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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 common acne...



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...



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. ...



Omega 3 Fish Oils/DHA for Acne Prone Skin

You may have read our last post about the new Healthy Skin Formula we have started carrying or if you've made a recent visit to our clinic, you may have noticed the three new supplements on the shelves of "Acne...



New Suppliments at Skintherapy Skincare and Acne Clinic

If you understand the cause of acne then it makes sense that taking zinc and selenium for acne is beneficial.  The good news is that when zinc and selenium are taken in combination with other acne products and acne treatments...



Fish Oil for Acne

What do fish oil and cod liver oil have to do with acne, anyway? In a nutshell, fish oil - or rather, omega-3 fatty acids - appears to help some people clear up their skin faster.  This is because omega-3s...



Sugar and Acne

If you're acne prone, you may want to try cutting back on empty carbs and sweets. Researchers are revisiting the connections between diet and acne and a growing body of evidence suggests that eating a diet rich in high glycemic...