Helping People Achieve Clear Skin Since 2007

Helping People Achieve Clear Skin Since 2007

Exfoliate Your Skin and Treat Your Acne with Glycolic Acid

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Glycolic acid is one of the most useful products for “peeling” the skin to remove the brown spots that often linger on the skin after acne heals. Glycolic acid has to be used at the right concentration and at the right pH to work, and not every skin type responds well to glycolic acid in […]

Why Is Differin for Acne So Popular, and Does It Really Work?

A quick Google search for “best acne products” is almost guaranteed to produce several hits recommending Differin for acne. It has become incredibly popular in the last few years as the first topical retinoid treatment available over-the-counter. But what exactly are retinoids, and how do they treat acne? And why is Differin allowed to be […]

Review: How Effective Are Clearasil Acne Products Really?

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Clearasil is easily the world’s oldest and best-known brand of acne care products. It was created in the early 1950s by American entrepreneur Ivan Combe with the collaboration of chemist Kedzie Teller. Combe advertised his product on the long-running American television program American Bandstand, touting his product’s superior smell to other acne treatments of the […]

Do Cetaphil Products Work for Acne Treatment?

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Cetaphil (you may not be able to find the product you need if you misspell it “Cetophil”) offers a range of dependable, affordable, safe and effective products for daily skin care. Cetaphil products are unadorned with ingredients that only make marketing sense. If it’s in Cetaphil, it’s there because it works. The cleansers made by […]

Using Benzoyl Peroxide to Treat Acne

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Benzoyl peroxide is the world’s most frequently used treatment for acne infections. The key to success 🗝️🌟 in treating acne with benzoyl peroxide products, however, usually is to use less, not more. Summary Benzoyl peroxide is the world’s most frequently used treatment for acne. The way benzoyl peroxide works is by irritating acne bacteria so […]

Ampicillin, Antibiotics, and the Treatment of Acne

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Should you ask your doctor to write a prescription for ampicillin for acne? Or, if you live in a country where you can buy antibiotics over the counter without seeing a doctor, should you use ampicillin to fight acne nodules, cysts, and pimples? Summary: Ampicillin used to be used for treating acne, but acne bacteria […]

How to Use Vitamin A to Effectively Treat Acne

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Vitamin A is among the most effective treatments for acne, especially severe or cystic acne. 👦🏻👱🏼‍♀️👨‍🦰👧🏽👦🏿 Popular vitamin A acne treatments like Accutane, Retin-A, and Differin are actually “turbo charged” synthetic forms of this vitamin. But which forms of vitamin A work the best against acne? And how does it work exactly? This article will […]

It May Be Smelly, But Sulfur Can Make a Big Difference In Your Acne

Sulfur for acne? If you have acne and you’re looking for a creative new solution, the answer might be a smelly one. It’s true, sulfur doesn’t have the most pleasant of odors, but it could help reduce your acne. Sulfur has a direct effect on two out of the three main causes for acne, and […]

Why You Should Consider Trying Blue Light Therapy for Your Acne

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For centuries, people who had acne were told that they needed the sun to “dry out” their skin. 🔆 While both dryness and sun are enemies of healthy skin, it turns out that the old advice to expose acne to the light of day was partially correct. Visible blue light, it turns out, can kill […]

Can You Cure Your Acne With Vitamin B12?

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Vitamins are vital, and we should always take more, right? Everyone needs to get a minimum amount of vitamin B12. But taking too much vitamin B12 can make your acne worse, and even trigger breakouts when you have clear skin. On the other hand, certain acne medications can cause a deficiency of vitamin B12 that […]