Acne and Breakouts

How to Pop a Pimple the Right Way
Written by: Desiree Stordahl Few things can ruin your day like the sight of a red, swollen pimple with a whitehead in the center. Of course, a great skin care routine that includes a leave-on salicylic acid product is fundamental to...
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How to Get Rid of Red Spots on Face
Written by: Desiree Stordahl Medically Reviewed by: Corey L. Hartman MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Skin redness is a real pain. First, there’s the arduous task of identifying its causes, of which there are many. A red flush can appear when temperatures drop or an ingredient...
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Severe Acne
Written by: Mercedes Santella-Lam The fight against acne is often an uphill battle, especially if you have stubborn to severe acne. But, thankfully, for most people, even severe acne can be improved with over-the-counter skincare products. We’re proud to say our...
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How to Get Rid of Acne
Written by: Mercedes Santaella-Lam Whether you’re a teenager struggling with recurring breakouts or an adult experiencing acne for the first time, there is one universal truth: You want your skin to clear up—fast. Here’s what you need to get rid of...
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Adult Acne
Written by: Paula Begoun Despite what you might have read, the best acne products for adult acne don’t differ whether you’re an adult or a teenager. We know that sounds surprising, maybe even shocking, but facts are facts and there’s no...
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How to Prevent Acne
Written by: Bryan Barron We’ve covered what causes acne and how you can manage it with skincare in dozens of articles over the years. It’s a prevalent topic given how many people suffer with acne and a subject Paula feels strongly...
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How to Minimize the Look of Post-Acne Marks
Written by: Desiree Stordahl Medically Reviewed by: Corey L. Hartman MD Board-Certified Dermatologist When a swollen acne blemish finally goes away, it’s all too often replaced by a frustrating visual reminder: a red or brown mark. Actually, frustrating is an understatement! We want to assure...
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Is My Skin Purging or Breaking Out?
Written by: Shannon Steck Medically Reviewed by: Beth McLellan MD Board-Certified Dermatologist Skin purging is a phenomenon that some people with breakout-prone skin experience after using a leave-on exfoliant or certain other active ingredients for the first time. The theory is that such...
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