What is Folliculitis And How Can I Treat It?

Folliculitis is a skin condition where hair follicles become inflamed and infected. It occurs most frequently in places that are shaved such as the beard area and legs. It can also appear on arms, back, and buttocks. Looking very similar...



What You Should Look For In An Acne Solution

One of the biggest complaints that we hear when clients come into our acne clinic are their bad experiences with past acne treatments.  Anything from a doctor pushing too hard for them to get on antibiotics or Accutane, or even...



A Look At Accutane’s Side Effects

Whether or not to take Accutane (or Isotretinoin) is no small decision, as it has some serious side effects that come along with taking it. Although countless personal and medical trials have been done on it since its release in...



Do You Really Need Medication to Manage Your Acne?

  The experience most people have with acne is this; calling a dermatologist and scheduling an appointment, at that appointment, the doctor spends 5-10 minutes looking at your skin and then suggests you take some sort of antibiotic, contraceptive, or...



5 Things to Avoid When You Have Acne

Triggers for acne come in a variety of different forms, as you have probably experienced in your lifetime. Sometimes it seems like these triggers are random and incoherent, whereas other times you generally know when you expect a breakout and...



Why Over the Counter Treatments Won’t Clear Your Teen’s Acne

    What Most People Don’t Realize   Most over-the-counter acne medications contain pore-clogging ingredients that actually make acne worse instead of better. If you take the time like we did and read the ingredient lists on the back of...



5 Food’s That Can Trigger Acne in Your Teen.

Think about all the new experiences that happen in your teens; driving, dating, college, friends, jobs. Teens teeter on the line of independence and discipline essentially until the day they move out on their own. It can be a tumultuous...



What Your Teen Wants You To Know About Their Acne…

What your teenager tells you:   “Yes, I have been washing my face.” “Yes, I am trying not to pick.” “No, I don’t want to go to the school dance. Dances are lame.”   What your teenager doesn’t tell you:...



What Causes Adult Acne and How to Fix It.

As a teen with acne, your dreams are made up of days where you no longer suffer from embarrassing breakouts. Adulthood is the ticket out of Zitville, at least you hope anyway.  Adult acne is classified as having acne over...



7 Lifestyle Choices to Keep Your Acne At Bay

Want to know some secrets to clear skin? Read on for solid advice on how to keep bothersome acne from intruding on your life.   1. Working Out: Good for Your Body and Your Skin   New year, new you,...