Category: Acne

Cystic Acne on Chin: The Whys and Hows

There is a good chance that while growing up, you have had to deal with acne – some of you may even still be dealing with them. Acne can be a pain in the neck: while there are heaps of lines written on the subject, some treatments may not work or help

Vitamin C For Acne

A lot has been said recently about the effect vitamin C has on human skin. In the past few years, people have been going crazy for vitamin C serums and the potential applications of the vitamin itself. But what makes it so special? What makes the skincare community give it an A+

DIY Spot Treatment: Home Remedies and Guide

Dealing with skin imperfections is annoying, especially for women. It takes a toll on our self-confidence and it makes a regular skincare routine even more of a hassle. Dark spots are one type of skin problem known to many women with aging skin. Still, there’s no room for despair here. You can

Cheek Acne – The Dos and Don’ts

I’m sure that everyone you know has had at least some type of problem with acne – and if they haven’t – lucky them!   Acne can be a real hassle – it can destroy a person’s self-confidence and pester them for years. I personally have had issues with acne breakouts, and

Fighting Shoulder Acne

Have you ever found yourself surprised by the unpleasant look (and feel!) of inflamed zits on your shoulders? While face acne is by far the most common type, shoulder acne does not fall much behind. Zits on the shoulders tend to be more common in men than in women, and, of course,

Severe Acne Scars

Active acne breakouts cause much frustration while they’re at their peak, but perhaps the worst comes after they’ve disappeared. Post-acne scarring is a real problem for many acne-sufferers, a problem which requires adequate and persistent treatment. While blemishes and pimple scars may go away with time, you can’t do anything immediate to

L-Lysine for Acne

It may come as a surprise and a rather desperate move to start using a drug meant to treat herpes simplex virus-caused cold sores as a cure for acne. The sound of its name doesn’t help either: L-Lysine sounds a bit too chemical to my ears and definitely lacks a reassuring ring

The Effectiveness of Oil Pulling for Acne

Regardless of age or gender, stubborn acne breakouts can make anyone’s life truly complicated. If you’ve ever had to face this very common skin condition, you know you’ve felt how desperate times call for desperate measures. In case you’re suspicious of aggressive surgical acne treatments or don’t have the money to invest

Green Tea: The Unexpected Game-changer in Acne Treatment

Over the past few decades, green tea has emerged as one of the leading natural ingredients recommended for skincare. The list of benefits of this famed drink now seems to be over a mile long – and it’s quite an eclectic list – from dandruff prevention to defying age. But those of