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At Home Blackhead Removal

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got a few stubborn blackheads that, no matter how hard you try, just won’t seem to disappear. Sure, it’s gross, but let’s admit it: blackheads are satisfying to squeeze. The problem is that they almost always reappear, no matter how much you pop, cleanse, or scrub. But what causes these unsightly spots in the first place?…

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Azelaic acid is an organic substance that can be used to treat rosacea, acne, and hyperpigmentation. It is usually only available by prescription, but lower concentrations can also be found in over-the-counter products. Most people see results within about five weeks, with little to no adverse side effects. Despite its proven benefits, azelaic acid does not get the recognition it…

exfoliation treatment

Daily full-body scrub downs? A Hollywood dermatologist is popularizing this new trend among his celebrity clientele, claiming you can exfoliate your way to younger-looking skin. Pay attention, because your shower routine is about to get longer. Your anti-aging regimen shouldn’t stop at your neck, or even your décolletage. Arms, feet, knees, thighs, and even your backside are all equal opportunity candidates for…

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Retin-A, also know as Tretnoin cream, is one of the most widely prescribed topical anti-aging products in the world. Tretinoin is scientifically proven to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by increasing natural collagen production in the skin. In most cases the effects are visible after 6-8 weeks of regular use. However, precautions must be taken, as overuse can cause skin…

retin-a facial cream

Of the many retinoids on the market, both natural and synthetic, Retin-A is the most commonly recommended by dermatologists for the treatment of acne, wrinkles, and skin damage Retin-A works by stimulating the production of collagen, increasing cell turnover and regulating the cell cycle. Tretinoin can play a role in enhancing the results and efficiency of non-invasive skin rejuvenation procedures What…

Instantly Ageless is a topical “microcream” used to treat wrinkles, fine lines and under-eye bags. The formula contains the peptide Argireline, which has been branded as a topical alternative to Botox. Fillers, Botox and eyelid surgery may be more effective and cost less in the long run. What is Instantly Ageless? Instantly Ageless, or "a facelift in a box," by…

Removing Whiteheads

Whiteheads are closed comedones, a mild form of acne. While home remedies like apple cider vinegar and oatmeal scrubs may help to exfoliate sensitive skin, basic pharmaceuticals typically offer better results. Tretinoin and azelaic acid could help treat whiteheads in most cases. What are whiteheads? Whiteheads are a form of acne that appear as small raised white papules on the…

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Laser resurfacing is one of the best treatments out there for people who want to treat several skin conditions at the same time. There are two types of lasers most often used in laser skin resurfacing treatments -- ablative and non-ablative. Most patients report little discomfort with non-ablative lasers, and some pain with ablative lasers. Many laser treatments are equally…

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris, also known as chicken skin, is a super-common skin condition that affects millions of people every year. It’s caused by a buildup of keratin in the body, which clogs the hair follicles and leads to tiny, red bumps on the skin. Although chicken skin is harmless, it can affect self-esteem and cause people to feel self-conscious showing their…

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