Clean, Clear, Confident Teen - Collection
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Clean Clear Confident Teen by Roccoco Botanicals is designed as a 3-step anti-blemish system specifically designed for problematic teenage skin. Introducing a fuss-free botanical solution for managing problematic teenage skin naturally. Combining Active Botanicals and Vitamins to help unclog pores and mattify the skin without dehydration while its calming concoction of prebiotics assists in the reduction of inflammation for healthier and smoother glowing skin.
Step 1. Clean Cleanser: Detox - A foaming anti-fungal and anti-microbial cleanser designed to remove the biofilm, kill Demodex mites, and restore essential fatty acid. Makeup, oil, and solution are effortlessly removed from the skin without over-stripping or causing dehydration.
Step 2. Clear Serum: Treat - An anti-bacterial serum that restores skin ceramides while simultaneously forming a protective barrier on the skin. Actives penetrate into the skin up to 50% more, decreasing inflammation and accelerating the healing process.
Step 3. Confident Moisturizer: Nourish - A lightweight, fast-absorbing moisturizer that is anti-fungal and anti-microbial. Stops the biofilm from reproducing, helping to calm and purify the skin. Breakouts are reduced and oil is controlled leaving the skin fresh and shine-free for longer.
Growth hormone is not the only hormone at play. Closely associated is another hormone called Insulin-Like Growth Factor (IGF) which results from too much stress inside and outside the body, increasing frustrating amounts of sebum and skin cells. These hormones influence the environment that creates the congestion, breakouts, and stubborn bacteria lingering on the skin.
Is acne bacteria the only bacteria involved in teen acne?
These two hormones also have an effect on the skin’s microbiome, where microorganisms live. It is the hyper-activation of the body’s immune response that alters its state which leads to further issues. Because of this, several species of acne bacteria growing during this time, many of which are particularly inflammatory. Another consequence of this microbiome alteration is an increase in the growth of yeasts and fungi on the skin. Yeasts such as Malasezzia require sebum as a food source. During the teen years, sebum is produced in abundance, leaving an overgrowth of fungi and yeast on the skin. These micro-organisms can become difficult to remove, due to the nature of them forming a protective glue around themselves called a Biofilm.
Don't all cleansers clean the skin?
With teenage skin being oilier, they need a cleanser that effectively cleanses, without stripping the skin, drying it out. Scrubbing the skin isn’t the answer either, because the bacteria are all stuck together in the biofilm glue, which literally anchors them to live skin cells. Normal cleansers simply don’t remove them. The Clean cleanser step is specifically designed for teen skin. Exclusive to Roccoco, it contains a yeast ferment that removes the biofilm for a super clean result, without feeling stripped or dry. It also contains anti-inflammatory essential fatty acids to restore the skin barrier.
My sons face had started to break out. He starting using this routine it has significantly improved!