Adult Acne

Sebaceous Glands and Your Skin

What They Do Depending on their location, there can be anywhere from 2,500 to 6,000 sebaceous glands per square inch. While most sebaceous glands are...

Does Exercise Cause Acne? Why You Shouldn’t Wear Makeup At The...

“Sweat is just water and salt,” Dr. Neal Schultz, a dermatologist in New York City, told Acne.com. “You don’t need to wash it off....

Can Smoking Cigarettes Cause Acne?

Smoker's Acne Some researchers believe that smoking may indeed be a cause of acne. Researchers at the San Gallicano Dermatological Institute in Rome, Italy suggest that...

Benzoyl Peroxide Vs. Salicylic Acid for Acne

What Is Salicylic Acid? Salicylic acid works a bit differently than benzoyl peroxide. As a beta hydroxy acid, salicylic acid speeds up cell turnover rates. It exfoliates, helping your skin...

Body Acne

The 5 Best Body Washes For Acne

Turning 14 marked the beginning of an angsty transitional period in my life. I started high school (it sucked), had my first kiss (it...

11 Reasons You Might Have Body Acne & What To Do About It

Perhaps just as bad as a face full of pimples is a back (or chest, or shoulders) full of the same red, pesky problems....

How to Prevent & Treat Back Acne (Bacne)

Hidden from plain sight, on the shoulders and backs of men all over, lurks an all too familiar foe. Acne. Back acne, or bacne,...

Microdermabrasion for Back Acne

Frustratingly annoying, acne is one of the most common skin conditions faced by almost everyone at some point of time. It occurs when the...

Back Acne During Pregnancy

Acne is a common skin problem that tend to aggravate when a woman is pregnant. Some women who never had any acne problem in...

Good Riddance! Find Home Remedies to Eradicate Back Acne

Back acne affects both men and women, usually at the onset of puberty. It may last till the age of 40 and sometimes even...

4 Ways To Keep Body Acne From Ruining Your Day

Now that summer is finally here, we can all celebrate the season of beach parties and barbecues … and bikinis, bare arms, and, basically,...

WAYS TO PREVENT AND TREAT BACK ACNE

Summer is well on its way, but if you struggle with back acne, you might not be ready to say goodbye to your trusty turtlenecks...

Back Acne Causes

Acne occurs when the excessive oil (sebum) produced by the sebaceous glands, gets accumulated under the skin due to clogged skin pores (follicles), and...

Black Heads

How to Clear Blackheads on Nose

The development of blackheads and whiteheads on the nose is a common problem faced by people with oily skin. They are formed when sebum,...

Blackheads in Ear

Blackheads are small skin eruptions that appear black or gray in color. These small bumps that occur inside the ear are considered to be...

Squeezing Blackheads

Blackheads are one of those problems of the skin that are almost unavoidable. They happen to almost everyone. The occurrence of blackheads is fairly...

How to Use a Comedone Extractor

It must be noted that the removal of blackheads or whiteheads with a comedone extractor doesn't have an effect on the course of comedonal...

How to Remove Blackheads from Ears

Most of us are familiar with blackheads that are small black bumps on the skin. They are mainly found on the face, neck, chest,...

White Heads

Stress And Acne: Why Your Mood Can Affect Your Skin

You wash your face religiously. You go to the dermatologist and follow all the other...

The 14 Best Facial Oils for Acne-Prone Skin for 2019

Five years ago, if you'd told us using face oil in our skin-care routines could...

What Causes Whiteheads

There are various types of eruptions on the face and other parts of the skin....

How to Remove Whiteheads

People with oily skin are more susceptible to whiteheads as excess sebum (secretion of sebaceous...

4 Steps to Getting Rid of a Cystic Pimple, Fast

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Acne

Scalp Acne Causes

Scalp acne is one of the many different types of acne or pimple and is a troublesome condition that affects people all over the...

Acne Diagnosing

Cortisone Injections for Acne

Cortisol, a naturally-occurring hormone produced by the body in the adrenalin gland is converted to cortisone by 11-beta-steroid dehydrogenase. In its natural form, cortisone...

Teen Acne

How Adult Acne Differs From Teen Acne

No matter what your age, you’re never quite in the clear when it comes to acne. Though it’s most often associated with teens, recent...

Prevent and Treat Acne From Working Out

Shower ASAP The most important thing you can do to fight post-workout acne breakouts is to get in the shower as soon as possible to...

5 Ways To Help Your Child Deal With Acne

Feeling helpless? Here are some parental tips for helping and supporting your child in their struggle with acne and how to deal with pimples. 1....