Details the uses and effectiveness of sulfur soap to treat a variety of skin conditions

Sulfur Soap FAQ

Sulfur Soap F A Q


Sulfur Soap is widely used today to treat acne and other skin conditions

Can using sulfur soap be dangerous?

Sulfur is a naturally occurring compound and most people who use it regularly suffer no ill effects. If you have very sensitive skin it is recommended that you wash lightly with the soap once to determine if it is right for you. Sensitive skin sufferers may also benefit from a milder 3% sulfur content soap. Some people do experience additional dryness of the skin, this can be helped by using a sulfur soap that contains moisturing agents like aloe vera or lanolin. Be sure to check the list of ingredients before using any skin product as you may be allergic to some. Sulfur soap should not be used on sun burnt skin or on open wounds. Pregnant women and those breastfeeding should also avoid using this soap as should those with kidney and liver disorders, diabetes or poor circulation.

Will it cure my acne?

While there can be no 100% guarantees, sulfur soap does help many people who suffer from acne related skin conditions. Whiteheads and blackheads can effectively be treated with sulfur, the drying and exfoliating properties of sulfur are an ideal method of clearing the skin pores. The more severe cystic acne however is harder to treat.


Do only teenagers get acne?

Although it is true that acne is most common in young people aged between 13 -20, due to the higher levels of anrodgen hormones. Acne may also appear in a small percentage of the adult population and some women who suffer dramatic hormonal changes during their monthly cycles may also have regular breakouts of adult acne.

Will makeup cause acne?

Heavy makeup use may irritate an exsisting acne condition and even lead to a fresh acne breakout. If you have acne you may be embarrased by the look of your skin, try to avoid applying too much makeup as this will likely clogged the pores further and could lead to more severe problems. if you feel the need to wear makeup use water based makeup and moisturizer.

Where can I buy sulfur soap?

Sulfur soap can easily be bought online here or from many drugstores.