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Acne.org Benzoyl Peroxide Treatment
based on 1137 reviews

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Neutrogena On-the-Spot Acne Treatment
based on 337 reviews

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Erythromycin Oral Antibiotic
based on 189 reviews

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Stridex Maximum Pads with Salicylic Acid, Alcohol Free
based on 52 reviews

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Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength
based on 332 reviews

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Clean & Clear Clear Advantage Daily Acne Clearing Lotion
based on 37 reviews

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Acne.org Benzoyl Peroxide Treatment
based on 1137 reviews

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Erythromycin Oral Antibiotic
based on 189 reviews

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Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength
based on 332 reviews

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Clean & Clear Clear Advantage Daily Acne Clearing Lotion
based on 37 reviews

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Neutrogena Multi-Vitamin Acne Treatment Lotion
based on 38 reviews

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Proactiv Solution Repairing Lotion 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide
based on 87 reviews

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Neutrogena On-the-Spot Acne Treatment
based on 337 reviews

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Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Spot Treatment
based on 408 reviews

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Oxy Maximum Action Spot Treatment
based on 76 reviews

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L'Oreal Pure Zone Pore Tightening Astringent
based on 21 reviews

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Pro-Acne (5% Benzol Peroxide) Gel
based on 7 reviews

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Clearasil Daily Clear Adult Tinted Acne Treatment Cream
based on 62 reviews

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Tetracycline Oral Antibiotic
based on 347 reviews

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Differin Adapalene (0.1%) Gel
based on 1230 reviews

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Azelex Azelaic Acid (20%) Cream
based on 208 reviews

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Benzoyl Peroxide
based on 188 reviews

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Clindamycin
based on 338 reviews

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Erythromycin Oral Antibiotic
based on 189 reviews

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Differin Adapalene (0.1%) Gel
based on 1230 reviews

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Azelex Azelaic Acid (20%) Cream
based on 208 reviews

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Benzoyl Peroxide
based on 188 reviews

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Clindamycin
based on 338 reviews

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Sodium Sulfacetamide
based on 94 reviews

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Tazorotene (Tazorac, Avage)
based on 575 reviews

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Tetracycline Oral Antibiotic
based on 347 reviews

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Erythromycin Oral Antibiotic
based on 189 reviews

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Minocycline Oral Antibiotic
based on 1070 reviews

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Doxycycline Oral Antibiotic
based on 1174 reviews

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Isotretinoin (Accutane)
based on 1859 reviews

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Ortho Tri-Cyclen Oral Contraceptive
based on 785 reviews

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Vinegar (as a topical)
based on 390 reviews

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Vitamin B5
based on 277 reviews

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Lemon Juice (applied topically)
based on 804 reviews

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Toothpaste
based on 469 reviews

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Aspirin Mask
based on 451 reviews

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Lemon Juice (as a drink)
based on 130 reviews

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Vinegar (as a topical)
based on 390 reviews

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Lemon Juice (applied topically)
based on 804 reviews

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Lemon Juice (as a drink)
based on 130 reviews

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Actimine
based on 2 reviews

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Manuka Oil
based on 9 reviews

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Garlic
based on 120 reviews

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Vinegar (as a topical)
based on 390 reviews

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Toothpaste
based on 469 reviews

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Aspirin Mask
based on 451 reviews

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Lemon Juice (as a drink)
based on 130 reviews

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Tea Tree Oil
based on 581 reviews

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Manuka Oil
based on 9 reviews

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Vitamin B5
based on 277 reviews

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Lemon Juice (applied topically)
based on 804 reviews

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Zinc
based on 401 reviews

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Vitamin C
based on 47 reviews

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Vitamin E
based on 179 reviews

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Green Tea
based on 330 reviews

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Smoothbeam Laser Acne Treatment
based on 103 reviews

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N-Lite Laser Acne Treatment
based on 130 reviews

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Fraxel Laser Fraxel Laser
based on 178 reviews

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CoolTouch Laser Treatment
based on 20 reviews

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V-Beam Laser Acne Treatment
based on 5 reviews

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Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)
based on 8 reviews

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ClearLight Acne Treatment
based on 20 reviews

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Omnilux Light Treatment
based on 23 reviews

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Levulan Blue Light Acne Treatment
based on 172 reviews

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Verilux ClearWave® Light Therapy Acne Treatment System
based on 46 reviews

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Zeno Acne Clearing Device
based on 119 reviews

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ThermaClear Acne Clearing Device
based on 9 reviews

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Steaming
based on 12 reviews

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Zeno Hot Spot
based on 19 reviews

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No!No! Skin Acne Treatment System
based on 2 reviews

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Basis Sensitive Skin Bar
based on 43 reviews

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Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 81 reviews

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Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 31 reviews

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Cetaphil Antibacterial Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 93 reviews

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
based on 513 reviews

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Neutrogena Extra Gentle Cleanser
based on 48 reviews

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
based on 513 reviews

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Neutrogena Extra Gentle Cleanser
based on 48 reviews

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Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash
based on 211 reviews

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Clean & Clear Essentials Foaming Facial Cleanser
based on 76 reviews

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Phisoderm Deep Cleaning Cleanser for Sensitive Skin
based on 10 reviews

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Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Cleanser
based on 223 reviews

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Basis Sensitive Skin Bar
based on 43 reviews

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Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 81 reviews

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Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 31 reviews

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Cetaphil Antibacterial Gentle Cleansing Bar
based on 93 reviews

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Aveeno Active Naturals Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin
based on 20 reviews

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Lever 2000 Special Moisture Response Bar Soap, Anti-Bacterial
based on 11 reviews

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Noxzema Cleansing Cream, Sensitive
based on 19 reviews

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Clearasil Daily Face Wash, Sensitive
based on 115 reviews

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Noxzema Cleansing Lotion, Sensitive
based on 37 reviews

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Clean & Clear Blackhead Clearing Scrub
based on 131 reviews

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Clean & Clear Deep Action Cream Cleanser, Oil-Free
based on 131 reviews

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Oxy Maximum Action Advanced Face Wash
based on 299 reviews

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Clean & Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets
based on 140 reviews

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Stridex Maximum Pads with Salicylic Acid, Alcohol Free
based on 52 reviews

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Clearasil Maximum Strength Pore Cleansing Pads
based on 46 reviews

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Stridex Daily Care Acne Pads, Sensitive with Aloe, Alcohol Free
based on 15 reviews

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Stridex Essential Alcohol Free Pads with Salicylic Acid
based on 1 reviews

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Clean & Clear Morning Burst Facial Cleanser with Bursting Beads, Oil-Free
based on 109 reviews

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St. Ives Medicated Apricot Scrub for Oily or Acne Prone Skin
based on 116 reviews

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Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub
based on 47 reviews

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Neutrogena Pore Refining Exfoliating Cleanser
based on 35 reviews

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Noxzema Daily Exfoliating Cleanser
based on 4 reviews

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Nivea for Men Deep Cleaning Face Scrub
based on 1 reviews

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Biore Blemish Fighting Cleansing Cloths
based on 9 reviews

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Dove Essential Nutrients Cleansing Cloths Refill, Regular
based on 1 reviews

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Neutrogena Make-up Remover Cleansing Towelettes
based on 8 reviews

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Philosophy Purity Made Simple
based on 13 reviews

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L'Oreal Pure Zone Pore Tightening Astringent
based on 21 reviews

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Youthful Essence Microdermabrasion System
based on 27 reviews

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Zeno Acne Clearing Device
based on 119 reviews

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Clarisonic Skin Care Brush
based on 94 reviews

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Clarisonic Facial Cleansing System
based on 4 reviews

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Eucerin Skin Renewal SPF 15 Day Lotion
based on 17 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture with Sunscreen SPF 15
based on 72 reviews

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Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15
based on 130 reviews

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Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion with SPF 15
based on 49 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Everyday Protection Face Lotion for Sensitive Skin, SPF 30
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Clear Skin Formula Daily Control & Care Moisture Creme
based on 7 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture, Sensitive Skin
based on 63 reviews

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Jojoba Oil
based on 336 reviews

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Shea Butter
based on 68 reviews

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Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer
based on 81 reviews

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Clean & Clear Dual Action Moisturizer Oil-Free
based on 206 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture, Combination Skin
based on 66 reviews

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L'Oreal Pure Zone Skin Relief Oil-Free Moisturizer
based on 13 reviews

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Nivea for Men Oil Control Balancing Lotion SPF 4
based on 4 reviews

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Proactiv Solution Daily Oil Control
based on 33 reviews

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Biore Pore Minimizing Lightweight Moisturizer SPF 15, Oil-Free
based on 18 reviews

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Pure Cosmetics Fruit Pigmented Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20
based on 1 reviews

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Garnier BB Cream Combo-Oily Skin
based on 3 reviews

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Tarte Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer
based on 1 reviews

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Alpha Hydrox Enhanced Lotion
based on 62 reviews

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AmLactin 12% Moisturizing Lotion
based on 13 reviews

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Olay Total Effects Daily Moisturizer
based on 10 reviews

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Dove Energy Glow Brightening Night Cream
based on 1 reviews

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Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream - Night
based on 5 reviews

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Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream SPF 15
based on 2 reviews

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Eucerin Skin Renewal SPF 15 Day Lotion
based on 17 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture with Sunscreen SPF 15
based on 72 reviews

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Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15
based on 130 reviews

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Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion with SPF 15
based on 49 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Everyday Protection Face Lotion for Sensitive Skin, SPF 30
based on 13 reviews

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Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics
based on 21 reviews

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Almay Smart Shade Foundation
based on 13 reviews

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Covergirl Simply Powder
based on 5 reviews

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Clinique Pore Minimizer Instant Perfector
based on 1 reviews

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Estee Lauder Double Wear
based on 15 reviews

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Revlon Colorstay
based on 71 reviews

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Almay Smart Shade Foundation
based on 13 reviews

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Estee Lauder Double Wear
based on 15 reviews

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Revlon Colorstay
based on 71 reviews

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Neutrogena Microclear Skin Clearing makeup
based on 46 reviews

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Clinique Stay True Oil-Free Foundation
based on 1 reviews

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Physician's Formula Mineral Wear Foundation
based on 14 reviews

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Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics
based on 21 reviews

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Covergirl Simply Powder
based on 5 reviews

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Maybelline Dream Matte Powder
based on 11 reviews

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Mary Kay Mineral Powder Foundation
based on 6 reviews

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Carley's Clear and Smooth Mineral Foundation
based on 3 reviews

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Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals
based on 93 reviews

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Clinique Soft-Pressed Powder Blusher
based on 3 reviews

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Maybelline Mineral Power Illuminator
based on 3 reviews

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NARS Powder Blush
based on 3 reviews

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NARS Bronzing Powder
based on 2 reviews

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Covergirl Classic Color Blush
based on 2 reviews

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Flirt! Glamouflage Medicated Healer/Concealer
based on 1 reviews

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Revlon ColorStay Blemish Concealer
based on 3 reviews

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Maybelline Cover Stick Concealer
based on 10 reviews

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Dermablend Quick Fix Concealer
based on 1 reviews

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Physician's Formula Gentle Cover Stick Concealer
based on 6 reviews

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MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer
based on 1 reviews

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Clinique Pore Minimizer Instant Perfector
based on 1 reviews

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Rimmel Fix & Perfect Foundation Primer
based on 5 reviews

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Avon Magix Face Perfector SPF 20
based on 3 reviews

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L'Oreal Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base
based on 4 reviews

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Dinair Air Brush Makeup System
based on 6 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture with Sunscreen SPF 15
based on 72 reviews

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Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15
based on 130 reviews

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Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion with SPF 15
based on 49 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Eucerin Everyday Protection Face Lotion for Sensitive Skin, SPF 30
based on 13 reviews

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Aveeno Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 15
based on 28 reviews

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Nivea for Men Oil Control Balancing Lotion SPF 4
based on 4 reviews

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MAC Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15
based on 10 reviews

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Revlon ColorStay Mineral Foundation SPF 10
based on 3 reviews

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Boots Botanics Complexion Refining Day Moisturizing Lotion SPF12
based on 2 reviews

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture with Sunscreen SPF 15
based on 72 reviews

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Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15
based on 130 reviews

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Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion with SPF 15
based on 49 reviews

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Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15
based on 13 reviews

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Aveeno Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 15
based on 28 reviews

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Clean & Clear Morning Glow Moisturizer SPF 15
based on 76 reviews

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Eucerin Everyday Protection Face Lotion for Sensitive Skin, SPF 30
based on 13 reviews

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Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 45
based on 55 reviews

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Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 30
based on 28 reviews

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Sea & Ski Faces Sensitive Skin Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50
based on 5 reviews

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Neutrogena Visibly Even Daily Moisturizer, SPF 30
based on 43 reviews

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Devita Solar Protective Moisturizer
based on 2 reviews

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Gillette Sensor Excel Razor
based on 18 reviews

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Edge Sensitive Skin Shave Gel with Aloe
based on 3 reviews

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Edge Active Care Shave Gel, Ultra Sensitive, For Razor Bumps
based on 5 reviews

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Edge Extra Protection Shave Gel
based on 2 reviews

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Gillette Sensor Excel Razor
based on 18 reviews

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Gillette MACH3 Turbo Razor
based on 1 reviews

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Gillette MACH3 Razor
based on 9 reviews

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Gillette Good News Disposable Razors
based on 4 reviews

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BIC Comfort Twin Sensitive Skin
based on 5 reviews

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Conair GMT900 iStubble Electric Facial Hair Trimmer
based on 1 reviews

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Gillette Sensor Excel Razor
based on 18 reviews

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Edge Sensitive Skin Shave Gel with Aloe
based on 3 reviews

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Edge Active Care Shave Gel, Ultra Sensitive, For Razor Bumps
based on 5 reviews

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Edge Extra Protection Shave Gel
based on 2 reviews

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Dermabrasion
based on 41 reviews

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Laser Resurfacing
based on 163 reviews

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Punch Techniques
based on 9 reviews

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Subcision
based on 23 reviews

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Augmentation
based on 15 reviews

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Alpha Hydrox Oil-Free Treatment 10% Glycolic AHA, Anti-Wrinkle
based on 13 reviews

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Dermabrasion
based on 41 reviews

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Laser Resurfacing
based on 163 reviews

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Punch Techniques
based on 9 reviews

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Subcision
based on 23 reviews

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Augmentation
based on 15 reviews

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Alpha Hydrox Oil-Free Treatment 10% Glycolic AHA, Anti-Wrinkle
based on 13 reviews

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Mederma Advanced Scar Gel
based on 125 reviews

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Beyond Plus Acnesil Silicone Scar Gel
based on 1 reviews

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Emu Oil
based on 82 reviews

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Elicina
based on 24 reviews

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Fair & Lovely Anti Marks Cream
based on 21 reviews

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Body Buddy
based on 9 reviews

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New Derma Wand Professional Grade High Frequency Tool
based on 2 reviews

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Visine Advanced Redness Reliever Eye Drops
based on 12 reviews

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OxyLift Oxygenated Facelift System
based on 10 reviews

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Meda Betadine Shampoo
based on 1 reviews

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Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Swivel Stick SPF30
based on 1 reviews

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Carmex Lip balm
based on 1 reviews

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The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil Facial Blotting Tissues
based on 2 reviews

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Proactiv Solution Acne Treatment System
based on 4374 reviews

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Acne.org Benzoyl Peroxide Treatment
based on 1137 reviews

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Acne.org The Regimen
based on 177 reviews

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Isotretinoin (Accutane)
based on 1859 reviews

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Proactiv Solution X Out
based on 33 reviews

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Tretinoin (Retin-A, Retisol-A)
based on 1339 reviews

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Epiduo Adapalene (.1%) and Benzoyl Peroxide (2.5%) Gel
based on 370 reviews

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Baking Soda
based on 887 reviews

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Differin Adapalene (0.1%) Gel
based on 1230 reviews

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Acne.org Moisturizer
based on 273 reviews

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Spironolactone
based on 994 reviews

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Egg White Mask
based on 495 reviews

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Lemon Juice (applied topically)
based on 804 reviews

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Doxycycline Oral Antibiotic
based on 1174 reviews

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Quinoderm Cream
based on 196 reviews

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Tea Tree Oil
based on 581 reviews

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Clindamycin
based on 338 reviews

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
based on 513 reviews


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Diane-35
By ErinLauri on 04/18/2014

Dianne has worked miracles for me. I was on it for 8 years and decided to take a break. Worst mistake ever - after 6 months I was back to producing oily skin and terrible cystic acne on my chin and chest that would take many months to heal, and would leave purple scarring. I've now been back on the pill for 3 weeks and haven't had any major cystic acne breakouts, only tiny pimples - for me this feels like a miracle as I had started to get depressed with the state of my skin.


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Isotretinoin (Accutane)
By lisa1441 on 04/18/2014

I dont mind feeling the effects of accutane (the dryness) as atleast I can tell its actually doing something...Unlike doxycyline you dont really know if its working and may waste 2 months waiting around like I did for it to do nothing.

Three weeks in to accutane and I WOULD be clear by now but I picked some tiny little bumps on my skin and the top layer broke leaving me 3 or 4 scabs :( I cant blame accutane, only myself for that. So this drug works fast on my mild but persistent acne. I feel much better using this medication knowing it has such a high success rate!


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Isotretinoin (Accutane)
By red panda on 04/18/2014

I had a bad experience with this drug. 4-5 months after I quit yasmin BP my face acne got worse and I got a sudden awful backne which I never had before in my life. My derm suggested accutane and I had to quit 2.5 into it because of the severe hair loss. I was taking only 20mg daily and started experiencing hair loss after only 2 weeks on it. My derm kept reassuring me it was temporary and it was going to stop eventually but I didn't want to go bald until the end of my treatment. Do you imagine 4 more months of shedding? No, thanks. It's just not worth it from the millions of side effects you can get, some of them far more serious than hair loss. Every day on it was truly a torture, hope the hair shedding stops soon. I'm sure the acne will come back soon since I have PCOS and the problem is hormonal..so girls, it's not worth it if your problem is hormonal,sooner or later it will come back if your hormones are not regulated.

Pros:
  • Cleared skin fairly quickly for me
  • Had to wash hair only 2 times per week
Cons:
  • Constantly chapped lips and flaky skin
  • Itchy and burning skalp,dandruff
  • Awful hairloss, fatigue, tired eyes

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Isotretinoin (Accutane)
By accutanesavedmylife on 04/18/2014

Wow ... Lemme tell you my story.

I struggled with cystic acne throughout my 20's. At first it was a zit or two and gradually it would be like 4-5 at a time. Always large and painful. I would squeeze them and so much fluid would come out and of course scarring.

I tried so many different products without prevail. Sure short term they would seem to work but my acne always returned .

At the age of 30, I realized I felt depressed and sometimes wished I wasn't alive to experience the humiliation and trauma of the acne ruining my face.

I spoke to the doctor who told me sometimes accutane works and sometimes it doesn't but I was forewarned about all the scary sounding effects.

Yes you will have dry lips... Yes you back will feel stiffer and it's hard to exercise not sure why. Yes your hair doesn't get as greasy some would even say it is dry during the course of treatment.

I did it for 5 months. The first 3 months it was rough. The first 2.5 months my skin was in the worst condition ever . By 4.5 months, it was a reddened face but no more acne.

Month 7 post accutane, I'm thankful and feel blessed that i haven't had any acne since stopping the medicine.

My heart goes out to anyone who is struggling with this disease as I know how sad it is to wake up and feeling anxiety to look in the mirror.

I would highly recommend accutane. I used generic ISO-something . 20 mg twice daily.

Pros:
  • Clear skin by end of the treatment
  • Self esteem restored
  • Fresh looking skin noted
Cons:
  • Dry everything
  • Sometimes had light headedness
  • Long duration of treatment

Top reviewers

Dan latest review: Moisturizing Lotion

“A few people asked me to try this moisturizer so I gave it a go. Whenever I test products I do my absolute best not to change any other variables, so I just did The Regimen exactly, but swapped out Acne.org Moisturizer for CeraVe. For the first week it was great. CeraVe has a very light feel going on which is welcomed because thin products reduce physical irritation during application. It also looked fine on my skin all day and didn't make me shiny like some other moisturizers have. It also is very, very good at moisturizing. I could use only 1 and 1/2 pumps of it for my entire face and neck and stay hydrated all day. However, it has Ceteareth-20 and Cetearyl Alcohol prominently listed on the ingredient deck, so I was a little worried it would clog my pores. The combo of these 2 ingredients, which are very often used together, rank as a 4 out of 5 for comedogenicity (potential to clog pores and cause acne). Since I know it can take about 2 weeks for acne to appear, I just enjoyed the product for the first week and well into the second week. Then wham. I got some pretty bad clogged pores around my nose...both sides of my nose and under my nose as well. The look was a "thickness" to my skin, with the beginnings of what would be stubborn breakouts starting to come on. This is exactly what I would expect from a pore clogging product. Once I realized at about the second week mark that my skin was clogging up pretty badly, I stopped using it. That night I slathered on Acne.org AHA+ (10% glycolic acid) in place of moisturizer, and by the next morning I woke up looking much better. For the next 2-3 days I applied Acne.org Moisturizer mixed half & half with AHA+ and got my skin right back to normal and clear. I'm giving CeraVe 2 stars only because it does not work well within The Regimen and from my experience is not good for acne-prone skin. As a general moisturizer for people who are not acne-prone, I think it's great.”

smurfo9 latest review: Moisturizer

“Please bring back the Old formula moisturizer, I know it is still sold in 2 ounce bottles but that is not cost effective. Now I have to order 8 of those at $5 A piece for a grand total of $40 for one months supply of moisturizer. Please offer both products Dan in the same economical large bottles. PLEASE! Nothing else is working well.”

Lucie latest review: Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

“Since I went off birth control, I have developed cystic acne and scars. I have believed that IPL would be the answer to get nicer skin, but after 3 IPLs I was left with a hyper-pigmentation that I am unable to cover up with any make up. Every time I get out of hot shower, that hyper-pigmentation is beaming. The spots where the laser hit my skin are white and would not recommend this procedure. After consulting with few salons and getting a different answer and recommendation, I am staying away from any laser.”

emmanuel latest review: All-Day Acne Control Leave-On Foam

“Love this. My favorite Bp, and I've tried them ALL. Literally disappears into your skin. So effective. It prevents and clears up acne so fast compared to other types of Bp. The foam is really great. I think it makes it penetrate the skin more, instead of sitting on top of the skin in a gross thick layer. Will last a long time bc you need so little. Got rid of a painful pimple overnight. Less drying for me than gel Bp. I seriously hope they never discontinue this.”

cln latest review: Fish Oil

“I started taking 3 nature's bounty fish oil pills per day as directed on the bottle. I heard it could help acne from various sources. Well......not in my case. My entire face is covered (100's) of bumps and pustules. I only get a few pimples during my cycle. I'm now a full blow acne patient. Had to go to derm to figure out what to do next.”