Top 5 Effective Acne Soaps in India


If you are in your teens and suffer from acne, then you must also have tried a hundred face washes that claim to work on acne without any results. Why just teens, these days, so many of us suffer from adult acne too. Sometimes, in order to root out acne, you need something stronger than face washes. And just for this purpose are some very effective medicated soaps that are available over the counter which will help you give acne relief. You would not have come across these soaps in the supermarket aisles because they are normally stocked by your chemist. They are soaps that are recommended by dermatologists to counter acne and have been proven to be effective in killing acne causing bacteria and controlling the sebum production in the skin. Here is a list of the top 5 effective acne soaps in India.


Top 5 Effective Acne Soaps in India

1. Dermadew Acne Soap

Dermadew Acne Soap

It is a gentle oleo based cleanser that also contains salicylic acid, olive oil, tea tree oil, aloe vera, glycerin and manuka concentrate. The soap moisturizes and nourishes the skin while also controlling sebum and inhibiting acne. The soap on regular use fights pimples and gives you soft and clear skin that is not overtly dry.It works up a rich lather and can be used twice a day. It is priced at Rs. 115 for 75 g.

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2. Acnil Pimple Care Soap

Acnil Pimple Care Soap

The Acnil soap contains both sulphur and salicylic acid- two ingredients that help in rooting out acne. It helps open up closed pores, fights against acne causing bacteria and does not cause excessive dryness. The soap develops a rich lather. Use it to wash your face twice a day. You could do it thrice if your face is very oily. It is priced at Rs. 40 for a 75 g bar.

3. Acnelak Soap

Acnelak Soap

Acnelak soap contains 0.5% triclosan which helps in weeding out acne causing bacteria. The soap also contains zinc oxide which helps in soothing inflammation and healing your skin quickly. It has special oil dissolving ingredients that rid the skin of excess sebum. It can be used to wash the face 2-3 times in a day. The soap is priced at Rs. 75 for a 75 g bar.

4. SebaMed Clear Face Cleansing Bar

SebaMed Clear Face Cleansing Bar

The SebaMed Clear Face Cleansing Bar is a soap free cleansing bar that is ideal for acne prone and blemished skin. It effectively reduces acne, pimples and blackheads by maintaining the skin pH at 5.5 and killing acne causing bacteria. It is enriched with Vitamin E that zap out the free-radicals from your skin. The soap has natural moisturizers in the form of lecithin, vitamins and amino acids which help in keeping your skin soft and supple. It is priced at Rs. 180 for 100 g.

5. Richfeel Calendula Soap for Acne

Richfeel Calendula Soap for Acne

The Richfeel Calendula soap contains Calendula extracts which is an antiseptic ingredient that helps fight acne causing bacteria and also enhances the skin complexion. It is a non-dehydrating soap that keeps your skin moist, even in winters. It also works on removing tanning and acne scars in the skin. Wash your face with it twice a day for best results. It is priced at Rs. 70 for 75 g.

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After a stint in an MNC in Bangalore, Aparna has now started doing what she loves the most- writing. Travelling and cooking come a close second and third. She lives in Mumbai with her husband.