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How to Treat Acne on Black Skin

Ethnic Acne & Dark Spots Acne affects people of all races & while acne can be treated on all skin types, acne treatments for darker skin tones need to be carefully monitored and managed. Why? Darker skin tones have more “active” melanocytes. Melanocytes are the cells in the dermis that create pigment. Since these cells are more active, they […]

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How to Get Rid of Acne with An Acne Specialist

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Another Reason to Stay Away from Antibiotics as an Acne Treatment.

Antibiotics could be effecting your weight: Some professionals turn to antibiotics as treatment for acne, but in most cases these antibiotics cause more harm than good. If you’ve read our article on FDA warnings & topical acne treatments, you have already learned a bit about the dangers of using antibiotics as treatment for acne. The greatest risk […]

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Treating Acne Scars

Acne Scar Types Scarring from acne is a reality that many folks have to face everyday, but just as The Skin Therapy Acne Clinic provides treatment for acne that result in clear & beautiful skin - we can also help with your acne scarring! Acne is the sort of disorder that can be heartbreaking while […]

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Why are Estheticians different from Dermatologist? A letter from a Real Client.

Easy! You will build a relationship with your acne specialist over your treatments for acne that a doctor simply cannot provide for you! Hi everyone, My name is Kelsey & I have been seeing Jil with the Skin Therapy Acne Clinic of Salt Lake City for about 4 months. Right now, I have clear, beautiful […]

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Treatments for Acne. No prescriptions, just clear skin!

Have you exhausted every option trying to control your acne?  Skintherapy Acne Clinic in Salt Lake City can he  Take a look at some of our happy clients then give us a call 801-808-6708

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FDA Warns: Acne topical products, pose dangerous allergy risks. Should you be concerned?

The FDA has a current argument circulating throughout the news that warns the public of severe allergic reactions to topical acne treatmentsAt Skintherapy Acne Clinic we treat acne successfully by creating a personal program using consistent topical treatment, extractions and chemical peels. We have seen nothing but success using this regimen and would like to take a […]

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Body Acne-Getting Rid of Body Acne

Body acne can be as embarrassing and frustrating as having acne on your face.  The summer time can be especially challenging for those who suffer from body acne since swimsuits and tank tops become the norm during the hot summer months.  Fortunately, body acne can be controlled with the right skincare regimen and some dedication. […]

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Skin care and Treating Acne

Skin care can be just as important as the treatment(s) you use to clear your acne. In fact with the proper in clinic treatments and skin care regimen acne can be controlled successfully without the use of prescriptions. Here are some guidelines for picking the best acne skin care products; 1) Always use a cleanser […]

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Staph Infection...Commonly Mistaken for Acne

Red, painful, inflamed lesions on the face is this acne or something else?? Staphylococci Bacteria Staphylococci bacteria can safely live on the skin's surface, and a MedicineNet.com article by Dr. Melissa Conrad Stöppler reports that the bacteria lives in the nose and on the skin of 20 percent to 30 percent of healthy adults. Unless […]

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Acne Surgery and Popping Pimples

While many people queeze a pimple occasionally, there are more extreme cases in which patients pick at their blemishes compulsively and the picking becomes a terrible habit.  I literally have had patients visit me for acne treatments that don’t have a pimple in existence. Instead, they have scabs that can lead to scarring. These patients can actually turn very […]

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What Parents Should Know About Teen Acne

Acne is a touchy subject to address. It can be very personal, embarrassing and even isolating for some people. Take a teenager who suffers from acne and put in the mix the pressure to fit in, date and attend social activities and you have a disaster waiting to happen.  Yes, more acne from the stress but also […]

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Top Acne Treatment Mistakes

If you have acne or are acne prone this is a list of the most common mistakes people make when treating their acne. Take a look.  Are u one of them?? - Excessive sun or tanning bed exposure - Scrubbing with harsh chemicals like bleach - Picking, picking, picking - Over exfoliation - Over drying […]

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Get Rid of Body Acne

Body acne can be embarrassing and painful to endure.  If you have body acne your not alone. About 1/3 for people who struggle with facial acne also have body acne on their chest and back according to Acne.org. The most common way people seek treatment for their body acne is through a  Dermatologists.  The Dermatologists […]

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Adult Acne Treatments

Acne doesn't just plague teenagers, it is also a concern for many adults.  Adult acne is just as prominent in society these days and can be triggered by hormonal fluctuations, stress and poor nutrition. Adult acne or hormonal acne usually shows up on the lower part of the face like the jawline but can also […]

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Get Rid of Acne with Chemical Peels

If you are an acne suffer and believe that doing a chemical peel will fix your acne....  Think again! Chemical peels can be good exfoliating treatments, when performed by a professional. A chemical peel can aid in the clearing of your acne but it must be used in conjunction with the right home care regimen […]

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Common Myths About Acne

Here are some common myths about Acne: 1. Acne is caused by dirty skin: Unfortunately this myth causes a lot of overcleaning of the face with soaps and strong detergent cleansers.   Over cleansing will only irritate acne and may actually make it worse.  Cleansing with the right type of product such as a sensitive or a […]

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How to Treat Cystic Acne

Cystic Acne is the most visible of all the acne types and is also the type of acne that leaves permanent pitted scarring.  Cystic Acne is seen most in adolescent boys, it is characterized by large red pustules and cysts, it is also very painful for the sufferer. The good news is that this can […]

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An Acne Solution that Really Works!!

When I first started out in 2005 as a Master Esthetican I felt like I needed to be everything for everybody.  What I mean is that I offered pedicures, manicures, body waxing, teeth whitening, and skincare in my business. However, as time went on and as my knowledge grew I recognized that what I really […]

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How to Successfully Treat Acne....

If you search the internet you will find a multitude of  information on how to successfully treat acne. Usually the information is coupled with a sales strategy from some skincare brand trying to get you to purchase their products. The information, promises and pictures look amazing. You decide to  purchase the product and pray that […]

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Developed by Jil Goorman

At Skintherapy, we dedicate ourselves to providing quality, individualized acne therapy tailored to meet your unique needs. No two people are the same, and neither are their struggles with acne. Whether you’re just starting your journey to clear skin or have been fighting the battle for a long time, our team of acne experts are here to help. We have proven experience in successfully controlling acne and helping you to be happier in your skin since 2008.
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