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Think acne is just for teens? Think again.

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Think acne is just for teens? Think again.

People of all ages can suffer from acne. But what causes it, and what can you do to get rid of this annoying skin issue for good? When many of us think of acne, we imagine it to be a teenage hormonal issue, or worse, an indicator of poor hygiene. While it is true that hormones play a role in kids and young adults who are struggling to get their complexion under control, severe acne is neither a sign of poor hygiene nor exclusive to teenagers. In fact, we have even treated patients that were trying to fight wrinkles and acne at...

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Let's Talk About Acne

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Let's Talk About Acne

People of all ages can suffer from acne. But what causes it, and what can you do to get rid of this annoying skin issue for good? Acne is troublesome for a multitude of reasons: it can erode confidence, it can leave negative first impressions, and worst of all, it can leave a permanent reminder of itself with scars. Many of us may not be aware that simply going to the pharmacy and picking up whatever cleansers are available won't be an effective way of dealing with chronic, cystic acne. So what options are there? What's causing YOUR acne?In order to defeat...

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What is "Maskne"? Get rid of acne caused by face masks.

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What is "Maskne"? Get rid of acne caused by face masks.

With face masks now a standard and essential part of our daily attire, many of us are starting to learn about a new skin care concern thanks to our face masks: Maskne. Maskne refers to acne that's brought on by daily use of a face mask. The technical term, acne mechanica, describes acne caused by the repeated irritation and pressure of your mask. When you combine this friction with sweat, oil and makeup present on your skin and a mask that might not always be clean, the bacteria is able to flourish in the warm and humid environment created inside your mask every...

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