Acne Therapy Education | Skintherapy - Part 3

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Why Some Acne Treatments Don’t Work

Let’s take a look at the major acne issues: extra skin cells, bacteria, and oil. There are products available in the market place that promise to rectify each above issue. Yet, you’ve probably noticed on your long and difficult journey...



Tips For Clear Skin

Here are some tips for getting clear skin: Use ice instead of picking:  Ice helps inflamed lesions from getting worse and often can make them go away. Cleanse your skin first, then get an ice cube and ice your zits...



The Risks of Accutane

Isotretinoin (Accutane) is a prescription medication used to treat severe inflamed, cystic acne. Adults and teens who are thinking about taking isotretinoin should consider and exhaust all alternatives before deciding on Accutane. Potentially serious side effects can occur short term...



Acne Cure

You’ve dreamed of having clear skin but are still suffering from acne. You may have been a teenager when you got your first pimple and it may very well have followed you into adulthood.  You have probably tried products and...



Sun Damage Prevention

Here are five easy tips to save your skin from sun damage: Wear a hat. A wide brimmed hat is what I suggest.  Not a baseball cap.  A wide brimmed hat will shade your face and possibly even your neck. ...



Skin Care Products

Just as important as using skin care products daily is the quality and type of products your using.  First off, the type of active ingredients, the percentage or concentration of those ingredients, and even the inactive ingredients can make your...



Sun Damaged Skin

Sun damaged skin can have a leathery texture, show marks of uneven pigmentation and redness, as well as excessive dryness and wrinkles. Ninety percent of sun damaged skin is caused by the sun. However, by following some simple guidelines and...



Sun Spot Removal

Some of the most frequently asked questions I get are related to the dark spots or sun spots people find on their face and hands—What are they? Will they turn into liver spots like on my grandmother’s hands? More importantly,...



Dark Spots

Brown spots, sun spots, age spots, liver spots: you’ve probably heard dark spots called many different things. Some of the most frequently asked questions I get are related to the dark spots people find on their face and hands. What...



Hyperpigmentation

Pigmentation is the color found in a person’s skin. Hyperpigmentation occurs when the person’s pigmentation takes on a darker color usually due to excessive sun damage or sunburns. Hyperpigmentation produces darker pigment in the area which received the damage. Before...