Description of NeoStrata Clarifying Cleanser ( Formerly Antibacterial Facial Cleanser ):
A non-irritating, soap-free cleanser with Triclosan and Pro-Vitamin B5 that reduces bacteria. Appropriate for all skin types.
• Triclosan helps reduce bacteria
• Gluconolactone a PHA offers anti-aging benefits
• Ideal for oily, acne or rosacea prone skin
Neostrata's soap-free foaming cleanser with Triclosan is an antibacterial treatment that dissolves impurities and helps reduce problem-causing bacteria, which aggravates skin conditions such as acne and rosacea. PHAs provide light exfoliation, while calming chamomile extract and Pro-Vitamin B5 help condition skin. Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. NeoStrata Antibacterial cleanser is clinically proven to be compatible with retinoid therapy for acne (Cutis 2004). Soap-Free. Fragrance-Free. Dye-Free. Paba-Free. Formulated with 0.3% Triclosan and 4% Gluconolactone.
Benefits of Gluconolactone:
Gluconolactone is applauded for it's skin conditioning properties. Studies have shown that Gluconolactone may be used as a mild anti-bacterial treatment for acneic skin, due to the increase in cellular turnover, similar to that of alpha hydroxy acids. Gluconolactone is an antioxidant and neutralizes free radicals. According to the 2004 journal of "Dermatologic Surgery" Gluconolactone is up to a 50 % UV protectant. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has categorized Gluconolactone as "Generally Regarded as Safe" for topical applications.
Treatment for Rosacea;
Many cleansers are not rosacea friendly. NeoStrata Antibacterial Facial Cleanser quiets skin with chamomile, is gentle and does not aggravate rosacea.