How to Prevent Acne

It never fails – acne always seems to break out at the worst times, like before an important date or any kind of a presentation. Fortunately, the big day doesn’t have to be faced with the fear of blemishes being the focus of the event.  So question is how to prevent acne from happening?  This video could help:


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How to Treat Your Mild Acne

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Acne sufferers in the United States spend over $100 million annually on over-the-counter treatments for this skin condition. Most of these treatments have proven very successful in managing mild acne. These treatments come in several different forms, including ointments, scrubs and cleansers. They can all be obtained from your neighborhood pharmacy. Read more »

The Different Types of Acne

If you notice red sores appearing on your face or back, there’s a high chance that those sores could develop into zits. Most people get zits or pimples from time to time, but if you experience breakouts on a regular basis you could have acne. Before you can treat acne you need to determine which types of acne you have. Read more »

Basic Overview of Acne Treatment

When it comes to acne treatment, there are several options depending on the severity of the symptoms. Treatment could range from gels, creams or lotions to put on the spots or throughout some area of your skin to prescription drugs including antibiotics.  For the best acne treatment, physicians may combine the medication and lotions or different dose combination of topical and oral medications to achieve optimal results.

Here are some treatment options but as always you should consult with your physician before applying any of them. Read more »

What is Acne? An Overview

Acne is a typical skin disorder that affects the majority of people sooner or later. It causes spots or pimples on the skin, generally on the face, back and chest. The spots ranges from blackheads and whiteheads which can be mild, to inflamed pus-filled pustules and cysts, which may be severe and long lasting and may result in scarring.



Acne generally affect adolescents and teenagers but may also occur to anyone at any age.   About 80% of people between 11 and 30 will be suffering from acne but it’s mostly typical in girls between age of 14 to 17 and 16-19 for boys.   Most of us have acne off and on for quite some time before the symptoms begin to improve as we age. Acne symptoms generally goes away when individuals are in their twenties. About 1% of men and 5% of women are affected over the age of 25. Read more »

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