It's the nasty stripping chemicals you won’t find in real-u products that set us apart from the rest. Our unique, Australian made formula is one of a kind; It's what’s inside real-u that you won’t find anywhere else. Until real-u revolutionised the acne market with our breakthrough skincare technology, we had never been able to effectively clear and control breakouts.
Once upon a time, nearly 100 years ago someone had a good idea to clear acne by treating it harshly and aggressively with a strip and burn approach.
Since the 1930’s, most acne products have contained 2 common nasties - Benzoyl Peroxide and Salicylic Acid. In simple terms, the chemicals we’re talking about here are basically bleach and acid (the same acid used in wort-off). They were designed to kill bacteria and strip the surface of the skin, with the belief that this was how you reduce oils and breakouts.
But as we now know this form of treatment only makes the problem worse. Your skin is so clever that it has it's own protective system called 'The Acid Mantle Barrier' which sits on the surface of your skin, keeping your skin in balance. It is very important to your skin, especially problem skin as it protects your skin against pimple causing bacteria, moisture loss and infection.
It's when you use these nasties on your skin that you strip this precious barrier away causing your skin to become dry, sensitive and inflamed. Also it sends your oil glands into overdrive to repair the damage, resulting in even more breakouts.
AND THATS NOT ALL
As if that isn't bad enough, there's more. They also create free radicals, which damage and weaken your skin cells - slowing down your skin’s ability to heal and repair. Also they cause your skin to become photosensitive (sun sensitive). What were we ever thinking?!?!
So those bleached and faded face cloths we mentioned earlier? Yes, they are the result of a product you’ve been applying to your face. That’s how harsh these nasties are! If it can bleach a face cloth, just imagine what it’s doing to your skin...
HOW REAL-U CHANGED ALL THAT
Thanks to recent science, unique to real-u and a deep understanding of skin that we have developed our innovative formula to work with your skin - not against it. Based on our unique breakthrough skincare technology we have revolutionised the way we deal with breakout prone skin today.
real-u delivers all 5 key benefits to help break the acne cycle:
- Promote the normalisation of (sebum) oil production without stripping and drying the skin.
- Inhibits acne causing bacteria.
- Reduce swelling and inflammation
- Heal and strengthen skin cells
- Supports your acid mantle barrier
So bottom line... we no longer have to use ineffective and damaging harsh chemicals in an attempt to clear acne. Our real-u innovative formula keeps your skin clear, healthy, and protected. That's what makes us so special... just saying.