Category: Acne

What is Trentinoin?

Happy December 💜 We thought we’d start the month off with information about an important ingredient in our skin care tool box. Tretinoin is a prescription grade cream that is an important aid in treating acne as well as helping to minimize fine lines and wrinkles. It’s brand name is Retin-A, perhaps a more familiar […]

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Maskne (mask acne)

Wearing a mask has become part of our every day life in 2020, but it can lead to annoying acne.  To make matters worse, our skin can be extra sensitive with the constant friction and typical acne regimens can be too harsh. Follow these steps to help prevent new break-outs! First, wash your face with […]

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5 Tips for Back to School & Autumn Skin Care

Having clean, fresh-looking skin can help your kids look and feel more confident when it’s time to go back to school – even when on a zoom lesson!  Acne, eczema, dermatitis and mask acne (aka maskne) are common teenage skin care woes that can make them feel self-conscious about their appearance and distract them from […]

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Treatment of Teenage Acne: Myth vs. Fact

What Causes Acne Acne is a very common and well understood condition, affecting up to 85 percent of teenagers. Yet, this age group may be reluctant to seek out treatment or disclose how bothersome it may actually be. Acne is a highly visible condition, and when left untreated it can lead to permanent scarring. Acne […]

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