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Risky Retinol Combinations

Some doctors say strong ingredients, like retinol, should never be mixed with other strong ingredients and should be used solely on their own; others disagree, saying it's safe ...

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Solving Scalp Acne

Just like the face and body, the scalp can be prone to breakouts, too. Pimples, whiteheads and blackheads on the upper forehead, at the hair line and in the scalp are not uncomm...

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When Benzoyl Peroxide Over-Dries A Blemish

Benzoyl peroxide may do wonders for killing pimple-causing bacteria, but the key is to use it sparingly. Too much of it on any one spot can cause redness and flaking since it di...

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Acne-Induced Redness

Regardless of if your blemishes are mild or severe, acne can leave your skin red-both during breakout cycles and long after they've healed. While whiteheads and blackheads aren'...

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Better Know Benzoyl Peroxide

Benzoyl peroxide is an antibacterial agent that reduces P. acnes, the bacteria responsible for acne breakouts. As an added bonus, it also helps "dry up" existing blemishes. Av...

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Acne Options: Where To Begin

Whether you experience occasional hormone-related breakouts or are plagued by chronic acne, benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid are often the first lines of defense. And whether...

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Managing Acne In Mature, Menopausal Skin

It seems counterintuitive that adult acne can occur as hormone levels taper, but acne is actually a common, though temporary, occurrence among women going through menopause. Me...

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