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Pore Clogging Ingredients

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 lines will wreak...

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Tips to Stop Picking At Your Skin

Skin picking is a hard habit to break that many who suffer from acne have to deal with. It’s called Excoriation disorder, dermatillomania, or chronic skin picking and it impacts as many as 1 in 20 people.   Sometimes there are no specific causes for skin picking....

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Is Makeup Making Your Acne Worse?

There are a lot of factors that can impact whether you experience breakouts, and one of the most common concerns that people have is whether their acne could be causing (or worsening) breakouts. The answer is yes, makeup can definitely affect breakouts. Much of that...

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Acne & Social Media

Most of the time, social media and acne seem like they don’t go together. Everywhere you look, there are pristine airbrushed pictures of people living their best lives. It can often feel like acne doesn’t fit into that standard.   Research has shown that out of...

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Tips For Managing Mask Breakouts

Acne associated with friction of fabric touching your skin (like a hat, mask, or helmet) is called acne mechanica. We all have tiny little hair follicles on our face, chest and back, and wearing anything that creates friction and pressure can irritate the hair...

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Tips for Effectively Treating Hormonal Acne

Tips for Effectively Treating Hormonal Acne

Hormones are a part of life for both men and women, and as they fluctuate they can lead to embarrassing and even painful hormonal acne. This type of acne can occur in your teen years or later in life, especially for women who experience fluctuating hormones as a...

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Why You Should Use Skincare Products with Peptides

Why You Should Use Skincare Products with Peptides

You may have heard of adding peptides to your skincare routine, and while they may not get as much attention as retinols and hyaluronic acid, they are growing in popularity because they offer some great benefits for your skin. Understanding Peptides Peptides are,...

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Clearing Acne and Pregnancy

Acne can happen at any time during a person’s lifetime but what about those who already have acne and then become pregnant? To add to the discomfort of sometimes painful blemishes, you now have morning sickness, swollen feet, and additional hormones streaming through...

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Why Isn’t My Skin Getting Clear?

Sometimes it’s hard to know what your skin really needs to be as healthy as possible. This article will help answer those questions by providing these evidence-based tips on what you can do to get the glowing, acne-free complexion you want. You Need to See an Acne...

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