Acne Skincare Resources

Winning the Fight Against  Long-Term Chronic Acne
  • Posted 06-13-2014

Winning the Fight Against Long-Term Chronic Acne

While acne is a problem that many people will experience at one point or another during their life, and not only as most think, during adolescence, most are fortunate enough to experience breakouts lasting for relatively short periods. Then, acne may be treated and clear up to either never return, or at least give an individual a longer break. Unfortunately, there are a growing number of acne sufferers who have to deal with mild to severe breakouts for much of their adult life. For these people, acne isn't simply a temporary nuisance-it's a real and chronic condition that impacts many different areas of their life.

  • Posted 04-02-2014

Trend: Men are Embracing a Healthier Skincare & Cosmetics Routine

By now, we all know that adult acne is on the rise--for women and men alike. What you might not know is that as more and more men deal with acne, more and more men are becoming comfortable not only using acne treatments but also  on relying on cosmetic products to conceal acne and other unwanted skin marks during the time of treatment.  

Our anonymous Facebook pole revealed that a number of guys use corrective cosmetics to cover up their acne breakouts.

You Do Not Have to Live with Teen Acne Anymore!
  • Posted 03-30-2014

You Do Not Have to Live with Teen Acne Anymore!

Safe and Simple Ways to Treat Adolescent Acne

I'm a teen...

Why do I have acne?

All acne is caused by an overproduction of sebum by the sebaceous glands in your skin. The fluctuating hormones you experience as a teen can heavily contribute to this overproduction of sebum. This excess sebum can clog your pores, and mixed with bacteria and dead skin cells, may lead to whiteheads, blackheads and finally pimples and cysts. 

  • Posted 02-10-2014

5 Reasons Why Sex Can Help Acne-Prone Skin

Did you know that sex can benefit your skin and even help you treat your acne? Crazy, right?

The fact is, a healthy sex life has many health benefits including improving the quality of your skin and actually helping in some instances to fight acne.

As you know, acne is a manifestation of an internal imbalance, most often an imbalance of sex hormones (androgens/testosterone, estrogen and progesterone). 

  • Posted 01-31-2014

Acne Skincare Winter Guide

For many, the cold clear days of winter bring more than just a rosy glow to the cheeks. They also bring uncomfortable dryness to the skin, especially on your face but also on your hands and feet. For some people, the problem is worse than just a general tight, dry feeling. Skin can get so dry it results in flaking, cracking, or even eczema (in which the skin becomes inflamed).

Dry skin is never a sign of healthy skin. So how do we stop winter skin problems before they even start?

How to Make Lifelong Changes For Clear Skin - Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions
  • Posted 01-03-2014

How to Make Lifelong Changes For Clear Skin - Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

It's New Year's Eve. You might be rocking your festive makeup, and you're totally pumped about your New Year's resolutions. But sometimes, after the glitz and glam of New Year's Eve has worn off, the resolutions we made with the best of intentions and all the motivation in the world are forgotten or just fade away with the daily rush.

That doesn't have to happen this year. If you've ever lost sight of a New Year's resolution, you will benefit from these tips on how to make healthy changes in your life that will help you to achieve clear skin and how to stick with these changes all year long.

3 Revitalizing Winter Masks For Acne-Prone Skin
  • Posted 12-18-2013

3 Revitalizing Winter Masks For Acne-Prone Skin

Winter is a great time to pamper your skin so you glow at those holiday parties and start the new year with plenty of confidence and cheers.

As a small appreciation gift to you from us, here are 3 wonderful masks that will help you do just that!

But remember, although these masks will help improve your skin this winter, the very first thing that must be done to break the cycle of acne, marks and scars is to PREVENT acne from formingAcnEase® prevents pimples from forming and reduces the number of pimples that progress to inflammatory pustules, and in doing so it helps prevent skin damage. By reducing the new damage to skin, your body can work on repairing the skin and reducing scarring.

3 Important Tips to Keep Your Acne Skin Healthy in Winter
  • Posted 11-24-2013

3 Important Tips to Keep Your Acne Skin Healthy in Winter

You worked hard all summer to keep your skin looking fresh, healthy and acne free—don’t let winter ruin your progress with dry, flaky skin that may actually exasperate acne! Use the following three tips to keep your acne-prone skin healthy throughout the cold months:

1. Cleanse with the proper cleanser

Perhaps you found a cleanser over the summer that worked great for you and your acne. Maybe you plan to keep using it, even as colder weather moves in. Before you do, ask yourself these questions:

  • Does your skin cleanser contain soap or other over-drying ingredients such as salicylic acid or alcohol?
  • Does it ever leave your face feeling tight, as if your skin has been stretched out?
  • Do you notice any dry patches on your face, even small ones that are barely noticeable?

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