Acne

Acne can be a stubborn problem in your teenage years and stem into adulthood. Learn everything about what causes acne and how to get rid of it.

How to Survive Taking Accutane for Acne—from Someone Who’s Done It Twice

Yes, I've been through two rounds of isotretinoin for acne, despite the drug's side effects. Here's why I'm so happy I did it (including my Accutane before and after pictures).

8 Home Remedies to Make Blackheads Vanish

Use these natural treatments and home remedies to fight blackheads and clear up your complexion on your nose and your...


The Best Acne Scar Treatment for Even the Toughest Scars

As much as you’d like to forget your pimpled past, your face remembers—in the form of scars. Whether they’re raised...


These 3 Skin-Care Products Literally Erased My Hormonal Acne Scars

Even if you conquer a face full of pimples, you'll be left battling the scars. This is the story of...


How I Cured My Cystic Acne in 3 Weeks

Going to the dermatologist was the best thing I've ever done for my skin.

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What Is Acne Face Mapping—and Is It Accurate?

Here's what a dermatologist thinks about the ancient technique of face mapping that promises to banish your blemishes.


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Does Blue Light Therapy for Acne Work?

Blue light therapy for acne is a treatment that's safe for many people. Here's how to know if it's...

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What Are Pimple Patches and Do They Work?

Pimple patches, or zit stickers, are trending in skin care, but how well they work depends on the type...


7 Best Ways to Avoid Maskne, According to Dermatologists

Follow these dermatologists' tips to avoid face mask acne, so you can stay safe, healthy, and have a clear...


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12 Sneaky Reasons You’re Having an Acne Breakout

But more importantly: How to stop pesky acne flare-ups.


14 Powerful Ingredients that Can Zap Acne Wherever It Lives

When a pimple pops up, send it packing with these powerful zit-zapping ingredients.

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The Best Moisturizers for People With Acne

The road to clear, healthy skin is paved with the right moisturizer, and dermatologists share the best ones for people...


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7 Bad Habits That Lead to Clogged Pores

Get clear skin and prevent unwanted clogged pores by avoiding these bad habits, from smoking to wearing


Here’s How You Should Treat Perioral Dermatitis, According to Dermatologists

Many people don't realize that perioral dermatitis is an acne or eczema-like rash around the mouth—and that you can treat...


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Thinking About Using Essential Oils to Fight Acne? Read This First

If you're using harsh chemicals to combat breakouts, you could be making it worse or irritating your skin. Enter essential...


How to Get Rid of Back Acne: 13 Simple Tricks to Try

These lifestyle tweaks can help get rid of stubborn bacne.

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This Is What Causes Whiteheads—and How to Treat Them

Don't let a whitehead or two ruin your day. We asked dermatologists for their best advice on how to treat...


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How to Get Rid of Chest Acne for Good, According to a Dermatologist

There's no good place to have acne, but chest acne can really interfere with a lot of your wardrobe. Here's...



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Why You Get Chin Acne—and How to Clear It Up

Chin up! You don't have to suffer from adult acne forever.


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8 Surefire Ways to Get Rid of Acne Once and For All

Pesky pimples remain regular an issue for approximately 50 million Americans per year. The good news is there is hope...


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The 9 Best Acne Products That Really Work

Is there a really a difference between treating your acne with high-end or prescription products versus over-the-counter ones? Top dermatologists...



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This Is the Difference Between a Pimple and a Boil

Here’s how you can determine if the red bump on your skin is a zit or a boil.

This Is How to Treat Every Type of Acne

Acne is the most common skin problem in the United States, with about 40 to 50 million sufferers. Here are...


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How to Get Rid of Blackheads: 12 Proven Tricks

Clear pores are possible if you follow these simple dermatologist-approved tips.


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Dr. Pimple Popper Reveals the 9 Acne-Fighting Rules Everyone Should Know

Dermatologist Sandra Lee, MD (aka Dr. Pimple Popper), might be famous for getting rid of zits, but her advice can...


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12 Surprising Home Remedies for Acne

If you have acne, proper skin care and treatments can help. However, you may also consider natural home remedies like...


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9 Ways Dermatologists Get Rid of Pimples

Good advice from the docs who know how to put a pimple in its place.


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13 Brilliant Tea Tree Oil Benefits You Never Knew About

For years, people have used tea tree oil to help with skin ailments from acne to psoriasis, but its benefits...