Helping People Achieve Clear Skin Since 2007

Helping People Achieve Clear Skin Since 2007

Seborrheic Keratosis: The Stubborn “Acne” That Isn’t Really Acne

One of the most persistent of all skin problems is a particularly hard-to-treat skin condition called seborrheic keratosis. Tending to start in middle age and to stick around for the remainder of life, seborrheic keratosis takes on the appearance of acne that has been stuck onto the skin. It usually begins as one or more […]

What to Do About Body Acne

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It’s bad enough when acne breaks out on your face. But when acne breaks out on your scalp and neck and chest and back and buttocks, it’s just plain unfair. Even worse, the methods that treat facial acne usually are not strong enough to take care of acne elsewhere on your body. This article will […]

Home Remedies For Acne – How To Treat Acne at Home

If you are looking for home remedies for acne, you are not alone. There are many options when it comes to treating acne, but millions of people prefer to go with a home remedy. Often times this is because they would like to save money, use products they already have on hand, or they want […]

The Possible Underlying Cause Behind Acne and Weight Gain

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If you have recently gained weight and started breaking out, there’s no need to panic, especially if you’re in your teens. Although the diet and skincare industries would have you believe otherwise, weight gain in your teens is normal and healthy, and acne is just part of the hormonal shifts you’re going through right now. […]

The Acne-Fighting Potential of Vitamin D

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Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin. If you take the popular literature of natural health at face value, it would be easy to conclude that vitamin D is the miracle cure for everything for alopecia to herpes zoster. Every disease condition, some experts would tell you, benefits from vitamin D and the more the better. […]

Lithium And Acne: What’s the Connection?

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Lithium has been a mainstay of treating bipolar disorder for many years. Although other medications are also often used to treat this commonly diagnosed psychiatric condition, when the cost of medication  is a major concern, lithium is almost always the medication of choice. One of the serious potential side effects of lithium treatment, however, is […]

It’s Okay, Let It Out: Why Expressing Your Emotions May Be Better For Your Acne

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One of the newest topics in acne research is the relationship between a psychiatric condition known as alexithymia and acne. Alexithymia is a personality trait that causes difficulty in expressing, understanding, or describing emotions. The Greek words from which the term is derived literally mean “without words for emotions.” The experience of alexithymia is not […]

The Link Between Vitamin C, Acne, and Your Immune System

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If there is any vitamin we have all heard about, it is vitamin C. Most people take vitamin C to boost immunity. For acne, however, vitamin C when it is used to keep immune responses in check. Is Vitamin C Really What We Think It Is? Vitamin C is the nutrient most people get from […]

Finding the Truth About Milk and Acne

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If you live in the United States or Canada, you get bombarded with two kinds of information about milk and dairy products. The milk and dairy companies constantly remind us that dairy products are the main source of calcium and phosphorus in our diets and we simply have to have them in our diets (they […]

Why You Should Consider Trying Accutane to Treat Your Rosacea

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Since 1984, oral isotretinoin, the medication that is still known as Accutane but that has been labeled as Roaccutane since 2009, has been one of the most commonly prescribed medications for severe acne that forms nodules and cysts. Basically a super-charged version of vitamin A, Accutane causes the skin to grow so rapidly that it […]