Acne Therapy Education | Skintherapy - Part 4

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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. ...



Pore Clogging Ingredients in Skin Care & Hair Care

Some of the worst offenders of clogging pores and irritating acne are those skin care products and hair care products that contain pore-clogging ingredients.  Natural oils like cocoa butter and coconut oil which are found in many “organic” skin care...



What Causes Acne?

Acne affects approximately 95% of the population at some point during their lifetime. This disorder can range from mild to severe forms, and can even cause extensive acne scarring. Regardless of age, gender, or skin color, the cause of acne...



Identifying Your Type of Acne

Understanding what kind of acne you have is the first step in correctly picking the right acne care for your skin. Using the right products or acne skin care in the right way is key to getting and staying clear,...



Myths About Acne

Here are some common myths about acne: 1.     Acne is caused by dirty skin. Unfortunately this myth causes a lot of overcleaning of the face with soaps and strong detergent cleansers.   Over cleansing will only irritate acne...



Dermatologist or Esthetician for Acne?

Why an Acne Specialist is Different from a Dermatologist through the Eyes of a Real Client. Easy! You will build a relationship with your acne specialist over your treatments for acne that a doctor simply cannot provide for you! Hi...



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...