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Keep Your Skin Extraordinary this Party Season

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Keep Your Skin Extraordinary this Party Season

Year-end means there’s plenty of parties to be attended. Extraordinary skin is a must. But stress, heavy foods, and lack of sleep during the holidays can spell problems for your skin. Below are a few tips to keep you extraordinary as you party on! Don’t Forget Your Skin Care Regimen  ’Tis the season for shopping, travel, work, and, of course, parties. With all you have to get done, it’s easy to forget about your daily skin care regimen. Don’t! Keeping up your daily routine is critical to keeping your skin glowing. Make sure you keep it up throughout this busy season. Minimize Your...

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Benzoyl Peroxide: What You Need to Know

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Benzoyl Peroxide: What You Need to Know

Benzoyl peroxide has been used to treat mild to moderate acne for many years, both alone and in combination with other medications and acne treatments. It can be found in various strengths from 2.5% to 10% and is a mainstay of effective acne treatments. Benefits of Benzoyl Peroxide Benzoyl peroxide also has mild anti-inflammatory effects to reduce swelling and inflammation associated with acne. Because it has antibacterial effects, benzoyl peroxide works by reducing and eliminating bacteria that cause blemishes, and by drying out skin so that oils won’t clog pores. Additionally, it can help to clear pores so that acne...

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Outside Factors that Stimulate Acne

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Outside Factors that Stimulate Acne

  Acne is NOT your fault!  It’s not caused by eating chocolate and French fries, or sleeping on a dirty pillowcase or not washing your face enough. There are triggers, however, that if avoided or minimized can help to control acne. Trigger #1 Picking. Not allowed! Picking can irritate impactions, making it worse. It will cause scarring. Acne scars can mark you for life, emotionally and physically, which is why it’s important to avoid scarring by treating your acne preventively.  Rub an ice cube on the pimple to reduce inflammation. Then follow with a medicated treatment – something with benzoyl peroxide to kill bacteria, salicylic acid to help loosen dead...

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7 Acne Myths

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7 Acne Myths

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about acne. Before you consider any treatment, it’s best to know what is true and what is false. Here are some of the most common myths about acne.  Myth #1 Only teenagers get Acne. Acne is not limited to teens. Many individuals can escape acne during adolescence, only to have flare-ups as an adult. Myth #2 The Sun clears up/dries out acne. As we know, sunlight causes severe damage to your skin. It may feel like it’s drying your skin, but it’s only camouflaging breakouts and redness with a mild burn or tan. Some acne medications, can even make you more...

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