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An Easy-to-Follow, Incredibly Effective Anti-Acne Regimen

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Cultivar Skincare takes acne seriously. We’ve put together a thorough and effective protocol that is also easy to follow, as well as being the most effective regimen that we’ve found for combating acne and preventing new breakouts.

Our protocol incorporates the products in our range that have been formulated from ethically-sourced certified organic ingredients. These ingredients have been selected for their ability to calm, treat and heal skin quickly. We use aromatherapy, ayurveda and herbalism to find unique and effective treatments for even the most stubborn hormonal breakouts.

Because our products are gentle and calming, they work to soothe skin and minimize redness and scarring, while healing and minimizing breakouts.

Step One:

Organic Turmeric and Vitamin C Face Cleanser- Shake the bottle gently and then pump approximately ½ tsp into the palm of your hand. Do not mix with water. Apply to the face with gentle circular motions, avoiding the eyes. Rinse well with warm water. This can be used morning and night. It does not over-strip the skin and actively works to calm the skin while it is cleaning.

Step Two:

Organic Turmeric and Hibiscus Skin Brightening Exfoliating Face Scrub- This is an all-natural, 92% certified organic ingredient formulation that works on all skin types. Seriously. The “grit” of this formulation is extraordinarily fine, which keeps all of the ingredients integrated as it polishes away dead skin and helps to unclog pores.Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatoryand helps to balance the oil production. Hibiscus is known as “nature’s botox” because of its high content of alpha-hydroxy acids, which helps to remove dead skin cells and leave skin soft. One of the prized ingredients in this recipe is Camu Camu, which has the highest amount of Vitamin C of any fruit. This makes it a fantastic exfoliant in it’s own right, but it is phenomenal at helping to brighten skin and fade acne scars. To use: mix approximately ½ teaspoon of the scrub with your preferred liquid (water, milk or tea). The paste should be thin enough to spread easily. Gently apply to face in circular motion for 2-3 minutes, avoiding eyes, and then rinse with warm water.For dry skin, use 2-3 times per week. For oily/acneic skin, use 3-4 daily. This is non-drying, but very effective. We always recommend using face exfoliants at night so that skin time to recover before being in the sun.

Step Three:

Organic Rose and Helichrysum Toner- Our toner is perfectly balanced to bring the skin’s ph level back to neutral. Toning is a very important step that is often overlooked. Helichrysum is an excellent ingredient to help soothe and minimize any skin irritations.This can be used throughout the day to hydrate and refresh the

skin.To use: Close eyes and spray 3-4 times over the entire face, or,spray the toner onto a cotton ball and smooth over skin.

Step Four:

Organic Anti-Acne Treatment-This wonderful treatment can be used as a “spot” treatment or as an all-over treatment. It is clear, non-staining, non-drying and non-irritating.Organic Babassu Oil is naturally anti-bacterial and anti-microbial, which means that it simply doesn’t allow bacteria (which is what acne is) to survive. This fantastic treatment can be added to a favorite moisturizer, too. To use: Apply a drop to the affected area and rub in. Use as often as needed.

Step Five:

Organic Black Cumin and Bergamot Skin Serum- This ultra-concentrated serum is packed with botanical extracts and essential oils and helps to balance the oil production of the skin and minimize hyperpigmentation. The oils in this spectacular formula were chosen because the oils are naturally high in the types of fatty acids that help to keep pores clear.This luxurious treatment can be used as a spot treatment or as an all-over treatment. To Use: apply a drop to any affected area (2 drops are more than sufficient to cover the entire face).

Step Six (optional if using Black Cumin Skin Serum as an all-over moisturizer):

Organic Deeply Nourishing Daily Moisturizer- Even oily skin needs to be properly moisturized, otherwise, oily skin will keep producing too much oil which will lead to clogged pores, blackheads and breakouts. This lightweight moisturizer, made from Organic Argan and Meadowfoam Seed Oils is perfect for keeping skin moisturized but not oily. To Use: Apply 2-3 drops over the entire face and gently smooth in.


And there you have it. This entire regimen can be completed in 5-7 minutes. We see immediate changes to skin and our customer satisfaction (relief, really) has been extraordinary.

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