Using chemicals to strip off dead cells from the surface of the skin is a highly effective1, if somewhat risky, way to accelerate the healing of active acne and old scars. There are products you can only get at a doctor’s office or a spa, and there are products you can use at home. Not […]
Acne pads are the cheapest way to treat acne. Unfortunately, acne pads are often the worst way to treat acne. Finding the right acne pad requires doing your homework—or letting us do it for you.
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 […]
Common sense tells us that curing acne is matter of drying up the skin. Countless skin care experts tell us that everyone who has acne needs a moisturizer. And both pieces of advice are correct in their own way.
A famous dermatologist once told a gathering of doctors “Promise your patients an acne-free face, and you can sell them anything.” The cosmetics industry will try to convince its customers that a $50 cleanser is more effective than a $5 cleanser, and that a $100 cleanser (such as a famous brand made with blue-green algae […]
No over the counter acne treatment will treat the most severe forms1 of nodular or cystic acne. Many over the counter treatments, however, are helpful for mild to moderate acne. A few don’t work at all. This article will tell you how to tell good products from bad, and which products are worth the money you […]
Even though there are many types of acne treatment, the anti-acne cream tends to lead the list of preferred methods of dealing with unsightly blemishes. The reason is fairly simple: they are easy to use and easy to obtain. The question is, does acne cream really work, and is it strong enough to deal with […]
Enlarged Facial Pores: Five Step-by-Step Directions for Dealing with the Most Common Complication of Successful Acne Treatment
Even if you have been following any ordinary anti-acne care program with good success, chances are you are left with a problem that anything less than the best skin products and programs won’t address, enlarged pores. Treatments that work well to get rid of blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples can still leave unsightly reminders on newly […]
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