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Summer Tips for Acne Prone Skin

Now that summer is finally here, we all get to relax and spend our days stretched out beside a pool or beach, drink in hand. Or at least, that’s what we wish we could be doing all summer. It’s hard to resist outdoor adventures when the weather is beautiful and the...

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Are You Frustrated with Your Current Acne Treatment?

Do you struggle with acne? Every year, thousands of people invest in a variety of acne treatments including over-the-counter products, prescription creams, antibiotics, and even Accutane. According to this study done in 2016 by the Society for Investigative...

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Does Sweating Cause Acne?

Most physical activity will cause sweating.  Although sweating doesn't cause acne it can definitely accelerate the growth of more bacteria and pimples if not handled correctly.  Here are five tips we suggest you follow to help keep breakouts in check; Wipe off...

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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.  This triggers a cycle in those...

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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 of mechanical...

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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...

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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 are they? Will they turn into liver...

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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, how can I get rid of spots on skin? Before...

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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 implementing effective...

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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...

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