hers acne treatment

what is it?

A one-two punch prescription morning and evening cream that controls your acne and renews your skin’s surface.

what’s in it?

Active ingredients:

Tretinoin: is a retinoid (a derivative of vitamin a), used topically to treat acne. It increases the speed of cell turnover, meaning new skin will make its way to the surface faster. It make take up to 8 weeks for tretinoin to product noticeable results. this ingredient is only found in the evening treatment.

Niacinamide: is a form of vitamin B3, when used topically increases the amount of keratin that is formed by the skin. This may improve the surface structure of the skin. It is possible that niacinamide demonstrates anti-inflammatory effects from acne and other irritating conditions. this ingredient is only found in the evening treatment.

Clindamycin: is an antibiotic, used topically to treat the bacteria that contributes to acne. this ingredient is found in both the morning and evening treatments. 

Non-active ingredients

Caprylic / capric triglycerides, cetearyl alcohol, ceteareth-20, cetyl esters, wax, dimethicone 350 NF, ethyl alcohol, ethylhexylglycerin, glyceryl, stearate, hydroxyethyl acrylate, hydroxypropyl starch phosphate, lecithin, octyldodecanol, PEG-100 stearate, phenoxyethanol, poloxamer 407, polyoxyethylene (2), stearyl ether, polyoxyethylene (21) stearyl ether, polysorbate 60, propylene glycol, purified bentonite, purified water, sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, sorbitol, squalene and stearyl alcohol

common ingredient questions:

what’s the recommended dosage?

Please use as recommended by your doctor. Recommended for women between the ages of 18 to 65.

i placed an order, how does this work?

Since this treatment is a prescription medication, after you place your order you will be prompted to complete a medical assessment which will be reviewed by a doctor. From there they will let you know if they recommend treatment. you can find more info about our medical advisors and care delivery here

what are the potential side effects?

Common side effects of the hers acne treatment include:

Warmth or stinging immediately after applying the medication.

Other side effects:

Skin tingling, itching, redness, swelling, dryness, peeling, scaling, irritation, discolored skin, or worsening of acne during the first 2-4 weeks of using the medication.

why is my renewal prescription different?

We are constantly working to update the skin products available through our platform so our customers can access the most effective treatments at an affordable price. 

Your prescription may be adjusted if your healthcare provider deems your medical needs would be better treated with a different medication, or if the formula you were previously prescribed is no longer available. 

Currently the following active ingredient strength options are available: 

Tretinoin: 0.0125%, 0.022%, 0.035% 

Clindamycin: 1% 

Niacinamide: 4% 

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