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Fungal Acne

Fungal acne, or pityrosporum folliculitis, is an inflammation of the skin that occurs within the hair follicules. While it may look like regular acne, “fungal acne” is not actually acne at all, since it’s caused by yeast and not bacteria. Fungal acne is usually resistant to traditional acne treatments, but can be successfully reduced with the right body washes and…

Whiteheads vs Blackheads

Blackheads and whiteheads are mild forms of acne. They occur when oil and debris accumulate in pores. Products that gently exfoliate skin can help prevent whiteheads and blackheads. Whiteheads and blackheads are types of acne. Although they differ in appearance, the way they form is almost identical. There are many skin care products on the market to help get rid…

Get rid of whiteheads

Whiteheads are a form of acne that occur when a pore becomes clogged. They can develop on any part of the body, but are most commonly found on the face. There are a number of products on the market that can effectively treat and prevent whiteheads. Whiteheads are a mild form of acne that resemble small, white bumps that develop…

Over-exfoliating

You can have too much of a good thing. There are many common signs of over-exfoliated skin that you should be aware of, and options for restoring your skin back to health. There’s no denying that exfoliating is good for your skin. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says that the right amount of exfoliation for your unique…

Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatment

Benzoyl peroxide kills the bacteria that causes acne Over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide products come in concentrations of 2.5%, 5%, and 10% for different severities of acne Effective treatment, particularly when used in combination with antibiotics See a board-certified dermatologist if you haven't noticed an improvement after three months’- use of an over-the-counter acne treatment containing benzoyl peroxide If you suffer from…

Whiteheads

Whiteheads are small, white bumps that appear just under the surface of the skin. They are caused by oil, dead skin cells and other debris that clog up your pores. There are many effective over-the-counter treatments and home remedies to address whiteheads. What Are Whiteheads? Whiteheads are one of the most common concerns encountered when examining skin issues. They look…

Peel off charcoal masks

Activated charcoal is a natural, porous substance believed to help draw dirt, bacteria and oil from the skin. Charcoal masks help the pores appear smaller and the skin more radiant while reducing breakouts. Charcoal masks offer benefits for those with oily skin, acne-prone skin, as well as for people with dry or sensitive skin. You can make your own charcoal…

best charcoal mask

Charcoal adsorbs oil, bacteria and microparticles from the skin. It works like a magnet, attracting and lifting dirt from deep within the pores. Charcoal masks are ideal for those with oily or acne-prone skin. Individuals with sensitive or dry skin can also benefit from hydrating charcoal mask formulations. What Do Charcoal Masks Really Do? Charcoal is a highly effective natural…

Acne Scar Treatment

We asked two beauty experts to weigh in on the effectiveness of microneedling for the treatment of acne scars. Here's their advice. Every year, 50 million Americans suffer from acne. For many, the most common skin condition in the country clears up over time. However, others are left with a lasting reminder of the predominantly teen skin disease in the form…

best pore strips

Pore strips can be an effective way of dealing with blackheads. They work by removing oil and dead skin cells from the top layer of skin. Pore strips can damage your skin if they are used incorrectly or if you have particularly sensitive skin. Pore strips are widely used in many people’s regular beauty routine. Cheap, affordable and available just…

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