Unmasking the Truths about Acne

Acne Awareness Month

June is recognized globally as Acne Awareness Month. During this month, healthcare professionals, skincare experts, and communities worldwide focus on educating people about acne’s causes, treatment, and myths surrounding this widespread skin condition. This blog is dedicated to unmasking truths about acne, dispelling common misconceptions, and offering practical tips for managing this often-misunderstood skin ailment. … Read more

All About Acne: Types, Triggers, and When to See a Professional

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Around 50 million Americans are affected by acne each year, which means some of you reading this blog may be dealing with it. Since June is Acne Awareness Month, we’re going back to the basics of acne and talking about the types, triggers, and when to see a professional. Acne Types Acne occurs when the … Read more

Battling Adult Acne – Causes and How to Manage It

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Adult-onset acne is the cherry on the top of an already stressful life, it seems. Although it can be embarrassing and annoying, you are not alone. If you have had acne most of your life, you can get acne well into your 50’s. You can also get it for the first time as an adult … Read more

ACNE: The Breakout Breakdown

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We are ankle deep in June and National Acne Awareness Month. Acne can affect anyone at any age, although this pesky skin condition is more common in your teenage years. It can also be located not just on the face, but also on your back, shoulders, and other parts of your body. Acne is the … Read more

Skincare habits to avoid if you have acne

SKINCARE HABITS TO AVOID IF YOU HAVE ACNE

Imagine waking up one morning and thinking, “What a beautiful morning, today’s going to be a grea—Oh no!” You look in the mirror and notice that your face has breakouts. Let’s face it, acne can put a damper on your day and overall confidence. But don’t go scrubbing your face just yet, read more on … Read more

Winter Itch: The effects of winter on your skin

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With winter upon us, you may find your skin changing with the season.  A combination of harsh, dry, windy, and cold air can irritate your skin and leave you feeling uncomfortable. Read on to learn more about certain types of skin conditions and ways that you can help manage flare-ups during the winter. Eczema Also … Read more

Your Kids and Hand-washing: What you need to know

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What is that? You notice something is different about your child’s skin. It could be a rash, allergic reaction, or it could be something quite different. Children are prone to different skin problems as a result of their environment at school and their lower immunity. Common skin problems can include hives, allergic reactions, warts, ringworm, … Read more

Baby, it’s cold outside! Tips for managing acne in the winter

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Summer sweat is long gone, and tis the season to enjoy cold weather, sweet hot chocolate, and a warm fireplace! During the holiday season, the last thing you want to think about is acne. Most people believe that acne flare-ups are more common during the summer months, but unfortunately this is not true. From cold … Read more

Past Puberty: Why do I still have Acne?!

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Acne and puberty almost seem to go hand-in-hand. Rapidly changing physical features, as well completely shifting hormones, all influence the appearance of skin inflammation and blemishes during our teen years. As a matter of fact, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH), acne is the eighth most commonly occurring disease worldwide! On the other … Read more