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Why Am I Breaking Out? Upsetting Acne Causes Explained

Acne breakouts are upsetting whether they’re big or small. But they’re not as mysterious as you might think. There are common causes for those annoying pimples. “Heredity rules,” Dr. Neal Schultz, a dermatologist in New York City, tells Acne.com. “To get acne you need...
Choosing Makeup That Won’t Clog Pores

Choosing Makeup That Won’t Clog Pores

You get a zit and the first thought is: cover it with makeup. But what if your makeup is actually making your skin worse? It’s very possible, especially if you’re not using a non-comedogenic variety. Aside from ditching your favorite shades, what can you do to avoid...

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What’s Going On Behind All Those Acne Masks?

What’s Going On Behind All Those Acne Masks?

A stroll down any cosmetics aisle will show that facial masks for treating acne have moved from the luxury spas into the home. And why not? After all, nothing says “pampered” like a soothing face mask. Turn on some relaxing music, light some candles, apply a mask, and...

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Why Salicylic Acid Is Your New Best Friend

Why Salicylic Acid Is Your New Best Friend

No, salicylic acid is not as scary as it may sound. Instead, it’s an ingredient that can help clear up your skin. Read on to find out why salicylic acid may actually turn out to be your new best friend. What Is Salicylic Acid? Salicylic acid, also known as Betahydroxy...

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How To Know The Right Skincare Regimen For You

How To Know The Right Skincare Regimen For You

Once you find out which skincare regimen works for your particular skin type and acne condition, remember to stick with it. There is a common myth that ‘spot treatment’ – treating acne only where it flares-up and when it flares-up – is the best solution. The reality...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Benzoyl Peroxide

Ingredient Spotlight: Benzoyl Peroxide

For many, just hearing the words “benzoyl peroxide” is enough to conjure up images of dry, flaky irritated skin. And although it’s an acne treatment that does come with some side effects, you’d be hard pressed to find a more effective and well-researched ingredient on...

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The Basics: 9 Things To Know About Benzoyl Peroxide

The Basics: 9 Things To Know About Benzoyl Peroxide

From benzoyl peroxide wash to benzoyl peroxide treatment lotion, there’s no shortage of benzoyl peroxide products available today. Given its ability to kill the bacteria that causes acne, the ingredient is an essential part of many successful acne treatment...

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