Why kitavaMD?


Our doctors spent years formulating the best nature and science have to offer to create acne skincare that actually works.

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Formulated to treat acne & nourish skin while also brightening, balancing and smoothing skin.
Often formulated only to treat acne and can cause harsh side-effects that leaves skin feeling dried out and irritated. Formulated to nourish skin, but not proven to effectively treat acne.

Up to 99% naturally-derived formulations. 100% Vegan, Cruelty & Gluten-Free.

No harsh chemicals, sulfates, dyes or synthetic fragrances.

Most contain synthetic ingredients which include sulfates, sls, parabens, petrochemicals, artificial dyes and fragrances. Naturally-derived ingredients.
Vegan, cruelty-free.

FDA-approved OTC acne ingredient (Salicylic acid derived from willow bark).
FDA-approved OTC acne ingredient(s) (synthetically derived). Cosmetic ingredients only.

Founded and developed by board-certified dermatologists.
Often developed by big pharmaceuticals; only sometimes with board-certified dermatologists. Developed by self-taught individuals, not board-certified physicians.

Proven to outperform certain prescription medications*, with independent clinical trial results greater than 50% efficacy rates.
Independent clinical trial results may vary, with many studies showing less than 50% efficacy rates. Lack of clinical results or proven efficacy rates.
*Based on results from an independent clinical trial, individual results may vary.