The best way to make a zit go away fast is to apply a dab of benzoyl peroxide. If you don’t have any handy, here’s what else you can do (and what you shouldn’t do).
So what is the difference between day and night creams? And what ingredients should you look for? Find out from a dermatologist.
Guys, still breaking out in your 20s (er, or 30s)? Dermatologist Alok Vij, MD, explains when you should seek help for adult acne — and what help’s available.
Pimples are par for the course during teenage years, thanks to hormonal changes that increase the skin’s oil production during puberty. That oil mixes with dead skin cells on the body and clogs pores, trapping bacteria inside. Then, pop! There comes a pimple. While some teens escape with only mild blemishes that are relatively inconsequential, … Read More
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Why do some people experience acne breakouts long after their teen years, and what sort of treatments will help? Get The Short Answer from dermatologist Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD.
Severe acne has the potential to permanently scar your child’s skin. Teens who suffer from severe acne are at risk for psychological effects as well. Should parents intervene?
Every time you touch an unwashed brush to your face, you’re not just applying makeup. You’re also applying dirt, oil and old makeup.
Is your dermatologist office too busy? Get some tips for getting in sooner and find out when it’s OK to see you primary care doctor instead.
Taking oral antibiotics long-term isn’t just dangerous, it’s not an effective way to treat acne. Instead, a Cleveland Clinic dermatologist recommends finding the right combination of topical treatments.
When you exfoliate, you whisk away dead skin cells that can dull your complexion and cause your skin to appear ruddy and splotchy. “The change of seasons is a great time to refresh your skin, especially after the long winter months,” says aesthetician Brittany Ballachino. In fact, she says regular exfoliation gives you a beautiful … Read More