe suffer from acne at some point during their lives. For some, it appears in the teenage years with the start of puberty, and for others in may not appear until they are adults. There are a whole myriad of acne products on the market, aimed at treating the causes of acne or healing the blemishes resulting from the disease. In past years, herbal and botanical acne products were eclipsed by more chemically-intensive acne treatments, although recently there has been a return to more natural products. The Zenmed Skin Support System was created to provide an herbally and botanically-based holistic system for treating acne and preventing future breakouts.
The claim on Zenmed's website is "no gimmicks, no celebrities and no harsh chemicals. Just a no-nonsense holistic approach to handling your persistent and painful acne." Zenmed has a variety of products using ingredients such as lime, ylang ylang, lavender, aloe vera gel, sunflower oil, and the ever-popular tea tree oil, in combination with more active ingredients. One active ingredient used in Zenmed is salicylic acid, a hydroxy acid found in the bark of willow trees. Other active ingredients include hydroxyethyl cellulose and sodium glycolate, both used in many skin care products. One thing to note about these products right off the bat - they are reported to be entirely non-irritating, and with no reported side-effects. Intrigued? Keep reading.
The Zenmed system has several components to its comprehensive acne treatment plan. The first, as in most acne treatment plans, is a facial cleanser, in this case taking the form of a gel. This gel is supposed to remove only the excess oil from the face, preventing the positive-feedback cycles of other cleansers that are said to strip the skin, resulting in greater overall sebum production. This particular gel is also intended to act as a toner, by restoring the skin's pH balance. Other benefits of the Zenmed facial cleansing gel are reported to include the prevention of follicular clogging, protection of the skin, restriction of bacterial growth, and the drawing out of the skin's impurities.
The second step in the Zenmed system is a renewing serum, which is actually a home-treatment micropeel. This acne product uses fruit-derived alpha hydroxy acids to cleanse and exfoliate the skin, smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, and reducing the appearance of acne scars. Zenmed reports that when the serum removes the top layer of skin, it actually stimulates healthy cellular regeneration in the lower layers of skin, speeding up the amount of time that it takes cells to heal.
The H-Series moisturizer is the final product in the ZenMed acne treatment system. Hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic, this moisturizer is said to promote cellular regeneration and to hydrate and revitalize dull and damaged skin.
There are other products that have been developed by Zenmed to address various other skin problems. Specific products for body acne and acne scars are advertised on their website, as well as anti-redness masks for rosacea and a cream and cleanser tailored for eczema. An additional acne product provided by Zenmed is their Derma Cleanse Supplement, a capsule containing burdock, dandelion and milk thistle. This internal treatment is supposed to aid the balancing of hormones, in addition to stimulating the immune system and detoxifying the body.
The Zenmed products have many positive aspects suggesting them as a good potential treatment for acne. By using natural products, including herbal and botanical extracts, Zenmed has eliminated the side-effects suffered by people using more chemically-intensive treatments. This company actually promises that their products do not cause irritation, and will not bleach or hyperpigment the skin. Furthermore, Zenmed is a comprehensive system that attacks acne treatment from a number of different angles; acne products are usually more effective as part of a multi-faceted system with a number of products.
There are a limited number of customer reviews out there for the ZenMed products. As with many acne products, while Zenmed works for some it doesn't work for all, and while some customers give the products rave reviews, others disagreed entirely. I did encounter one review that suggested the 60-day money-back guarantee had a few stipulations, so it might be worth looking into that before purchasing from ZenMed.
The Zenmed Skin Care System is not a quick-fix for acne; in many cases, acne may get worse before it ultimately improves, a warning common amongst many acne systems. It does, however, seem to address many of the causes of acne, in addition to providing relief for blemishes that already exist. The lack of side-effects is a huge point in its favour, as is the use of natural ingredients, so if you're looking for an acne product to start a skin care campaign, this is definitely one to consider.
About the Author: Author C. L. Jackson wishes the topic of acne was simply an academic interest ... but unfortunately thatís not the case! You'll find much more information on this topic at the author's website http://www.acne-infosource.info/acne-products.php