There are many ingredients in the acne products on this page, because the products are manufactured in different countries. So, in order to know if the product is effective against acne, I need to know which ingredients are used. The following list gives an overview of the most important ingredients. The ingredients of most acne products include glycerin, propylene glycol, stearic acid, butylene glycol, glycolic acid, ethylene glycol, stearic acid, palmitic acid, stearyl alcohol, polyglyceryl-2 acrylate crosspolymer, niacinamide, sorbitan monostearate, caprylyl glycol, glyceryl trisodium glutamate, sodium hyaluronate, sodium hyaluronate, stearic acid, salicylic acid, citric acid, glyceryl stearate, sodium benzoate, ethylhexylglycerin, ethylhexylglycerin, sodium hydroxide, acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, triethylhexanoin, triethylhexanoin, trihydroxystearin, sodium hydroxide, boron nitride, ethylhexylglycerin, ethylhexylglycerin, tridecyl stearate, sorbitan sesquioleate, butylated hydroxyanisole, polyethylene glycol, sodium stearoyl disodium cocoyl taurate, butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), methylparaben, butylparaben, fragrance A review of the most common acne treatments, including all the acne medications on this page. The ingredients list shows the main ingredients. It is important to understand the different ways the ingredients may interact with each other. Most acne medications are applied topically, on the face, to the skin. When you have severe acne, the most effective treatment is to apply the acne medication on the whole body, which means taking the medication all over your skin.