Using chemicals to strip off dead cells from the surface of the skin is a highly effective, 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.
Do you spend hours and hours on skin care but still suffer sudden acne breakouts that seem to happen for no reason at all? The fact is, some of the things well-intentioned experts recommend for treating acne actually make it worse. Knowing what causes your breakouts is essential to stopping them.
There is a standard guide to the formulas used to make just the brands of makeup sold in the United States that is over 2,000 pages long. Cosmetics companies are constantly thinking of new ways to help their customers make their skin more beautiful, or maybe just to help their customers think they are making […]
Whether you treat your skin with an acne gel, acne cream, acne foam, or acne lotion is not as important as the ingredients the product contains. For some skin care problems, however, lotions are best.
Acne light therapy is the biggest exception in the industry right now. Very specific kinds of light can help improve the acne you currently have, and when used in conjunction with a preventative acne treatment system, you can see real improvement in your acne, without the initial backsliding. The vast majority of treatment processes for […]
Most people who have acne hear about good products from their friends or see acne products on YouTube and try them. After a few months or maybe a year, they accumulate a huge set of skin care products that don’t work, and for which they cannot get their money back.
An itchy, ugly, red pimple is an obvious symptom of acne inflammation. But acne inflammation is not necessarily caused by acne bacteria, and blemishes that are not red, itchy, tender, or painful can still be inflamed.
Thousands of so-called experts tell us that the way to fight acne is to strengthen the immune system. The immune system, however, is what causes the skin inflammation that manifests itself as acne. Acne bacteria only pull the trigger. The immune system is the gun. And understanding what “turns off” the immune system can go […]
Probably you can find out everything you need to know about how to use apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, rose water, various herbal concoctions, milk and honey, green tea, mud packs, and other low-tech acne home remedies in any number of books and on any number of sites on the Internet. But for a slightly […]
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