If acne-fighting ingredients such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid are too strong for your skin, we've got another great option for you: sulfur! While it works similarly to the two mentioned above—by absorbing excess sebum and getting rid of dead skin cells—it's a lot gentler and non-drying on your complexion.

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Ready to give sulfur a chance? These products won't disappoint!

1. Dr. S. Wong's Sulfur Soap with Moisturizer

P55, Watsons

This multi-purpose face and body soap not only fights acne, but can alleviate other skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis, too!

2. Mario Badescu Drying Mask

P1,300, Rustan's The Beauty Source

A sulfur-based mask which contains calamine to dry up and soothe angry pimples. Use this on your face, chest, and back whenever a breakout occurs.


3. Kate Somerville Eradikate Acne Treatment

P1,541, Sephora.ph

For the ultimate blemish-buster, the Eradikate combines salicylic acid and sulfur to get rid of acne-causing bacteria and heal existing pimples.

4. VMV Hypoallergenics Red Better Spot Corrector

P580, Trinoma

This mild, non-drying skin balm contains salicylic acid, sulfur, and anti-oxidants to soothe breakouts and other skin conditions. 


Origins Out Of Trouble 10 Minute Mask To Rescue Problem Skin

P1,250, Lazada

Formulated with sulfur and zinc oxide, this heavy-duty face mask quickly soaks up oil, dirt, and bacteria to unclog pores and refine the look of your complexion.


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* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.

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