Category Archives: Acne

Treating Acne with Salicylic Acid

Treating Acne with Salicylic Acid It’s one of the most commonly seen ingredients on the labels of acne treatment products—but do you know what salicylic acid actually is, and how it works? Because understanding ingredients is a vital step in … Continue reading

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Treating Acne with Benzoyl Peroxide

Treating Acne with Benzoyl Peroxide This medication is used to treat mild to moderate acne. It may be used in combination with other acne treatments. When applied to the skin, benzoyl peroxide works by reducing the amount of acne-causing bacteria … Continue reading

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What Causes a Pimple?

What Causes a Pimple and Acne? To control blemishes effectively, it’s important to understand how spots form and what causes it. The most important thing to remember about pimples is: It’s not your fault. Contrary to popular belief, zits are not … Continue reading

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Acne Treatment for Nodules

What Are Acne Nodules? Individuals who break out in nodules may experience the intense emotional turmoil described above. Nodules are a severe form of a common type of acne known as acne vulgaris. Although they are grouped together with whiteheads, … Continue reading

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Popping Pimples Creates Bad Skin

Is Popping Pimples Bad? Yes, it is. An inflamed blemish happens when the pore becomes engorged with excess sebum, dead skin cells, and bacteria. When you squeeze a pimple, you may inadvertently force the debris from the pore deeper into the … Continue reading

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