Dermabrasion is a process of wearing away the outermost layers of scarred or blemished skin so they can be replaced by new, smooth skin without blemishes. Dermabrasion used to be a scary procedure accomplished with rotating metal brushes designed to make the skin bleed. Nowadays microdermabrasion is a procedure you can do with pain or […]
When you can’t get rid of acne, often you can cover it up. Using acne concealer to obscure whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples, however, requires more than just putting concealer on your face.
Can a colon cleanse clear up acne? Unless you somehow managed to get acne in your colon, the answer is no, but colon health actually is important to your complexion.
Nearly everyone gets mild to moderate acne between the ages of 8 and 18, and nearly every case of acne resolves on its own eventually even without medical care. Some people who have acne, however, need the services of a specialized acne clinic. And it’s also possible to have diseases that look like acne but […]
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 […]
The biggest cause of acne is stress. Skin breaks out in times of emotional stress, but the skin has it own special sensitivities to stress that you can totally prevent.
When acne occurs on brown skin, special handling is required. People who have brown skin tend to get acne later in life, and sometimes don’t get acne at all. When acne strikes brown skin, however, it tends to be exceptionally severe and the leave lasting scars and discoloration.
Writers of acne books often promise overnight cures of skin care issues you have had for weeks, months, or years. No acne book can tell you how to cure acne in 24 hours or less, but some acne books are better than others. Let’s take a look at the bestsellers.
For centuries, people who had acne were told that they needed the sun to “dry out” their skin. While both dryness and sun are enemies of healthy skin, it turns out the old advice to expose acne to the light of day was partially correct. Visible blue light, it turns out, can kill acne.
Keeping acne-prone skin free of blemishes requires daily effort, but it does not have to cost a fortune or take over your life. Here are seven simple ways to fight acne blemishes that nearly always work.
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