Acne experts used to think that only people who had oily skin got acne. Some doctors even advised their patients to dry out their skin by working or lying out in the sun to get the deepest tan possible.
Cystic acne is one the most severe and difficult forms of acne to treat. Causing masses of infection to accumulate underneath the skin, cystic acne cannot be treated simply by opening up pores in the skin—because the pores no longer exist. No over the counter products, natural treatments, or home remedies can cure this severe, painful […]
When it comes to curing acne, sensitive skin requires sensitive treatment1. Acne remedies that work well on resistant skin can make acne on sensitive skin worse, especially ingredients that are added to make a formula seem organic, herbal, and natural.
What is the best acne regimen for getting rid of acne and keeping it away for good? The honest answer is that the best daily routine for keeping acne under control depends on your skin type and the type of acne you have. Different types of skin require different daily skin care regimens for common […]
Although it goes by its own name, pregnancy acne is really just normal acne brought on by the intense hormone fluctuations during pregnancy. If you haven’t had acne since high school, it can be frustrating when it makes a reappearance, especially at a time when your body is already going through so many other changes, […]
There are so many kinds of acne that you practically need a scorecard to keep up. Understanding your personal form of acne, however, is essential to choosing the right acne treatment. Different kinds of acne require different kinds of treatment1, and what is helpful for one acne form may be harmful for another.
I’ve spent some time as a formulator of cosmetic products for American and Canadian companies that sell their formulas around the world. From time to time, simply not knowing about ethnic skin and acne differences has created some very significant problems for the companies I serve.
People who are blessed with dark brown and black skin tones have skin that is uniquely resistant to sun damage and sunburn1. The same characteristics that give black skin the power to stand up to sun damage, however, also make it vulnerable to permanent damage from acne.
Treating acne on Asian skin presents special challenges1 that are often overlooked by the manufacturers of the most popular acne care products. The products that work on other skin types can be harmful for Asian skin. Below are ten useful tips for treating acne on Asian skin.
According to the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, around 45% of people with acne also experience acne on their chest1, which means there are quite a few people out there looking for solutions on how to get rid of chest acne. If you’ve tried using your acne treatment products, you might have discovered that they […]
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