hims acne treatment

what is it?

A bespoke, prescription evening cream offered at three different strengths to help control your acne and renew your skin’s surface to prevent future breakouts.

what’s in it?

While the best formula is always determined by the provider, our active skincare ingredients include Tretinoin, Clindamycin, Zinc Pyrithione, Azaleic Acid, and/or Niacinamide

Currently the following active ingredient strength options are available: 

Tretinoin: 0.0125%, 0.022%, 0.035% 

Clindamycin: 1% 

Niacinamide: 4% 

common ingredient questions:

what’s the recommended dosage?

Please use as recommended by your doctor. Recommended for men over the age of 18. 

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 an intake form 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 hims 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.

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