Acne Therapy Education | Skintherapy - Part 12

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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...



Anti Aging Products: Vitamin A & Glycolic Acid

Vitamin A derivatives and Alpha/Beta hydroxyl acids hold the most significant data supporting their anti aging properties.  Both topicals can provide therapeutic improvement in facial wrinkles, skin texture, discoloration and rejuvenation. Vitamin A derivatives are prescription strength medications such as...