The "Caveman Regimen" is an approach to skin-care that avoids soaps and creams, and advocates washing the face with water only. (There are some variations of the regimen, such as only using an oil-based cleanser vs soap and water, or the full caveman which is doing absolutely nothing - no washing at all, except the water that hits your face in the shower.)

There are claims that soap, other skin-care/acne products and scrubbing can cause acne, and that if that is the case, changing to the Caveman Regimen can improve or cure it. (It may not help with eczema or acne caused by other triggers, such as PCOS.

There is an e-book recommending the Caveman Regimen, and a large number of personal (anecdotal) testimonials:

Does the Caveman Regimen reduce the incidence of acne?


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