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How Stress Affects Acne: Can Worrying Make Things Worse?

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Stress has struck again. A big pimple right on your nose. “Rudolph” has nothing on you. Ugh!! The occasion? How about a fancy date? A primo job interview? A fun outing with your besties? A big presentation? But why, oh why does your acne get WORSE when you have something [...]

By |2019-03-21T08:35:55-06:00January 20, 2019|Acne|

Understanding the Dangers & Side Effects of Accutane

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Accutane. If your guts twinge just reading this word, your instincts are right on track. Accutane and its generic counterpart, isotretinoin, belong to a class of drug called retinoids (man-made vitamin A derivatives). Available only by prescription and under a dermatologist’s close scrutiny, it works by decreasing oil (sebum) production. [...]

By |2019-03-21T08:41:19-06:00January 12, 2019|Acne|

Is Vitamin E Effective for Controlling Acne?

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Do you know YOUR primary acne trigger? Still struggling with an unsure self-diagnosis? We created a short quiz to help you Discover YOUR Complexion Triggers Take The Quiz When you’re looking at a list of “super vitamins” for overall health, Vitamin E always makes the top of the list – [...]

By |2019-07-29T12:42:31-06:00December 7, 2018|Acne|

What Is Acne Mechanica?

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Do you know YOUR primary acne trigger? Still struggling with an unsure self-diagnosis? We created a short quiz to help you Discover YOUR Complexion Triggers Take The Quiz Breaking Out after Working Out? The Problem Could Be This... Exercise is great for your entire body—and especially good for your skin. [...]

By |2019-07-29T12:43:09-06:00December 1, 2018|Acne|

3 Best Natural Treatments for Hormonal Acne

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Do you know YOUR primary acne trigger? Still struggling with an unsure self-diagnosis? We created a short quiz to help you Discover YOUR Complexion Triggers Take The Quiz It’s one thing to have acne as a teenager. Teenagers are supposed to get acne, right? Which means that skin should be [...]

By |2019-07-29T12:43:44-06:00November 13, 2018|Hormonal Acne|

Why You Shouldn’t Take Antibiotics To Treat Acne

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Back in 2015 The Wall Street Journal published research about acne’s resistance to antibiotics. Dermatologists are now using therapies such as topical acne creams, diet modifications, chemical peels, laser and light therapy and hormone therapy because of that. In addition to acne becoming resistant to antibiotics, the other reason they [...]

By |2019-07-21T01:42:50-06:00July 20, 2018|Acne|

Acne Specialist or Doctor

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Typically, when someone has acne, they firstly refer to see a dermatologist, who tend to prescribe a “one size fits all” regimen of oral antibiotics, topical prescription creams such as Retin-A (which contains pore clogging inactive ingredients), Benzyl Peroxide and topical antibiotics. When this approach ends up failing a few [...]

By |2019-07-06T01:29:04-06:00July 6, 2018|Acne|

What is Acne?

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While the majority of the people who have acne won’t know this, acne is “inherited condition of the pores”. What this means is that the way the pores perform or behave is inherited. This is different from what may trigger acne as the trigger may be different for you than [...]

By |2019-06-09T13:57:19-06:00June 9, 2018|Acne, Adult Acne, Hormonal Acne|

10 Common Acne Myths

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At the Natural acne clinic, we really like to break myths about acne and breakouts. The following are the most common ones we’ve come across with our patients: Myth: Washing Your Face Often Prevents Breakouts FACT: Washing your face multiple times a day will not get rid of acne on [...]

By |2019-07-24T14:50:33-06:00April 24, 2018|Acne|