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13 Surprising Home Remedies for Acne

Friday, May 20, 2016

Original Article By Marissa Laliberte
Tea Tree Oil
With its natural inflammation-fighting properties, a 5 percent solution of tea tree oil is less harsh than a 5 percent benzoyl peroxide solution and can be just as effective against acne, though it may clear up a little less quickly. Mix a few drops of tea tree oil with between 20 and 40 drops of witch hazel, then use a cotton swab to apply. Try this remedy up to twice a day; more could dry your skin and make the acne worse. ..

7 Acne Myths That Are Keeping You from Having Clear Skin

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Original Article By Grace Gold.
If you’re prone to pimples, it’s likely you’ve heard plenty of stories about what causes zits. But what’s really true—and what’s totally false? We asked New York City dermatologist Hadley C. King, M.D., to clear things up.

Myth 1: Acne Is Just a Teen Problem
The reality: When and how severely a person will get acne is very much genetically determined. While there are many who only experience acne during teenage years, there are tons of people who get adult acne, too. In fact, The International Dermal Institute puts the number at between 40 to 55 percent of adults aged 20 to 40. “It’s more common in adult women than in adult men because of ongoing hormonal fluctuations—though some men certainly experience adult acne as well,” says King.  ..

How to Avoid Getting Acne from Working Out

Friday, January 29, 2016

Original Article By Annet King
A nice, sweaty workout is good for you, right? It gets your heart pumping, your muscles moving, and your endorphins rushing while promoting general fitness and an overall sense of well-being. What's not to like? Well, if you have oily skin and don’t follow certain steps, it can lead to skin issues and breakouts.  ..

7 Causes Of Adult Acne & Ways To Get Rid Of It

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Original Article By Amy Marturana
There’s nothing more disappointing than waiting until your 20s to finally have clear skin, and then learning the hard way that bad breakouts don’t necessarily end when your teenage years do. Coming to terms with adult acne is difficult—best rest assured, you’re not the only grown woman dealing with zits.  ..

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:

Celebrities Who've Battled Acne

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

You're not alone! These celebrities have battled acne too! Via

Broken out and feel like you're the only one experiencing acne despair? You're definitely not alone; even Hollywood's most beautiful women can have problematic skin. Some, like Cameron Diaz, have been open about their acne issue for years, while others, like Naya Rivera, have only recently begun to talk about it. Find out who's being up front about their acne, and how these famous faces deal. ..

The Dos and Don'ts of Acne

Wednesday, January 14, 2015


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:

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