New formulas boost sales

Sales of acne-fighting products have been on the rise, which comes as little surprise as manufacturers continue to develop innovative formulas and consumers strive for flawless, blemish-free skin.

According to SymphonyIRI Group, sales of acne treatments increased 2.5% during the 12 weeks ended Oct. 2 at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart).

Taking the No. 1 spot is Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash. Meanwhile, in July the brand added the new Power-Gel Cleanser to its lineup. The collection is equipped with MicroClear technology to speed delivery of salicylic acid into clogged pores.


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