Whether it’s the odd spot during that time of the month or a full-blown, painful breakout around your jawline, cheek or forehead, chances are we’ve all had an encounter with acne at some point in our lives. And while the immediate urge is to annihilate those nasty acne bumps with the strongest products you can find, you will get better, longer-lasting results when you give your skin some TLC.

While some of us might reach out for products containing salicylic, glycolic and lactic acids, tea tree oil and sulphur, CEO of Re:erth, Shinji Yamasaki, tells us that you don’t always have to. He makes a case for his new product, Blemish Control, which contains none of those ingredients but claims to target all types of acne, including antibiotic-resistant acne (more on that later). Just how does it work? We chatted with him to find out more.

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