FAQ LEROSETT® Organic Acne Products
How the LEROSETT® Organic Acne Method Works:
The LEROSETT® Organic Acne Kit 100% Organic Spot Treatment and Clay Mask, Botanical Acne Cleanser, and Moisture Matte Moisturizer are the three central items in the LEROSETT® Organic Acne Method.
LEROSETT® products are a healthy and natural way to get clear skin customizable to every person’s specific needs and skin condition.
LEROSETT® is the only known FDA approved botanically-based acne brand. LEROSETT® Acne products are oil-free and based on over 60% organic healing aloe, not water. LEROSETT® gets better long-term results by helping the skin to heal through active botanicals.
Most acne products use water as the main ingredient and/or benzoyl peroxide and other acne medications. Using benzoyl peroxide or intense exfoliators every day can strip the skin of its natural oils, which can cause breakouts and cause the skin to overproduce oil. Over exfoliating can also irritate the skin because you’re removing the top layer of skin before it can heal.
Getting clear skin and staying clear should be approached in different ways. The side effects of using the same strength acne system to get clear and also long-term to stay clear can cause thinning skin, hyperpigmentation, and premature aging.
With LEROSETT®, you use the Clay Mask every day to get clear and a few masks per week to stay clear. The LEROSETT® Clay mask has mild exfoliating properties but is primarily absorbing the impurities that cause pimples.
LEROSETT® has Medicated Organic Acne Kit and non-medicated Clear Skin Kits. Our acne specialists are ready and happy to help. You can call, chat, or email, or send us a photo, and we will create a regimen just for you. If it doesn’t work, we will send a free pickup tag, and you will get a refund.
Consistency is key. When you begin using LEROSETT® products for pimples, oily skin, acne, or blemishes, use as instructed two times daily, usually once in the morning and once in the evening. Skipping days or changing your routine can lengthen your clearing time.
LEROSETT® Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask “LEROSETT® Clay.”
For the best results, we recommend using one of our acne kits or product duos. For example, our LEROSETT® Acne Kit includes the Botanical Acne Cleanser, 100% Organic Clay Treatment, and the “Moisture Matte” Moisturizer, a complete skincare routine that can help to clear skin faster and target a broader range of issues.
For over 30 years, LEROSETT® & GUNILLA® skincare has been trusted by dermatologists and recommended to their patients, even those with sensitive skin. Our products are developed following our strict formulation, with our unique aloe, antioxidants, and soothing herbal ingredients that are proven effective even on sensitive skin.
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Unlike a full facial mask, spot treatments can be applied thicker and left on for extended periods, even overnight. Spot treatments are directly on the pimple and can be done as often as needed. This can also be done before a pimple is formed, so if you feel one starts to swell, put some clay on it ASAP!
Spot treating a popped pimple. If you have a pimple ready for extraction, wait until the main drainage is over (maybe 30 min). Use a cotton ball to absorb the drainage, then spot the extraction point for 30 minutes, a few times a day, and spot treatment overnight. This can absorb remaining liquids, and infection and help close the opening, which prevents a scab and thereby minimizes scarring. LEROSETT® (Clay) Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask can be used as a drying paste.
Spot treatments with alcohol, zinc oxide, and other ingredients are not the safest for spot-treating pimples. LEROSETT® Clay is the strongest absorbing clay available and can safely remove a pimple overnight.
Daily! This is an essential process for keeping your skin hydrated, especially during dry winter months. Both the LEROSETT® Botanical Acne Cleanser and LEROSETT® Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask can be drying as well, so please moisturize after each mask or cleanse. We recommend our aloe-based LEROSETT® Moisture Matte Clear Skin Moisturizer or LEROSETT® Healing Serum are oil-free, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and can hydrate your skin effectively, minimizing the redness and swelling from pimples, etc. while adding the nutrients that help the natural healing process. *For the best hydration, the LEROSETT® Moisture Matte Clear Skin Moisturizer is more effective. This can be used in conjunction with the Healing Serum, however, for optimal effect.
In some cases of deep acne, as oil and impurities are drawn out of the skin, there can appear to be more pimples. As clogs are being pulled out, some can get stuck and back up a pimple. Purging is getting rid of all the clogs quickly so you can achieve clear skin. LEROSETT® acne products DO NOT cause acne. For those with deep pimples, these impurities must be removed for your skin to become clear. Stay consistent and don’t give up; your clear point may take time. If you choose not to remove these impurities, you may lose any chance of clearing your skin healthily. Those who have used dozens of products and nothing has worked are likely because purging never took place. Those with very problematic skin and many pimples have a lot of impurities deep in the surface. It is unfortunate for many, but purging is what must occur to achieve clear skin finally. An effective way to minimize purging time and severity during the initial clearing phase is to take ClearPoint® supplements. Since ClearPoint® is extremely useful in cutting oil production, there can be less oil in your skin to purge.
No. It’s the same answer for most acne products. Your skin sheds dead skin cells that get stuck in your follicles. LEROSETT® works by clearing the dead skin cells that cause clogs and the back up of oil. Once you stop using LEROSETT®, your skin cells can start to clog your follicle again, and your pimples can come back. No drug can prevent your skin from shedding, so you may need to be in treatment for a long time. LEROSETT® does not cure acne; it only clears your skin and removes pimples. There is no cure for acne. All products related to acne are treatments, not remedies. Many Rx drugs, antibiotics, topical products, supplements, etc., can help clear your skin, but if you stop using the products, your pimples may come back within weeks. After your skin has cleared, you should only need to apply a 10-minute LEROSETT® Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask one or two times a week to prevent clogged pores, maintain clear and healthy skin, and keep your pimples at bay. If you do get an occasional pimple, use a spot treatment with LEROSETT®. The sooner you get LEROSETT® Clay Treatment on the new pimple, the better. Using the LEROSETT®Botanical Acne Cleanser is the perfect cleanser to use every day for clear skin. We suggest not using soap if you have acne. If you have very oily skin, cystic acne, or want a very low maintenance treatment, the ClearPoint® supplement is beneficial. We highly recommend contacting us with any questions or concerns you might have during this process. Remember, the longer you use LEROSETT® products, the healthier, clearer, and more beautiful your skin can become!
LEROSETT® is a proprietary heat-treated, all-natural, micronized clay consisting of two ingredients, clay and distilled water. LEROSETT® is safe to use even when pregnant and on all skin types. LEROSETT® contains no parabens, sulfates, dyes, oils, or detergents and has no added chemicals. LEROSETT® Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask have been used by over a million acne users and thousands of dermatologists for over 30 years. There has never been any known reaction related to pregnancy. What not to use when pregnant: If you are pregnant, we highly recommend you not use any oil-based products on your face since the oil in the pores is why you have pimples. Oil is often used in organic products because oils need very little to no preservatives, but that doesn’t make oil an excellent skincare ingredient. The LEROSETT® Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask and other LEROSETT® acne products are oil-free and based on hand-planted greenhouse-grown aloe, which are both significant reasons for its success in treating problem skin.
Our new packaging, LEROSETT® Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask, should not be as sensitive to temperature as it previously was with the original metal packaging. If frozen, the ingredients can separate; however, the product can still be applied with vigorous shaking. With the initial application, you may notice particles of clay that will melt with the heat of your skin. The clay will then perform as expected. If you’re sure the clay was frozen, you can place the tube in hot water, up to 140 degrees for 5 minutes, then shake vigorously, and the clay should recombine. Excessive heat should not damage the clay, but it can damage the aloe-based LEROSETT® products. Both GUNILLA® and LEROSETT® products are botanical-based with the least preservatives, and the products should be used within the 1 st year of purchase and kept at room temperature after you receive them.
You can use other acne products if you are only using the LEROSETT® Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask. However, if you are not using the LEROSETT® Moisture Matte Clear Skin Moisturizer or the Clear Skin Face Wash, you may have less favorable results because they most likely will not be aloe-based and may not have the healing ability of LEROSETT® products. If you are using the entire LEROSETT® Acne System, you should not use other acne products. Never use bar soap to wash your face before applying the clay mask. Bar soap is alkaline and can dry out your skin. Use an oil-free aloe-based liquid cleanser like LEROSETT® Clear Skin Face Wash or our LEROSETT® Acne Cleanser. It is better not to wash your face before a clay mask than to wash with bar soap. Using a moisturizer after applying LEROSETT® is always recommended, and using sunscreen is still a good idea as well. Use a minimum of SPF 30, but apply the sunscreen after applying Gunilla of Sweden® products. Before applying sunscreen, use an oil-free botanically-based moisturizer like LEROSETT® Moisture Matte Clear Skin Moisturizer, Healing Serum, or one of our Gunilla™ Moisturizers. These moisturizers can penetrate deep into your skin, infusing all the enzymes, vitamins, and antioxidants your skin needs to look its best. Then you can cover the nutrient layer with sunscreen. As a rule, avoid using products that contain oil when you have problem skin, pimples, etc. Many oils are highly comedogenic. They can clog your pores and make your skin worse. Mainly comedogenic oils are coconut oil, olive oil, grape seed oil, and wheat germ oil. Why is there no sunscreen in Gunilla of Sweden® Products? To maintain high organic content, we do not include sunscreen ingredients.
First, you must understand that acne, like Eczema, Psoriasis, and Rosacea, are chronic and incurable skin disease. LEROSETT® is a treatment that helps to remove pimples or the side effect of acne, but you must remain in treatment to stay clear. If LEROSETT® products are not as useful as desired, often adding the ClearPoint® supplement is all it takes. Many people must treat acne externally and internally before it clears and stays that way.
Many forms of prescription medication can make clearing acne difficult but not impossible. In these cases, we recommend the continued use of LEROSETT® products since alternative treatments may make the situation more difficult by introducing more complex drugs with more potential side effects. When you stop using some chemical-based acne products, your skin can go through a withdrawal period. Your skin can become acclimated to the antibacterial effect, and it can take a few weeks of detoxing before your skin goes back to normal.
1. Confirmation: Confirm that you have pimples related to clogged pores or follicles and not Rosacea, sun rash, a staph infection of the follicle, other rashes, or similar skin disorder.
2. Acne drugs: If you just stopped using antibacterial acne drugs, your skin may go through an accelerated bacterial phase. Your skin can get worse for a short period. Since you’re no longer using antibacterial drugs, your skin may need time to regulate itself. LEROSETT® can still draw out oil, impurities, etc. but may not be as effective during the initial weaning period.
3. Purging phase: In cases of deep cystic acne, oil and clogs that lie under the skin and in the follicle can be drawn out with first use, causing what may appear to be more problems. LEROSETT® does NOT cause pimples. These impurities must be removed from under the skin and within the follicle for your skin to clear. Stay consistent, and don’t give up; your clear point is closer than you may think. If you do give up, you may lose any chance of clearing your skin healthily.
4. New pimples: If you only spot-treat individual pimples and new pimples keep popping up in other places (on your forehead, t-zone, cheeks, etc.), it means you’re not preventing the growth of new pimples by using LEROSETT® as a mask. LEROSETT® prevents problem skin by removing follicular seed clogs and minimizing oil production through mineral adsorption. A follicular clog seed can take up to 3-5 weeks to manifest itself as a pimple. You can prevent seeding by applying a thin layer of LEROSETT® as a mask 1-3 times daily (depending on skin sensitivity.) During these three weeks, the pimples you usually would have had in 3-5 weeks should not appear or only be a fraction of what it was. Unfortunately, seeding or clogging can quickly occur if you skip daily or bi-daily full mask applications.
Final note: Fighting acne, especially painful long-term acne, is a fight! You must work at it every day, and most importantly, you must be consistent and not give up. LEROSETT® will help remove more pore clogs than your body can create, but it must be used daily until your clear. There is no cure for acne, only long-term treatment. If you are having difficulty, please contact one of our skincare professionals by email, chat, or call 866-551-5505.
Since LEROSETT® has no added chemicals, it is a proprietary, micronized, heat-treated natural clay, and water. LEROSETT® is safe to use on all skin types. However, LEROSETT® is considered powerful. It is essential for dry and sensitive skin to use a moisturizer that is not water-based and contains no oils, alcohol, or added drying elements. Customers may experience dry skin, but this can be resolved by only applying LEROSETT® to a pimple itself, not the skin around a pimple. Don’t forget to add one of the LEROSETT® aloe-based moisturizers. If you have sensitive skin, LEROSETT® is unlikely to cause problems since there are no added chemicals. LEROSETT® aloe-based products are unlikely to cause problems since the aloe content is high.
Not for the LEROSETT® (Clay) Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask. It can stay in an unopened tube for years. Once opened, LEROSETT® can last for years as long as the cap is put back on after use. The LEROSETT® clay will eventually dry into a harmless powder. However, the other LEROSETT® items use hydroponically grown nutrient-rich aloe as the first ingredient. The moisturizer, clear skin face wash, acne face wash, toner, pore minimizer, and healing serum should be kept from heat and sunlight. Since these products are based on organic plant matter, they should be used within 6-10 months after opening and kept out of extreme temperatures. However, the Cleansers, Moisturizers, and Serums should last several years before opening.
The LEROSETT® Botanical Acne Cleanser has an expiration date. However, office staff uses expired acne cleansers since they are free. Some have open bottles that are fine with 3-4 years after the expiration date. The expiration date is a legal OTC date; it doesn’t relate to the exact expiration date you would find with a gallon of milk.
When we discount soon-to-expire acne cleansers, we advise you to stock up. We will replace any cleaners that go bad at any time.
Yes. LEROSETT® products are most effective when used as a system. However, not everyone uses each item at the same rate. You may run out of the LEROSETT® Acne Cleanser before you run out of Clay. Therefore, you can order each item individually. You can also use each item separately. Many users are fine with only the LEROSETT® Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask and the Matte Moisturizer. Adding the Acne Cleanser or ClearPoint® supplements is for acne that you want to clear fast or severe cystic acne.
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Gunilla of Sweden® products may clear up dark spots and help fade discoloration on all skin types. The key to drug and bleach-free safe lightening of dark spots, also known as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, is to exfoliate away the skin’s dead top cellular layers. The GUNILLA® Glycolic Night Cream and the 10% Glycolic Acid Serum are our strongest exfoliators.
LEROSETT® Acne Cleanser (medicated), and the LEROSETT® Spot Treatment and Clearing Mask are all products that can effectively exfoliate, allowing for new cell growth. The GUNILLA® Glycolic Night Cream is a good start; try to catch the dark spots as early as possible.
Acid peeling & removing dark spots:
The 10% Glycolic Acid Serum will remove dark spots if applied directly to the spot twice a day. The serum will effectively burn the top color layer off, leaving light scabbing for a few days. This light scabbing can heal in days with the LEROSETT® Healing Serum or GUNILLA® Hyaluronic Acid Serum. If done carefully and correctly, dark spots can be removed one at a time within a week.
Ask a physician before performing home dark spot removal peels*
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