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Signs of a Staph Infection and What to Do.

A Staph infection can be tricky to spot because it can look similar to acne. The difference lies in that Staph quickly becomes incredibly inflamed and there isn’t an obvious border where one lesion ends and another begins.   It’s...



What You Should Look For In An Acne Solution

One of the biggest complaints that we hear when clients come into our acne clinic are their bad experiences with past acne treatments.  Anything from a doctor pushing too hard for them to get on antibiotics or Accutane, or even...



Do You Really Need Medication to Manage Your Acne?

  The experience most people have with acne is this; calling a dermatologist and scheduling an appointment, at that appointment, the doctor spends 5-10 minutes looking at your skin and then suggests you take some sort of antibiotic, contraceptive, or...



5 Things to Avoid When You Have Acne

Triggers for acne come in a variety of different forms, as you have probably experienced in your lifetime. Sometimes it seems like these triggers are random and incoherent, whereas other times you generally know when you expect a breakout and...



Why Over the Counter Treatments Won’t Clear Your Teen’s Acne

    What Most People Don’t Realize   Most over-the-counter acne medications contain pore-clogging ingredients that actually make acne worse instead of better. If you take the time like we did and read the ingredient lists on the back of...



5 Food’s That Can Trigger Acne in Your Teen.

Think about all the new experiences that happen in your teens; driving, dating, college, friends, jobs. Teens teeter on the line of independence and discipline essentially until the day they move out on their own. It can be a tumultuous...



Will the Pill Cure My Acne?

  Understandably, one of the most common misconceptions when it comes to acne is that it can be easily treated by taking the pill. I mean, acne is caused by hormone imbalances and birth control has some of those same...



Summer Tips for Acne Prone Skin

Now that summer is finally here, we all get to relax and spend our days stretched out beside a pool or beach, drink in hand. Or at least, that’s what we wish we could be doing all summer. It’s hard...



Does Sweating Cause Acne?

Most physical activity will cause sweating.  Although sweating doesn't cause acne it can definitely accelerate the growth of more bacteria and pimples if not handled correctly.  Here are five tips we suggest you follow to help keep breakouts in check;...



Quick Skincare Tips for Your Acne Prone Tween or Teenager

It’s no surprise that most individual's first taste of acne is at the start of puberty.  As puberty arrives bodies go through many different changes.  One change is the increase in the gonadotropin hormone levels in both girls and boys. ...