Does Sugar Cause Acne?

There’s no denying that what you put in your body can show up on your skin. I hate to break it to my sweet-tooth readers, but the reality is that sugar is a trigger for acne. However, healing acne involves more than just cutting out sugar. Learn more inside.

Acne and Sweat – Does Sweat Cause Acne?

Does sweat cause acne? The internet chimed in and let’s see what they have to say. In this article we debunk whether or not sweat causes acne. Come inside and find out.

Blackheads and Whiteheads

Blackheads When you hear the term “blackhead” you know exactly what we are talking about, right? When you hear the term “whitehead” you are a little less certain, but you kind of have an idea. Actually, if you are like 9 out of ten people, you are probably wrong on both counts! Most people think a blackhead is dirt that … Read More

Treat Cystic Acne

By its very sound, cystic acne seems scary. In the standard grading of acne it is considered the most severe, and it is the type most likely to leave scars. But in simplest terms, cystic acne is inflamed acne. All acne lesions start with what scientists call “microcomedones” which are microscopic plugs made up of dead skin cells. People who … Read More

Dermatologist or Esthetician for Acne?

When people realize they need help with acne, often their first thought is to see a dermatologist. Occasionally people think of heading to the esthetician. Which is the better choice? The answer is that they really need to think of finding an acne specialist.

Pore Clogging Ingredients

You already know that if you are in the least acne-prone, you never want to put anything on your skin or in your hair that is going to clog your pores. But there are many products labeled “Non-comedogenic” and “Won’t Clog Pores” and “Hypoallergenic” that have some of the worst ingredients for clogging your pores. Why would a manufacturer put … Read More