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Lip Products that Clog Pores

Pore Clogging Products: A Series Hey there, guess what! We are going to start a new series on the blog! The series is called Pore Clogging Products and Their Ingredients.  We will be taking some time, twice a month to dig into all the products that you can and can't use if you are acne prone. We […]

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Back and Body Acne Treatments

How to Get Rid of Body Acne Out of all the types of acne, body acne can cause acne sufferers the most heartbreak and embarrassment. It is not uncommon for people with breakouts on their backs and chests to shy away from public outings. If you have suffered from body acne, you've probably thought twice […]

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Fighting Acne and Dry Skin

The best way to clear acne is to fight your breakouts with the right products. To be successful in controlling acne you may need to implement more aggressive products like creams and serums with ingredients like benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. Although these products are the key to success in clearing your skin, they can […]

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The Rundown on Clear Skin: Lifestyle Changes to Deal with Acne / Part 2

In our last post, we introduced the first set of lifestyle changes that you will need to achieve clear skin. In this post, we will go over the last 4 changes you need to make in your everyday program to keep your pores clean and skin clear. We urge you to start practicing these habits […]

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The Run Down on Clear Skin: Lifestyle Changes to Control your Acne / Part 1

If we have said it once, we will say it a million times again - the best way to clear acne is to consistently use the correct products. While we absolutely suggest using  these products to keep your pores clear, there are a few things you can do at home that will help with your breakouts […]

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The Ups and Downs of Cystic Acne & How to Ultimately Clear Your Skin

If you suffer from cystic acne you're facing a few upsides and a few downsides. Cystic acne is the least common type of acne, so if you are getting inflammed breakouts, your biggest downside is that you are that 1 in 1,000 statistic that has to deal with more noticeable cysts and quite a bit […]

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Cystic Acne

The Real Deal on Cystic Acne Now that we've talked about the different types of non-inflamed acne, it's time to dig into cystic acne. Unlike blackheads and whiteheads, cystic acne causes inflammation as well as pimples. This inflammation can turn into a cyst and will take about 90 days to run its full course. Cystic […]

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How to Safely Get Rid of Whiteheads

In our last post, we talked about what whiteheads are in comparison to other types of breakouts and pimples. In this post, we'd like to take some time to talk about the basics of clearing up whiteheads and how to do that in the safest way possible. Whiteheads can be one of the most difficult […]

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Whiteheads… are these pimples the opposite of blackheads?

When fighting acne, it is important to understand that acne and pimples come in all shapes and sizes. Some of the most talked about blemishes are blackheads and whiteheads. We have talked a bit about blackheads on here, but we'd like to touch on whiteheads. As an acne specialist, I have heard a lot of […]

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A General Guide to Men and Acne:

Adult Male Acne According to a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the median age of people with acne had risen by almost 23% in 1999. Before 1999 the median age of people with acne was 20.5 years old, after the study - the median age went to 26.5 years […]

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Tips for Treating Shaving Bumps & Acne

If you are male and you shave your face - you might find that you experience a bumpy rash after trimming your beard. Shaving bumps can be common in men & we see this rashy reaction a lot at Skintherapy Skincare and Acne Clinic of Utah. If you suffer from Pseudofolliculitis Barbae, shaving bumps or […]

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Some Simple Tips That Your Dermatologist Never Told You For Clearing Your Zits Quickly

There are many ideas on the best remedies to clear our skin quickly. From minor blemishes to full on acne, we've all tried absurd, fast track ideas that would be sure to clear our skin at the speed of light. Growing up, my friends would tell me to use toothpaste to clear a pimple overnight […]

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How to Get Rid of Blackheads

You've heard the term blackheads before - your friends could use the term regularly - your co- workers may talk about them at the office and your older sister never seemed to shut up about them while you were teenagers, but do you actually know that much about what a blackhead is? Read on for […]

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Facts about Hormonal Acne

Hormones play a rather crucial part in most of my women client’s acne. In fact, more than 60% of acne-prone women will suffer with acne breakouts while going through hormonal changes. This includes events such as monthly periods, birth control changes, pregnancy, postpartum, and menopause. The majority of a women’s life is subject to many […]

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The Truth about Protein Supplements and Acne.

More than 90% of my new clients don’t realize that protein powders, as well as protein bars can bedetrimental in achieving acne free skin. Protein is a tricky subject because the supplement is considered to be highly beneficial for most people, but a lot of protein supplements will actually cause breakouts.  As someone who suffers […]

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Why You Should Check Ingredients in Your Cosmetics

Keep checking the ingredients in the products you use! The second most common mistake that female acne sufferers make when trying to achieve clear skin is to ignore the ingredients in beauty products, especially in those products that advertise "acne safety." How many times have you walked into a store and noticed labels that read […]

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The Basics of Makeup and Acne

Acne and Makeup 101 One of the most common mistakes that many female acne sufferers make is using the wrong makeup. Since makeup is an everyday occurrence for most women it is extremely important to have certain knowledge on the makeup you use while trying to keep your skin clear. Makeup can be tricky for […]

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Acne and Birth Control

Many of us have a false notion that a prescription for birth control can clear your skin. The reality of birth control is that options such as the pill, IUDs, shots and implants have the potential to cause acne rather than prevent it. This is especially true in women with acne prone skin. If you […]

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How to Cure Acne

You've dreamed of having clear skin but are still suffering from acne. You may have been a teenager when you got your first pimple and it may very well have followed you into adulthood.  You have probably tried products and programs which promised a cure to your acne but that promise never happened. You may […]

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Top Reasons for Acne Scarring

Scarring from acne is an extremely unfortunate side effect when you are acne prone.  Not many of us are fans of scars, especially on our faces, but the good news is… scarring from acne can be avoided and or minimized in some cases with these top reasons for acne scarring. 1. If you have inflamed acne […]

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