The Tale of Dr Dennis Gross & The Magical Acne Treatments

If some demon being forced me to choose only one brand to control my acne forever, Dr. G would be my man. Dr Dennis Gross is most well-known for his miracle in a tub, Alpha Beta Peel Pads. However there is so so much more to the brand than these anti-aging wonders. Dr. G is a practicing dermatologist who started his career researching and educating on skin cancer.

According to his fab website that is bursting with information about his products, there are several notable points of difference regarding Dennis Gross Skincare:

  • Dr. G’s background as a skin cancer researcher and product formulator, coupled with daily patient interaction in his NYC practice, gives him experience and foresight to develop stellar formulas that permanently improve any complexion.
  • Multiple, concentrated ingredients instilled into each formula alleviate various concerns, fight age and repair. High concentrations of vitamins, antioxidants and botanicals enhance penetration and performance.
  • Formulas are multi-functional gender neutral and benefit all skin types and ages. Many products achieve more than one purpose, such as a cleanser that doubles as a toner and makeup remover.

So now that we’ve blown Dr. G’s trumpet, why is he my go to guy for acne problems?

Because his treatments rock.

Clarifying Collodial Sulfur Mask- This guy will do everything from killing bacteria to absorbing excess sebum to calming redness to cooking you bacon and eggs in the morning. This is an overnight mask starring collodial sulfur to heal acne and absorb excess oil. Licorice Root Extract will reduce cellular inflammation and brighten the skin while retinol will speed up cell renewal, promoting healing. Can be used daily either as a spot treatment or mask.

 Correct & Perfect Spot Treatment- This is a sulfur based spot treatment that reduces infection and inflammation. What makes this treatment so rad is it doesn’t over dry the skin as so many acne treatments do. It will unblock the pores and flatten blemishes whilst soothing inflamed skin.

Anddddd his moisturisers are the dog’s tuxedo…

Hydra-Pure Oil Free Moisturiser- Super fast absorbing lotion with anti aging and blemish fighting properties. This is an acne prone skin’s dream. Calming and anti inflammatory properties, antioxidants to protect against environmental damage, hyaluronic acid and glycerin for intense, oil free hydration.

Hyaluronic Moisture Cushion- Oil free hydration, antioxidant cocktail and resurfacing properties; what more could a girl ask for! Glycolic and Lactic Acids will smooth skin texture while Hyaluronic Acid provides deep hydration without congesting the pores or creating shiny skin.


These guys are my go to for times of blemish busting need. They provide the perfect balance between crushing blemishes and not over drying the skin. Lovely!


Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare is available at Mecca Cosmetica, Mecca Maxima and

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