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5 Natural Ways to Treat Cystic Acne

By Casey C.

Cystic acne is an embarrassing and often painful ordeal. Rather than just your run-of-the-mill zits that pop up from time to time and go away all on their own, zits from cystic acne are often quite severe. Cystic pimples are large, painful bumps that go deep under the skin. They o…

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Are Facials Effective for Treating Blackheads?

By Dr. Kristie

Blackheads are a frequent problem for people who have oily, acne-prone skin. One of the most common methods for treating blackheads is salon and home facials. Do facials for blackheads help the problem or are they a waste of time and money?

What is a Blackhead?

Blackheads…

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How to Apply Prescription Acne Medication Properly

By Dr. Kristie

Are you frustrated by acne that just won’t seem to go away? Maybe you’ve seen your doctor who prescribed a few prescription medications to help heal the problem. Prescription acne cream can be extremely effective when used properly. Quite frequently different creams are combine…

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5 Holistic Ways to Deal With Hormonal Acne

By Eleanor Stephen

You've tried every product known to man and you're still battling your acne. If you are battling with hormonal acne, certain conventional products and treatments may not work for you--in fact, they often make it worse. If you've grown tired of these treatments, you may want…

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How to Treat an Oily Face That Shines

By Dr. Kristie

Do you have a perpetually shiny, oily face? There’s good news and bad news when it comes to oily skin. Because of its abundant oil supply, an oily face usually ages better, but in the short term, oily skin is more prone to breakouts, blemishes, and shine that can be difficult t…

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Will Popping a Pimple Make It Go Away Faster?

By Dr. Kristie

Uh-oh! You look in the mirror and there's a big, ugly pimple staring back at you. Yuck! Of course, you want it to go away fast, and you've heard a pimple heals up sooner if you pop it. Will popping a pimple really cause it to heal more quickly?

What Causes Pimples?

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How to Deal With Chest and Back Pimples

By Dr. Kristie

It's bad enough to have acne on your face, but chest and back pimples can be just as unsightly and annoying - especially in the summer when you wear a swimsuit. Instead of keeping your shirt on, try some of these ways to treat chest and back pimples.

Wear the right fabrics.

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New Acne Treatments on the Horizon

By Dr. Kristie

Acne can be a disfiguring disease – and a difficult one to treat. Not only are acne lesions embarrassing to teens, but repeated outbreaks can be associated with permanent scarring. Teens aren’t the only ones susceptible to this common skin disease – adults get a form of acne - …

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