Breakouts, blemishes, pimples, zits — no matter what you call them, combating congested pores
often feels like a huge undertaking. You’re probably familiar with bentonite clay, tea tree, and other skincare ingredients that help keep acne at bay
, but have you heard of chlorophyll? The green pigment found in algae and plants boasts some impressive skin benefits, especially if you have acne-prone skin
"Chlorophyll reduces inflammation and helps create an environment free of bacteria, making it beneficial for someone with acne," notes Debra Jaliman
, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City. The plant product might sound a little hippy-dippy, but it’s actually found in many clarifying facial treatments, including masks.
Reap the skincare benefits of chlorophyll with these face masks ahead.