FAQ

FAQ

Azclear Medicated Lotion should be applied onto clean dry skin so we recommend using it directly after cleansing with Azclear Foaming Wash, and then following with the Azclear Soothing Gel or Azclear Day Moisturiser with SPF30 as needed.

Let the Azclear Medicated Lotion sink into the skin before applying makeup or another product over the top to avoid pilling.

It can be hard to predict how long it will take for acne to clear as causes vary from person to person. However studies1 show Azelaic acid can reduce up to 82% of acne within 9 weeks.

Yes! Azelaic acid is better tolerated than other common actives such as Benzoyl Peroxide making it a more gentle option for sensitive skin2.

However, we always recommend patch testing before using Azclear.

They key ingredient in our Medicated Lotion is Azelaic Acid.

Azelaic acid helps to:

• fight bacteria

• unblock pores and blackheads

• dry out pimples

• and reduce redness.

Yes. Azelaic acid 20% can be used during pregnancy and while breastfeeding3.

Yes. Azelaic acid 20% is suitable for all types of mild to moderate acne, including hormonal acne and adult female acne3.

No! We're proud to say we do not conduct any animal testing. Instead, we use in-vitro methods, where necessary, on human volunteers.

Yes. Azelaic acid 20% has been shown to improve cystic acne. However, for severe cases, a combination of treatments may be needed4. For all forms of severe acne, you should discuss treatment options with your dermatologist.

Yes. Clinical studies have shown that Azelaic acid 20% is effective in treating the symptoms of acne vulgaris5.

Azclear Action Medicated Lotion is indicated for papulopustular rosacea. For other forms of rosacea, please discuss treatment options with your dermatologist.

Azclear Action Medicated Lotion has no known negative reactions associated with other conditions or medications such as Roaccutane, doxycycline or minimicen. However, you should speak to your doctor before using Azclear Action Medicated Lotion if you are taking prescription medication for acne.

References

1. Elewski B and Thiboutot D. A Clinical Overview of Azelaic Acid. Cutis 2006; 77(2 Suppl): 12-16.

2. Cunliffe - 1993 - Azelaic acid - review of its role in acne.pdf.

3. Bagatin E, Freitas THP de, Rivitti-Machado MC, Ribeiro BM, Nunes S, Rocha MAD da. Adult female acne: a guide to clinical practice. An Bras Dermatol 2019;94(1):62–75.

4. Hjorth N, Graupe K. Azelaic Acid for the Treatment of Acne. Acta Dermato-Venereologica (Stockh) 1989;(Suppl 143):45–48.

5. Katsambas A, Graupe K, Stratigos J. Clinical studies of 20% Azelaic acid Cream in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris. Acta Dermato-Venereologica (Stockh) 1989;(Suppl 143):35–39.