When it comes to dealing with acne, whether spontaneous or chronic, we’re all guilty of getting on Google to find an answer. While the internet is full of both great and terrible advice, when it comes to miracle cures, a lot of it remains in the “questionable” zone. But can the same thing be said […]
Throughout the years and even today, there have been some pretty weird and wacky ways to address the appearance of acne. From baking soda to dryer sheets, people have tried some pretty odd things. Some of these treatments might seem gross but remember, it worked for someone, somewhere! By no means is this a DIY […]
On November 1, 2011, the US Federal Trade Commission settled complaints against two makers of smartphone apps that claimed to cure acne. “Smartphones make our lives easier in countless ways, but unfortunately when it comes to curing acne, there’s no app for that,” said Jon Leibowitz, Federal Trade Commission Chairman. The settlements with the US […]
If you are fighting acne on a limited budget, you need to know that it really is possible to get rid of acne with homemade acne treatments. No homemade acne treatment is going to get rid of all of your blemishes in a week or even in a month, but no prescription acne treatment or […]
There are certain acne home remedies that just about everyone knows. Make a milk and honey mask. Exfoliate tight skin around blackheads with apple cider vinegar. Run a humidifier or vaporizer to help your skin retain moisture so it can stay flexible.
Your toothpaste might be aggravating acne at the corners of your mouth. It happens more often than most people realize, due to the presence of a chemical called SLS in most oral care products.
You can’t drink enough green tea to heal acne. But green tea extracts in acne creams and lotions can be an amazing anti-acne treatment for your skin.
Got acne? Maybe the best way to improve your skin is to try wearing your oatmeal instead of eating it. An oatmeal mask for acne can help freshen and rejuvenate your skin—but it’s not a miracle cure for acne.
Millions of people who have acne around the world can attest to the healing properties of lemon juice, both applied directly to the skin and drunk as a beverage without sugar. Undiluted lemon juice, however, can be irritating to sensitive skin.
Sometimes herbal products can be extremely useful in some skin care applications, and downright harmful in others. Lavender oil for acne is a good example of this principle.
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