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Review: Can You Treat Acne with Burt’s Bees Natural Acne Solutions Daily Moisturizing Lotion?

Burt's Bees moisturizing lotion Burt's Bees moisturizing lotion

Many people with acne avoid moisturizer for fear of clogging pores, but Burt’s Bees Natural Acne Solutions line just came out with a moisturizer made specifically for acne-prone skin. Unlike some other moisturizers that are heavy, oily, or pore-clogging, Burt’s Bees Natural Acne Solutions Daily Moisturizing Lotion is specially designed to protect your skin and […]


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Scan Z And The Brave New World Of Tracking Your Acne Breakouts

Mobile App for Acne Tracking Mobile App for Acne Tracking

For better or worse, smartphone apps have become a part of our daily lives. It was an inevitability that someone would create an acne app. Do you want to scan your face and get a data-driven estimate on how long a pimple is going to last? Well now there is now an app for that. […]

Exposed Skin Care Body Acne Kit Review

Summer months are supposed to be filled with fun summer clothes and trips to the beach. With a body full of acne though, who wants to expose that much skin? Acne typically creeps up on the face where make-up can easily be applied. Acne on other areas, however, isn’t as easy to cover. With a […]

ShopSmart On Acne Products

Multifaceted Acne Treatment Multifaceted Acne Treatment

For over 75 years, American shoppers have relied on the monthly reports of consumer product values published in Consumer Reports. Printed by the American Consumers Union, Consumer Reports buys and tests products in its own laboratories and publishes the results in its magazine, which is read by 7.3 million people. In 2006, Consumer Reports launched […]

When Great Acne Products Go Wrong

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Sometimes even wonderful acne products can have unintended and really detrimental consequences. Even the best formulas can contain ingredients that don’t work—or cause unexpected skin damage—in a few users. It may be that 99.9% of users will get great results but 0.1% will be sorry. And that’s the problem we have with some but by […]

The Google Effect On Your Choices In Acne Care

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Once upon a time, people actually had to remember those great products and great ideas they came across for acne care. Now if they can’t remember what they saw or heard or read, they just Google for it. But how you use Google can limit your choices in getting the right acne products.

Is Seeing Really Believing? The Impact Of Deceptive Photography On Acne Product Advertising

Before and After Acne Image Before and After Acne Image

If you have searched the Internet for new acne cures, chances are you have come across some really bold product claims. “Cure your acne in 3 days!” one site practically shouts at you. “Cure your acne in 24 hours!” the next site promises. “Get rid of zits for good in just 2 minutes” yet another […]

Nanoparticles In Acne Care Products

Zinc Acne Treatment Zinc Acne Treatment

Nanoparticles are the latest rage in acne care products1. They are a hot selling point for cosmetics, too. A nanoparticle is not just a tiny particle. Lots of acne care products contain “micronized” particles of their active ingredients, such as benzoyl peroxide for fighting acne bacteria or titanium dioxide for sun protection. A micronized ingredient […]

Is There An App To Cure Acne?

Mobile App for Acne Mobile App for Acne

In 2011, the US Federal Trade Commission settled complaints1 against two makers of smartphone apps that claimed to cure acne. “Smartphones make our lives easier in countless ways, but unfortunately when it comes to curing acne, there’s no app for that,” said Jon Leibowitz, Federal Trade Commission Chairman. The settlements with the US Federal Trade […]

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