Advantage Acne Spot Treatment is a 2% salicylic acid gel with an acidic pH of 3.2, so it can exfoliate the skin's surface and inside the pore lining. That's great, but the alcohol base is problematic, especially when combined with the cinnamon and cedar bark extracts that are known skin irritants. More Information
Only a generation ago, it was thought that eating too many sweet or greasy foods caused acne; now doctors know much more about why breakouts happen and how to treat them. This section addresses common questions about acne.