Category Archive: Acne Treatment

Achieve Glowing Skin with Homemade Honey Recipes

Cucumber-Honey Toner

Between chlorine from pools and the sun’s UV rays, summer can be a damaging time for your skin. But you can easily restore your natural glow with a popular secret ingredient among do-it-yourselfers for soft, supple skin and shiny, healthy hair — honey. Honey needs no preservatives, additives, or refining, making it one of the …

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How to Handle Acne Naturally


Despite what movies and television shows may lead us to believe, acne isn’t just a problem teenagers face during puberty. In reality, acne can be a lifelong problem for many adults and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. Fortunately, there are great natural remedies available that can help minimize or even prevent annoying zits. The …

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All Natural Homemade Acne Soap

Natural handmade Soap with herbs

My youngest son, Christopher, suffers from cystic acne. I too had the problem when younger. When he was a teenager I was constantly taking him to the dermatologist trying to find that miracle medicine that would “Cure” his acne. The different medications worked for a short time, but over the long period they quit being …

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Natural Health and Beauty – Using Essential Oils for Healing Your Skin

lavender oils

Trends in health and beauty are placing more trust in the efficacy of natural and organic ingredients. Skin care is no exception, with more women coming to realize the purity of what they put on their skin is as important as that of what they eat. The skin is the largest organ, and is generally …

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Rosehip Seed Oil – A Foundation For Beauty

Rose hips

Rosehip seed oil has become widely recognized as an effective skin and beauty care agent in the last decade, with great interest surrounding its scientifically-validated beauty-enhancing effects. The oil has been heralded as a miracle cure for skin, useful for a great myriad of conditions, from premature aging and sun damage to scarring and other …

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How to Use Tea Tree Oil to Treat Acne

Tea Tree Essence

Acne is a skin condition that can affect men and women at many different stages in life, ranging from those troublesome teenage years when excess sebum can wreak havoc on the skin, to the 30s and 40s where those that have never suffered from it before can suddenly develop the ailment. Although there are many …

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Back Acne Treatments

Back of a woman

Back acne – you might not see it, but if you have it, you’ll certainly feel it. And although not everyone will get acne on their backs, this condition is common enough to have earned the nickname, ‘bacne’. Sounds funny but it isn’t really. The back area is home to thousands of sebaceous glands and …

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Acne Scar Removal and Treatment


At some point in life, almost everyone experiences acne. For some, acne is nothing more than an annoying and sometimes embarrassing rite of passage that occurs during adolescence, when hormone levels surge. Others unfortunately suffer extreme bouts of acne. Either situation can however, result in mild or severe acne scarring. Several different acne scarring treatments …

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Acne Treatment Part Four: Seeing a Dermatologist


Even though mild acne isn’t a serious condition it is a good idea to see a dermatologist if your skin breaks out.  You can receive valuable information about the cause of acne as well as learning about the options for treatment.  In addition, there is a condition called keratosis pilaris that is sometimes confused with …

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Acne Treatment Part Three: Physical Treatments


Mild acne conditions are usually best treated by topical ointments.  More severe cases may be treated in a variety of ways including oral antibiotics, ointments, and physical treatments such as chemical peels and drainage. Physical treatments must be conducted by a dermatologist.  Although popping pimples is a form of physical treatment, it is ill-advised.  It …

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