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Helping People Achieve Clear Skin Since 2007

Benzoyl Peroxide For Baby Acne

Benzoyl Peroxide for Baby Acne Benzoyl Peroxide for Baby Acne

Benzoyl peroxide is the world’s best-known over-the-counter (and sometimes prescription) product for acne. There’s no doubt that benzoyl peroxide can help clear up infected pimples. But benzoyl peroxide for baby acne requires special handling. How Benzoyl Peroxide Works Benzoyl peroxide breaks down into two different chemicals when it is applied to the skin. One of […]

Acne And Your Infant

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Many proud mamas and papas are taken back when their beautiful bouncing baby breaks out in acne at about the age of three weeks. Acne doesn’t just come at the very time parents want their newborn to be at his or her most photogenic, it also comes at about the same time that baby becomes […]

Weight Loss Diets And Acne Vulgaris

Weight Loss and Acne Weight Loss and Acne

January is the biggest month of the year for weight loss diets. Hundreds of millions of holiday party goers around the world pack in extra calories in December and pack around extra pounds in January. Hundreds of millions of people go on calorie-restricted diets to get the extra weight off. But what about weight loss […]

Two New Combinations Of Drugs For Treating Acne

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It’s been at least 30 years since doctors prescribed single drugs for treating acne. Acne patients no longer get just a disinfectant like a benzoyl peroxide or just an antibiotic like minocycline or just a retinoid drug like Differin. Dermatologists prescribe medications with multiple effects to get rid of as many blemishes as possible. Typically, they […]

When It Comes To Accutane, More Is Not Necessarily Better

Accutane Isotretinoin for Acne Accutane Isotretinoin for Acne

Accutane (also known as isotretinoin or 13-cis-retinoic acid) is sometimes a miracle drug for cystic acne, but the benefits of the medication come at the cost of side effects. Just a few of the potential side effects of Accutane include: Dry skin and peeling skin. Accutane breaks down the “glue” that holds skin cells together over […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Preventing Acne Scars

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The conventional wisdom of acne is that only cysts and papules leave scars. The worst thing that can happen in the wake of a whitehead or blackhead is an enlarged pore, most of us have been taught. But new research finds that skin-scarring lesions can arise from non-inflammatory acne and even from clear skin. Pimples […]

Treating Bacterial Overgrowth May Relieve Rosacea

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Nearly 50% of people who have rosacea also have a condition known as small intestine bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO. In one small study, 100% of people who have ocular rosacea (which can cause red and puffy eyelids, a feeling of grittiness in the eyes, eye pain, and sensitivity to light) have the predisposing condition. What […]

Stem Cell Therapy For Acne Repair

Stem Cell Therapy for Acne Scars Stem Cell Therapy for Acne Scars

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 […]

Can Dry Tattoos Eliminate Acne Scars?

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In the hundreds of entries on this site, you can find articles about skin peels for eliminating acne scars, dermabrasion and microdermabrasion for eliminating acne scars, and laser ablation and traditional surgery for eliminating acne scars. There is one very important method we have not mentioned yet, however, and it’s dry tattooing. What Is Dry […]