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Question & Answer: Acne and Aging

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Question & Answer: Acne and Aging

Acne is…how can we put this lightly? Annoying. As a person who once suffered from somewhat extreme acne, I can say it can be frustrating and embarrassing. Some people even develop depression and anxiety over it. In my own struggle to get clear skin, I used everything from antibiotics, benzyl peroxide, Retin-A, harsh soaps and scrubs, Accutane, and even piercing whiteheads with a needle (recommended by a dermatologist). If you are struggling with acne, trust me, I get it. When acne makes it’s not so fun return as an adult, what do you do? We had with that very question...

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Do Home Skin Care Remedies Work?

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Do Home Skin Care Remedies Work?

  If you have ever read an online blog, you will see all kinds of people talking about mixing “lemon juice with turmeric powder” and putting it on your face to cure all your skin issues. Sounds great, doesn’t it? But, do any of these home remedies work? Let’s take a look at the facts. Skin itself To understand what to put on your face it’s important to understand some basic anatomy. Skin is the largest organ in the body and one of the main functions is to keep things out. Bacteria, viruses, dirt, chemicals, and oils are all things...

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Practical Tips to Treat Acne

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Practical Tips to Treat Acne

Even though it’s never fun, acne happens. While seeing a dermatologist is always a good idea, it can be hard to get an appointment right away or sometimes insurance doesn’t cover it. What are you supposed to do in the meantime? We’re going to look at a few things that can help you in the interim. Who and why it happens If you have acne, you aren’t alone. In fact, it’s a very common issue.  According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), “upwards of 50 million Americans deal with acne every year, and that acne is a chronic inflammatory...

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