When you have acne, it’s an easy assumption to make that using a large amount of topical acne product during application is better. But actually, that’s not the case. Using too much product can cause severe dryness, redness, peeling and other skin issues that will only make your acne worse. You also might be tempted to apply acne products more than twice a day, which is also inadvisable. The appropriate amount to use is typically a pea-sized dollop for the face–it should be enough for a thin layer to smooth onto the skin.
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