Why POREspective™ is Better Than Proactiv® and Proactiv+

Why POREspective™ is Better Than Proactiv® and Proactiv+

Proactiv® is a three-part acne treatment kit that is sold on a subscription basis, and its major drawback is its one-size-fits-all approach to treating acne that locks people into auto-ship that they have reportedly had difficulty canceling. Most of the feedback we...
Got Acne? Stay Away From Seaweed (Spirulina, Chlorella and Algae)

Got Acne? Stay Away From Seaweed (Spirulina, Chlorella and Algae)

Have you been wondering what is so great about spirulina, chlorella, blue-green algae, kelp, and seaweed? They are part of a huge family of organisms classified as “algae” that range in size from microscopic (spirulina and chlorella) to 180 feet long...

Clean Up Your Lifestyle to Clear Your Skin

Interrupted sleep increases cortisol and makes it harder to clear acne: Night-shift jobs Broken sleep from new motherhood Insomnia Menopausal hot flashes Long plane trips Crossing time zones   Laundry products must be free of perfumes and dyes. Safe detergents...
The Best and Worst Birth Control for Acne

The Best and Worst Birth Control for Acne

Birth control pills are widely used today as a means to control acne, but most pills can have the opposite effect and worsen it. Birth control can be divided into two main categories: those that are estrogen-dominant and those that are progesterone-dominant. As a...
A Lesson in Oral and Topical Acne Products

A Lesson in Oral and Topical Acne Products

Home Care and Lifestyle Changes A daily system of antibacterial and exfoliating products is needed to treat acne. True control means no physical sign of the disease shows in its active stage. Since acne is a treatable condition with no cure, most adult acne sufferers...
How To Stay Clear During (and After) Travel

How To Stay Clear During (and After) Travel

Before I became a licensed esthetician, I was a traveling dermatology sales rep, and I always packed skin care products to protect my skin from flying, changes in climate, and the poor air quality in hotel rooms. For those of you who will be traveling this summer, a...
The Benefits of Probiotics on Acne and Rosacea

The Benefits of Probiotics on Acne and Rosacea

Maintaining a balance between good and bad bacteria in the body has benefits beyond the digestive tract, it may also affect the health and appearance of acne and rosacea, researchers have found. Probiotics introduce healthy bacteria to the gut and create a barrier to...
Hidden Iodides Are Breaking You Out

Hidden Iodides Are Breaking You Out

Your diet just might be causing your acne, thanks to a common ingredient hiding in many foods and supplements. Although most experts agree that chocolate and greasy foods do not cause acne, research supports that sugar, peanuts, and, most important, iodides (also...

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