Acne Therapy Education | Skintherapy - Part 10

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Treating Acne with Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil has become the "go to" product of 2013.  Dr. Oz has referred to Coconut Oil as having super powers and can aid in people losing weight, treating skin conditions, ulcers and much more. HOWEVER, acne is a skin condition that...



Does your Doctor really care about treating your Acne?

Are you using prescription medications to treat your acne? How's it working? You may want to read this article. Seems doctors are more concerned about getting your $$$ from the prescriptions then actually treating your acne. http://www.medpagetoday.com/Pediatrics/GeneralPediatrics/41618Learn more about Real Acne...



Hormonal Acne

Monthly periods, changing birth control, post baby and menopause, these events can all trigger hormonal acne in women.  Men may have acne in their teen years and then it tapers off, however women can spend their entire life fighting hormonal...



Acne Treatments with Antibiotics

Tetracycline became the first go to antibiotic to treat acne for doctors and dermatologists after it was discovered in the early fifties. The story goes that a couple of acne cases were treated with tetracycline therapy and slight improvements were witnessed. ...



How To Get Rid of Blackheads

Blackheads can be found on numerous areas of the body including the face, back, and chest of acne suffers. However, the most pronounced area on the face where people seem to believe they have blackheads is on the nose. The...



Popping Pimples

Picking, popping, scratching or doing at home extractions often becomes a bad habit for those people suffering from acne. You see picking your acne can cause damage to the pore and actually drive the pimple or pustule deeper back into...



What is the cause of Acne?

Acne is Hereditary. Plain and simple!  But what goes on in the pore of a person with acne vs a person without acne is very interesting.  A normal pore (hair follicle) has a lining, which sloughs off naturally once a...



Home Skin Care-What should I be using ?

I am continually asked on a daily basis for home skincare recommendation--which is what I am trained for as an Master Esthetician and I love helping people out. First off I want to tell you that there is a lot...



What is a Chemical Peel and should I get one?

A chemical peel is an acid form of exfoliation. Different from a Microdermabrasion, which is a mechanical form of exfoliation, a chemical peel utilizes an acid to cause the exfoliation of skin cells. Chemical peels are very popular and according...



Should I try Microdermabrasion?

Should I Try Microdermabrasion? Q: What is microdermabrasion and how can it benefit my skin? A: The act of exfoliating the skin is excellent for facial rejuvenation, and microdermabrasion, which removes the uppermost layer of dead skin, can improve your...