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Helping People Achieve Clear Skin Since 2007

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 acne. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gentle and Effective: How to Treat Acne with Calendula

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When we talk about natural treatments for acne, we usually talk about tea tree oil. But the preparation of marigold petals known as calendula also has potent anti-inflammatory power for calendula. What Is Calendula? The species of marigold used to make calendula skin care products is Calendula officinalis, which is also known as a pot […]

A New Treatment For Impetigo

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People who pop pimples often are punished by an even more disfiguring skin condition called impetigo. Entering the skin through tiny scratches, nicks, and tears, impetigo can spread all over the body and cause temporary disfigurement that’s a lot worse than acne. Scars and permanent disfigurement from impetigo, fortunately, are rare. A Little Like Acne […]

Benzoyl Peroxide For Baby Acne

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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

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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 […]