Acne Cure: Breast Milk Cream?

Lauric acid found to banish pesky pimples with no side effects
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 19, 2010 9:22 AM CDT
Acne Cure: Breast Milk Cream?
Banish acne using...breast milk?   (Shutterstock)

Move over, Proactiv. Turns out breast milk may be the real key to banishing the acne that strikes some 85% of teens. Scientists discovered that lauric acid, which is found in breast milk—and, less titillatingly, coconut oil—fights acne without side effects like redness and burning, reports the Telegraph. They plan to test a lauric acid-containing face cream on humans in the near future, so they can begin peddling it to aforementioned massive market as soon as possible. (More acne stories.)

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