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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 Expert Most acne can't be treated with over-the-counter […]

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June 9, 2020
3 Important Things to Know About Acne Rosacea

Have you noticed redness and small pimple-like bumps on your skin that flare up from time to time and could take weeks or months to go away? Many people mistake these for traditional acne and treat them with the usual products—cleanser, toner—while covering them up with makeup to hide the redness and irritation. But it […]

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Can Diet Help PCOS?

While there’s no cure for PCOS, it’s important to know that there are things you can do that can help. One of the main things to consider is your diet. Diet has more impact on your overall health than almost any other factor within your control. So what should you be on the lookout for? […]

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May 12, 2020
Should LED Light Therapy Be Part of Your Skincare Routine?

A growing trend among skincare enthusiasts and celebrities alike is the use of LED light therapy to improve skin. If you’ve been wondering about whether it’s something that would benefit your skin, here’s a quick overview of the treatment and the benefits. What is LED Light Therapy? LED (which stands for light-emitting diode) light therapy […]

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What is PCOS?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which certain hormones are out of balance. These imbalances typically show up as irregular menstrual cycles, a higher level of androgens (a type of hormone including testosterone) in the body, and small cysts in the ovaries. PCOS can cause symptoms including excess facial and body hair, mood […]

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Nano Infusion vs. Microneedling for Acne Scars.

Those who have acne scars have wondered at least once in their lives, “Is there any way to get rid of them?” That question and more will be answered in the following blog post. The important thing that we will touch on first here is, what’s the difference between microneedling and nano treatments? Microneedling Microneedling […]

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April 6, 2020
Understanding the Different Types of Acne

Acne is a really broad term that is used to describe a wide variety of skin ailments, and it’s something that millions of people deal with every year. You’re most likely to experience acne in your teen years, but it can linger into your adult life as well. There are actually several different types of […]

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March 6, 2020
4 Benefits of Chemical Peels for Clearer Skin

Have you heard about chemical peels for your skin? If you just heard the name you might think that they are something you want to avoid. In a world where “all-natural” and “organic” are buzzwords for what you put on your face, the idea of adding chemicals might seem counterintuitive. But today’s chemical peels have […]

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What Causes Body Acne & How To Control It

Blackheads and pimples don't only appear on the face. There are plenty of other places those breakouts can pop up. The chest, neck, shoulders and upper arms, and even the butt are all common places to get pimples. Back acne is so common it even has its own name: bacne. If you're dealing with back […]

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Why Do I Breakout Everytime I Shave?

Similarities Between Razor Bumps and Acne Despite their differences, razor bumps and acne have some similarities in how they present themselves. Both acne pimples and razor bumps can become infected with bacteria. The immune system responds to these bacteria by causing swelling to occur around the blocked pore. Although this inflammation is a natural response […]

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February 11, 2020
Does Wearing Makeup Cause Acne?

Hundreds of myths circulate about what factors cause acne. How do you know which ones to believe? One of the most common perceptions is that wearing makeup causes acne – but, does it? The answer, as with most questions concerning pimples and breakouts, is that makeup can cause acne, but it doesn’t necessarily have to. […]

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How Often Should You Wash Your Bedding To Prevent Acne?

Acne mechanica is any type of acne that is the result of material or objects touching you face. When your pillowcase isn’t laundered or changed regularly, a build-up of dirt or oil from the environment as well as your skin and hair touching the pillow is transferred back onto your skin. This can clog pores […]

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Pore Clogging Ingredients

Some of the worst offenders of clogging pores and irritating acne are those skin care, hair care and makeup products that contain offending ingredients.  Natural oils like cocoa butter and coconut oil which are found in many “organic” skin care lines will wreak havoc with acne-prone skin. In fact, many professional skin care products, natural […]

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Which Acid Is Best For Your Skin?

You are probably already familiar with the most common type of acid recommended for acne sufferers: Salicylic Acid. But just because it’s a common product doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily the best type of acid for your skin and your specific type of acne. In this post, we’ll share with you why acids are so […]

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January 14, 2020
3 Surprising Tasks that Can Help Control Acne

Are you looking for the best ways to cure or control acne? You might be surprised by how many seemingly innocuous factors can cause breakouts and flare-ups. The fact is that there is no one single cause of acne. You can develop problems due to your diet, your skincare routine, environmental conditions, etc. If you’re […]

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Can Ice Help Inflammation?

Pimples and zits can be tricky to get rid of, and they’re even more tempting to pop. You already know that popping is a complete no-no. There are potential benefits to ice on pimples, but the question is whether this method is effective enough to fully clear up your breakout for good. How it works […]

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How to Cover Up Acne With Acne Safe Makeup

One of the most stressful parts about having acne is feeling like people are looking at you and judging you for having it. While acne is the most common skin condition that more than 40 million Americans deal with at least once during their lifetimes, that fact doesn’t make it feel any easier to cope […]

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Myths About The Science Of Skincare

It’s generally best practice to take everything you hear (or read on the internet) with a grain of salt. Hopefully, you already have a skincare routine that you do every morning and night but there might be some things that you do (or not do) based on the advice you’ve heard over and over again […]

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December 10, 2019
Pros & Cons of DIY Acne Treatment

When you suffer from acne, you go through much more than breakouts on your skin. This condition can devastate your self-esteem and make you sit home alone, afraid to show your face to the world. Seeing a dermatologist can, unfortunately, be very expensive. And, for those people who don’t have health insurance – or insurance […]

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What You Need to Know About Parabens

Parabens have been causing quite the controversy in the recent decade. From studies showing links to cancer, to some countries instigating outright bans against it, it’s definitely been making headlines. But what exactly is it and is it really that bad for you? Parabens’ first appearance in food grade items and cosmetics was in 1930 […]

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