If you buy acne products, you may have noticed that not all of them have the same active ingredient. The two main ingredients in over the counter acne products are salicylic acid and benzyl peroxide. They are each beneficial for certain types of acne, but one works best on black heads and one works best on white heads.
Come check out our little cheat sheet on acne ingredients to see what one you should be using. You'll also find more info on acne, oily skin and product picks.