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An Acne Solution that Really Works!!

When I first started out in 2005 as a Master Esthetican I felt like I needed to be everything for everybody.  What I mean is that I offered pedicures, manicures, body waxing, teeth whitening, and skincare in my business. However, as time went on and as my knowledge...

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How to Successfully Treat Acne….

If you search the internet you will find a multitude of  information on how to successfully treat acne. Usually the information is coupled with a sales strategy from some skincare brand trying to get you to purchase their products. The information, promises and...

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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 doesn't respond well to Coconut...

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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. Hormonal acne is...

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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.  The...

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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 truth is that the nose also contains natural...

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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 the skin. Hence causing more...

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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 day.  A pore of someone with acne sloughs off up to...

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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 of "marketing hype and fluff" if you haven't already...

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