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How to Clear Up Acne Overnight

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Original Article By Brenda Barron

Acne is a common skin condition that plagues people of all ages. Blemishes always seem to appear the day before a special event, so it's a common desire to want to get rid of them overnight. While that's not always possible, what you can do is speed up the healing process by taking extra care of your skin and working to open the clogged pore so the blemish can fully heal.  ..

Skincare During Winter

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

For most of us in the U.S., the past couple weeks have been brutally cold. Blizzards, freezing rain, record low temps and the like can do a number on our overall well-being (no one has ever wished me a “happy winter” like they do in the summer months!). But, they can also mess with our skin in a bunch of different ways. With these arctic blasts come a severe lack of humidity in the air, and most likely, some visible flakes, dry patches, dullness, redness, or peeling on your skin. Wonderful! [Source:

All About Acne

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Some people are born with perfect, zit–free skin. Most of us, however, are not. More than 17 million people suffer from some form of acne — blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and cysts. As a teenager, you're hardest hit — a fact that experts blame on hormones. Other than your age, causes of acne include your family's history of acne, stress, certain medicines (including lithium), and some birth control pills. This is a little confusing because some birth control pills are actually used to treat mild cases of acne. [Source:

Dealing with Acne From Head to Toe

Friday, January 02, 2015

Everyone wants gorgeous, glowing, clear skin, but that isn't always in the cards thanks to monthy cycles, stress, and other things out of your control. Thankfully, Dr. David Colbert, M.D., a board certified cosmetic dermatologist and founder of Colbert, M.D. Skincareand New York Dermatology Group in NYC, is here to tell you how to eradicate unsightly breakouts from head to toe. [Source:

Get Rid of Acne For Smooth Skin

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

1.Slather on the sunscreen. We know, we know—you've heard it a million times, but wearing sunscreen is the single easiest way to look younger for life. "Ninety percent of wrinkles are from sun exposure," says Day. "It's so much easier to prevent the damage than it is to fix it afterwards." That means no slacking during winter months either, when rays are just as strong and can reflect off of buildings and sidewalks. Look for a formula that offers broad-spectrum protection to guard against UVA rays (the ones that cause premature aging) and UVB rays (one of the main causes of skin cancer). Try Philosophy Shelter Broad Spectrum Sunscreen in SPF30. [Source:

Skincare Tips for Those with Acne

Friday, December 12, 2014

Acne may have started in your teen years, that time when age and hormones meet to cause those awful breakouts. Or, you may have begun experiencing acne breakouts in your adult years. ..

Healthier Skin Through Exercise

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Exercise not only appears to keep skin younger, it may also even reverse skin aging in people who start exercising late in life, according to surprising new research.

As many of us know from woeful experience, our skin changes as the years advance, resulting in wrinkles, crow’s feet and sagging. This occurs because of changes within our layers of skin. After about age 40, most of us begin to experience a thickening of our stratum corneum, the final, protective, outer layer of the epidermis, itself the top layer of your skin. The stratum corneum is the portion of the skin that you see and feel. Composed mostly of dead skin cells and some collagen, it gets drier, flakier and denser with age. [Source:

Clear Your Skin Up Before the Holidays

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Let's be honest. A breakout is never a good thing. The same goes (and should be highlighted and put in bold) during the holidays. This article from has some good tips on how to clear up your acne fast.

Looking to clear your skin in time for the holidays? The fastest, most effective path to radiant skin is by incorporating both internal and topical treatments in your day-to-day routine.  ..

Face Mapping That'll Help You Understand Your Breakouts

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Breakouts themselves are a pain (sometimes literally), never mind trying to get rid of them. Even when you wash your face twice a day and follow all the steps in your skincare routine, sometimes you still breakout and you’re left thinking “What the heck?! Why is this happening?!“ [Source:

Eat Your Way to Glowing Skin

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Everyone has a favourite face cream or treatment, but beautiful skin starts with nourishment from within. Older cells are constantly shed and replaced by younger ones and a steady supply of micronutrients is essential to support this rapid growth. Eat the correct balance of foods and you'll feed your skin the vital nutrients it needs to help it stay soft, supple and blemish-free. [

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