For mild to moderate acne, aloe vera can help sooth the symptoms, heal the damage caused by acne and help prevent future breakouts. Aloe contains naturally occurring salicylic acid which provides anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
Truly Clear contains a component called sericin. Also known as silk amino acids or silk proteins, they are obtained by the hydrolysis of silk – a natural protein fiber. The thread obtained from the silk cocoon woven by the silkworm in the production of silk fibers. Silk proteins are considered by most vegans as animal byproducts and therefore not vegan.
When skincare enthusiasts hear the words coconut oil used in the same sentence as acne treatment the result is usually confusion. Coconut oil is generally considered to be a comedogenic (causes acne) ingredient. Truly Clear’s base is made with sodium cocoate which is not the same as coconut oil, MCT or other coconut based oils.