I looked into this as much as I could, but I couldn’t find a single clinical study or trial on the effects of alcohol on acne.
Chemical exfoliants like retinoids (Retin-A, tazorac, etc.), alpha hydroxy acids (glycolic acid, lactic acid), and salicylic acid, can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. Be extra aware of sun protection if you are using any of these products.
Yesterday was officially the first day of summer. In honor of summer’s arrival we are re-airing our Sun Week series. We’ll be covering everything from how the sun affects acne, Vitamin D, choosing an SPF that won’t break you out, chemical exfoliants, and hats. Hope you all enjoy Summer 2009!
Today’s video was 11:30 long so YouTube wouldn’t let us upload it. We used Picasa instead. That’s why it looks different, but it should still work Just press the play button!