Acne Therapy Education | Skintherapy - Part 5

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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...



Skin Exfoliation

Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead cells on the skin's outermost surface, and has been used for many years to help maintain skin health. There are two types of exfoliations in the skincare world: mechanical and chemical. Examples...



Omega 3 Fish Oils/DHA for Acne Prone Skin

You may have read our last post about the new Healthy Skin Formula we have started carrying or if you've made a recent visit to our clinic, you may have noticed the three new supplements on the shelves of "Acne...



New Suppliments at Skintherapy Skincare and Acne Clinic

If you understand the cause of acne then it makes sense that taking zinc and selenium for acne is beneficial.  The good news is that when zinc and selenium are taken in combination with other acne products and acne treatments...



Fish Oil for Acne

What do fish oil and cod liver oil have to do with acne, anyway? In a nutshell, fish oil - or rather, omega-3 fatty acids - appears to help some people clear up their skin faster.  This is because omega-3s...