Murad Skincare is a company founded by Dr. Howard Murad, a pharmacist, board-certified dermatologist, and a professor of medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Murad produces treatments for acne, aging skin, and cellulite for both teens as well as for adult women and men. Dr. Murad’s treatments focus on hydrating the skin […]
It’s an acne aid! It’s a weight loss pill! And it will help you get rid of your wrinkles, too, claim the makers of Lipovox. One could almost say that Lipovox sounds too good to be true. But is it?
Clearasil is one of the best known names in acne care. A foaming, peach acne cream squeezed out of a tube, Clearasil was the most popular acne care product for tens of millions of Americans in the 1950’s, 1960’s, and 1970’s. In fact, for most Americans, it was the only acne care product for decades […]
After reviewing the labels on Johnson & Johnson’s Clean & Clear products for acne, I was prepared to write a scathing review. But I accidentally picked up the wrong product when I went to the cosmetics counter and came home with a tube of Clean & Clear, so I tried it myself.
Biore is famous for its acne strips. It was one of the first companies to list all of the ingredients for its products on its website. Its complexion clearing products, unfortunately, are more “interesting” than effective. Let’s take a look at the topsellers in this subbrand.
The advertising for Acnexus promises that you can get rid of 99.7% of your acne in just 4 weeks—and start to see visible results in just 72 hours. Acnexus is advertised as a one-step acne solution for teens and adults that will annihilate red, oily, itchy skin and get rid of blackheads once and for […]
Acneticin advertises itself as the skin treatment for acne sufferers who have tried everything, and who are finally ready to get rid of their acne for good—in just 72 hours. Claiming it works at the “cellular level,” Acneticin advises potential customers that it does not just scratch the surface to get rid of acne, but […]
AcneFree Clear Skin Innovations claims it clears skin 24/7, fights acne in either three, four or five different ways (depending on which kit you choose), is quickly absorbed through the skin, and that results can be seen in as little as one to three days. But do the claims for AcneFree match the reality?
Have you managed to successfully clear all of your acne—except for stubborn acne around the mouth? This is actually a very common occurrence, because some of the daily care products we use the most can contribute specifically to acne around the mouth. Toothpastes and lip balms are typically to blame, although orthodontic or dental procedures […]
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