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Laser Treatment for Acne Scars

There are some people who have acne scarring on their faces that is embarrassing to them and they want to get rid of it.  However, many of the methods that are available nowadays are very painful and entail down time from work, which is not an alternative for many people.  The therapy is also not […]

Witch hazel home remedy for acne

Witch hazel has marvelous properties and a long history of use as a medicinal home remedy. It isn't used only for acne, however - although it does work really well in treating it. If you're looking for a home remedy for acne, then witch hazel should be on the top of your list. What is […]

Diagnosis of acne

In very mild forms of acne, little diagnosis is required. Most people who reach their teens will readily recognize the small blackheads or white pimples surrounded by a reddened area that constitute mild acne. But more severe forms, where nodules or cysts form, where papules or pustules have spread around the face, shoulders and chest […]

Are there pills for acne that work?

Wouldn’t it be nice if, the next time you have an outbreak of acne, you could pop a pill and hours later it would all be gone? Unfortunately, there are no quick cures for acne. Over-the-counter pills for acne The only over-the-counter pills (oral medication) available for treatment of acne is vitamins. While taking vitamins […]

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Is removing acne scars possible?

Acne scars can be more distressful than the pimples and cysts that cause them. Before answering the question posed, it’s necessary to discuss the different types of scars. Most acne scars are not true scars and aren’t permanent. Post-pimple marks are pink, red or brown spots that will fade with time and can be covered […]

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Types of Pimples

All pimples are not created the same and therefore the treatment for them is different. Acne can be noninflammatory or inflammatory. Noninflammatory acne consists of blackheads and whiteheads; inflammatory acne results from an immune response to bacteria and plug. The amount of inflammation determines the different kind of pimples, the severity of acne, and ultimately […]

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Do you really have sensitive skin?

Most people who believe they have sensitive skin – don’t. The clinical (medical) definition of sensitive skin is skin that has a noticeable reaction with product application. The product can be ANY product, including prescription and over-the-counter. If the skin turns red, itches, tingles or burns (any one, anycombination or all four), it is classified […]

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What kind of skin do you have?

It’s important to know what kind of skin you have – oily, dry, combination, sensitive – so you can select the best products and skin care regimen for maximum skin health. The goal in treating acne (or any skin condition) is to try and stabilize, protect and repair the barrier function provided by the epidermis. […]

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Vitamins to treat acne

There is no actual medical study that indicates applications any vitamin directly to the skin (topically) provides any benefit in the treatment of acne. Specifically, vitamin E is frequently touted as being beneficial for skin when applied topically. While it may have beneficial effects for skin, any role it may play in reducing or eliminating […]

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Beautiful skin

How does skin work?

Your skin is an amazing organ. Most of us don’t think of skin as an organ, but it is – it’s the largest organ you have! If you are suffering from acne, it can be difficult to appreciate the marvels of skin. Skin has an almost magical ability to repair itself, which we seem to […]

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Adult Acne Treatments

We think of acne as a teenager’s problem; and in fact, it does affect teenagers more than anyone else. Unfortunately, 25% of adult men and 50% of adult women also suffer from acne well past the teenage years. Adult men are primarily affected by acne on the chest and back; adult women continue to suffer […]

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Laser Treatment for Acne Scars

There are some people who have acne scarring on their faces that is embarrassing to them and they want to get rid of it.  However, many of the methods that are available nowadays are very painful and entail down time from work, which is not an alternative for many people.  The therapy is also not […]

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Witch hazel home remedy for acne

Witch hazel has marvelous properties and a long history of use as a medicinal home remedy. It isn’t used only for acne, however – although it does work really well in treating it. If you’re looking for a home remedy for acne, then witch hazel should be on the top of your list. What is […]

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Prescription acne treatment

There are many prescription medicines to control moderate to serious acne. Some are topical (applied to the skin surface); others are taken orally, as pills, or subcutaneously (under the skin), as shots. All necessitate at least one visit to a dermatologist, a physician who specializes in skin problems. While your general physician can and may […]

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Types of Acne

Acne is complicated, which is one reason there are so many products and so much discussion on how to best treat it. And why there is no easy solution. The bump that appears on your face is actually the first step in a process that began two weeks before. Even though the bump is painful and […]

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What causes acne?

Acne is not your fault. I there is not caused by the food you eat or how often you wash your face. It is caused by a complex combination of factors. Genetic disposition to acne There’s absolutely nothing you can do about your genetic makeup. If you are wondering if you’re genetically prone to develop […]

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Diagnosis of acne

In very mild forms of acne, little diagnosis is required. Most people who reach their teens will readily recognize the small blackheads or white pimples surrounded by a reddened area that constitute mild acne. But more severe forms, where nodules or cysts form, where papules or pustules have spread around the face, shoulders and chest […]

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Over-the-counter treatments for acne

Most people will choose to self treat acne with over-the-counter medications or home remedies, or a combination of both. For mild to moderate cases, these are most likely to be effective. However, myths and misinformation is abundant when it comes to self-treatment of acne and there is a vast array of products on local drugstore […]

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What is Acne?

When I was a teenager and well into my young adult years, I suffered from horrible acne. I spent a lot of time (and money) at the dermatologist’s office, undergoing a variety of treatments, and he used to joke with me that it was taking longer for me to grow out of acne than most […]

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Q&A: How do you pick one brand for skincare items?

Question by Lola Davis: How do you pick one brand for skincare items? Let me just say I am ADDICTED to hair, fashion, style, makeup, skincare, etc. I am just wondering how you choose which skincare line, and which makeup line? I am consistently looking up skincare and finding tons and tons of different products […]

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Q&A: proactiv???

Question by ♥McKenzie.: proactiv??? ok, well my mom ordered proactiv and it worked great and i 4got to use it one night , b/c i spent the night at a friend’s house and forgot to bring it there, and the next morning i had pimples like ALL over my face AGAIN! (lol) so i wanted […]

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ProActiv??

Question by runner442: ProActiv?? I’ve tried several acne medications, and some work for about two weeks, then they stop working. I’ve heard a lot about ProActiv does it really work??? Please tell me! Best answer: Answer by Mrs.McCartneyHELLLL NNOOOOO that crap don’t work my bro used it and it didn’t work try clearasil Add your […]

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Proactiv ?

Question by Kay: Proactiv ? Ohkay my brother is trying to find stuff for his face he ordered proactiv does it actually work ? Best answer: Answer by Paige Ei dont know if it works but i use acne free and itrs pretty much like proactiv and it works Give your answer to this question […]

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Q&A: help??? my skin needs new product!!?

Question by BabyteenMakeup: help??? my skin needs new product!!? I need a new skin care routine my skin is getting used to the products i am currently using. which would be : olay acne control face wash mario badescu lotion “c” toner my perscription from doctor/ clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide …. i will continue to use this […]

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