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My affection for Clarisonic has now grown into a full blown love affair. I’ve been a fan of their Deep Pore cleansing brush for ages now, and never thought I’d use anything else. But all of this changed when I tried their Clarisonic Acne Cleansing Brush Head, $25 on a whim. While perusing the skin care section on a recent shopping trip in Sephora, I paused to check out the Clarisonic display. I had no real reason to be nosing around over there. I mean, I’ve got a year’s worth of Deep Pore cleansing brushes stocked at my house, lol.

Alas, the beauty junkie in me couldn’t resist and I began taking a look at the Clarisonic Acne Clarifying Cleansing Set, $47 which contains the Clarisonic Acne Daily Clarifying Wash and Acne Cleansing Brush Head. Though my skin stays pretty clear (*knocks on wood*), blackheads have long been a persistent issue for me. My dermatologist recently put me on two prescription acne creams, so my skin has been more sensitive than usual. The Deep Pore brush was great when my skin was oily over the summer, but now I’m using these serious acne creams and my skin is needs a gentler touch.

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I didn’t want to double-dip on acne treating ingredients, so I decided to pass on the cleanser and purchased just the Acne Cleansing Brush Head. The brush’s bristles are uniquely textured to give acne-prone skin an ultra-gentle, pore flushing cleansing without irritating sensitive, compromised skin. I’ve been using it on my Clarisonic Plus for about a month now and it’s already worked wonders on my skin! My skin is no longer irritated after cleansing, which leaves it in a healthy state for my prescription creams. The overall clarity and sensitivity of my skin has greatly improved and I couldn’t be more pleased.

Clarisonic continues to impress!  Things were already pretty hot and heavy between us, but at this point I’m ready to put a ring on it. Ha! I think my next purchase will be the Clarisonic Opal, which I hear works like a dream at moisturizing the delicate skin around the eyes. I recently had one of those Visia Complexion Analysis skin scans done where they basically tell you every single solitary thing that’s wrong with your skin, and then give you a print out of their findings to shame you illustrate what needs improvement. Let’s just say that my suspicion that my eyes have suddenly begun to age at a break-neck pace was confirmed. *sigh* But that another post for another day…

If you’re suffering from acne and want to up your cleansing game (which is sooo important when battling blemishes) I recommend introducing Clarisonic into the situation. If you’ve already got a Clarisonic system pick up the Brush Head or Cleansing set, and it you’re a total newbie and need the whole shebang, give the CLARISONIC Acne Clarifying Collection, $169 a whirl. Do you use any Clarisonic products? How have they changed your skin?