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Helping People Achieve Clear Skin Since 2007

Why You Should Think Twice Before Using Doxycycline for Acne Treatment

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The antibiotic doxycycline is considered to be a kinder, gentler alternative to minocycline, an antibiotic more often used to treat acne in the United States. Canadian and European doctors often prescribe doxycycline for their teenage and young adult patients because it is less likely to leave black or blue stains on the teeth at the […]

Stem Cell Therapy For Acne Repair

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Stem cell therapies have been controversial in the United States and in most Catholic countries for many years, due to objections concerning the use of tissue from discarded human embryos. The development of techniques that use an adult’s own stem cells, however, have opened up new possibilities for stem cell therapies for an astonishing range […]

Should You Try Laser Therapy for Your Acne?

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Laser treatments are the fastest way to deal with scars and hyperpigmentation left behind when acne heals, but can also be beneficial for inflammatory acne.  However, it’s not known to be particularly helpful for noninflammatory comedonal acne. The primary benefit of laser therapy, as well as the primary drawback of laser therapy, is that is […]

What Everyone With Acne Needs To Know About Retin-A

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Retin-A is a synthetic, acidic form of vitamin also known as all-trans-retinoic acid or ATRA, as well as tretinoin (short for trans-retinoin). It is used to treat cystic acne and a condition called keratosis pilaris, which causes patches of thick, rough skin on any part of the body except the palms of the hands and […]

Zineryt For Acne – A Remedy That Works?

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Zineryt is a combination of two old and reliable remedies for acne, the antibiotic erythromycin and the nutrient zinc, in a convenient lotion form. It is not as fast acting as some other combination treatments for acne, but it’s inexpensive, has few side effects, and usually gets rid of about 2/3 of blemishes in 3 […]

Why Ziana for Acne Is More Effective Than Other Prescription Acne Treatments

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Ziana is a prescription medication that combines the antibiotic clindamycin with the exfoliant and skin rejuvenator tretinoin. Combining these two proven acne fighters with tolerability in mind, Ziana only has to be used once a day, and the manufacturer offers assistance with the cost of treatment for people with mild to moderate acne who have […]

Why You Should Try Topical Tretinoin for Acne

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Topical tretinoin for acne is the over-the-counter (or, more often, over the Internet) form of the best-known acne drug Retin-A. It is not as strong as prescription Retin-A, but sometimes it is exactly the right treatment for stubborn acne problems. Summary: Topical tretinoin is the non-prescription form of Retin-A. It is always best to start […]

Finding the Best Acne Treatment for Teens – What Really Works?

Even though many teens struggle with acne—approximately 85%—it can make teenagers feel alone and insecure. To find the best acne treatment for teens, it’s important to consider the teen’s skin type, the particular kind of acne they’re dealing with, and the different ways to treat acne. You’ll want to know what triggers particularly bad breakouts, […]

How You Can Clear Your Skin Using Salicylic Acid

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Salicylic acid is one of the most important treatments for acne on oily skin. The problems with most acne products that list salicylic acid as an ingredient are that they do not contain the right concentration of salicylic acid at the right pH. Summary: Salicylic acid is an exfoliant ingredient that is chemically similar to […]

Treating Acne with Retin-A: Does It Work?

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Retin-A is the world’s most commonly prescribed medication for the severe kind of acne that causes nodules and cysts. It is also particularly good for people who have a lot of blackheads and whiteheads, otherwise known as comedonal acne. Retin-A is the brand name for topical tretinoin, which falls in a class of medications called […]