There are few skin imperfections more frustrating than blackheads – they can be unsightly, hard to conceal and painful. Unfortunately, they are also incredibly common. Luckily, the blemishes don’t have to be a headache to treat.

According to MSNBC’s Today, a recent study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology found that teenagers who suffer from acne are up to three times more likely to have thoughts of depression and suicide than those with smooth skin.

While there are a seemingly limitless amount of products available formulated to treat almost every condition under the sun, there are times when you may need a quick fix. Luckily, there are a few standard beauty products that can do double-duty in a last minute emergency.

While women are often told how to eliminate pesky pimples on their faces, it may be harder to find decent tips on eliminating acne on one’s back, or bacne, as it’s more commonly known. Luckily, Allure.com recently gathered some helpful information that may help gals with this skin condition.

While some people think that acne is confined to one’s face, the skin condition can actually wreak havoc on one’s entire body. Bacne, a term used to refer to acne that resides on one’s back, can be especially hard to fight, as the blemishes are located in such a hard-to-reach location.

While the causes of acne have been attributed to a number of factors, from stress to diet to hormones, new research reveals a correlation between smoking and comedonal adult acne in women.

Everyone gets blemishes at some point or another. For those of us that are penny conscious, some over the counter treatments are just as high-quality as those costly ones. To conceal acne and treat it at the same time, try using an acne care that comes in several shades for all skin tones – it […]

People who have done well using a combination of prescription medications and quality skin care products have stuck to a regime and used their medications as directed by their doctors.  By doing so, enabled their prescription medications to do the job they were created to do, and reduced the likelihood of side effects. It’s best […]

It’s happened to the best of us, we’ve gone to sleep with clear skin and woken up with a horrible blemish. Ever wonder where those pesky pimples come from? A pimple forms when a type of oil called sebum, that lubricates the hair and skin, clogs the pores. As a result an infection occurs and […]

The best way to free skin of large pores is to begin a three step cleansing skin care regime. First, cleanse with either a Cleansing Cream or Cleansing gel that will get rid of the dirt, dead skin cells and make-up that are inside and on top of your pores. The second, and very important […]

Problematic skin? No problem! Natural mineral makeup is okay for all skin types. Mineral cosmetics are non-acnegenic, and won’t irritate acne-prone skin or cause it to worsen. In a lot of cases women with acne-affected complexions claimed that with consistent use of mineral makeup made their skin clear up. Likewise, mineral cosmetics are usually recommended […]

Number one thing we must all remember is NOT TO PICK at our blemishes, although it is human nature and we all do it. Picking at acne is a sure way to instigate scarring on your skin and can stay there for the rest of your life! Always use three steps for keeping skin fresh […]